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1978 MINNESOTA TWINS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Bloomington,MN
Team Record:  73-89   .451
Result:   4th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Gene Mauch
General Manager:   Calvin Griffith
Stadium:  Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance:  787,878
Playoffs:  -

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Mike Marshall (35)
Youngest Player:  Gary Serum (21)
Longest Tenure:  Rod Carew (12)
Top Hitter:  Rod Carew (5)
Top Pitcher:  Dave Goltz (20)
Top Draft Pick:  Lenny Faedo (#16)

Roster Continuity:  72.04%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
KC Royals9270.568--
Texas8775.5375.0
California8775.5375.0
Minnesota7389.45119.0
Chi White Sox7190.44120.5
Oakland6993.42623.0
Seattle56104.35035.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
8Glenn AdamsOFMLB6-0185LeftRight10/4/194730Northbridge,Massachusetts196814HOU

14Glenn BorgmannCMLB6-4210RightRight5/25/195028Paterson,New Jersey197119MIN
29Rod Carew1B-2BMLB6-0182LeftRight10/1/194532Gatun,Panama1964UDFA MIN
12Rich ChilesOFMLB5-11170LeftLeft11/22/194928Sacramento,California1968223HOU
26Mike Cubbage3BMLB6-0180LeftRight7/21/195027Charlottesville,Virginia1971225Wa2
33Dave EdwardsOFMLB6-0177RightRight2/24/195424Los Angeles,California19717163MIN
19Roger EricksonPMLB6-3190RightRight8/30/195621Springfield,Illinois1977367MIN
15Dan FordOFMLB6-1185RightRight5/19/195226Los Angeles,California1970118OAK
30Dave GoltzPMLB6-4215RightRight6/23/194929Pelican Rapids,Minnesota1967596MIN
37Roric HarrisonPMLB6-3195RightRight9/20/194631Los Angeles,California1965UDFA HOU
36Jeff HollyPMLB6-5210LeftLeft3/1/195325San Pedro,California197117383CHW
31Darrell JacksonPMLB5-10150BothLeft4/3/195622Los Angeles,California19779223MIN
27Dave JohnsonPMLB6-1183RightRight10/4/194829Abilene,Texas1967598BAL
21Tom JohnsonPMLB6-1185RightRight4/2/195127St. Paul,Minnesota1980UDFA CHW
22Craig Kusick1BMLB6-3232RightRight9/30/194829Milwaukee,Wisconsin1980UDFA SD
28,33Mike MarshallPMLB5-10180RightRight1/15/194335Adrian,MichiganUDFA 
34Jose Morales1B-CMLB6-0195RightRight12/30/194433Bayamon,Puerto Rico1964UDFA SF
24Willie NorwoodOFMLB6-0185RightRight11/7/195027 1972356MIN
39Stan PerzanowskiPMLB6-2170BothRight8/25/195027East Chicago,Indiana196816362CHW
10Hosken PowellOFMLB6-1185LeftLeft5/14/195523Selma,Alabama1975119PIT
32Bob Randall2BMLB6-3180RightRight6/10/194830Norton,Kansas1969232LAD
17Pete RedfernPMLB6-2195RightRight8/25/195423Glendale,California197611MIN
9Bombo RiveraOFMLB5-10187RightRight8/2/195225Ponce,Puerto Rico1981UDFA KC
28Mac ScarcePMLB6-3200LeftLeft4/8/194929Danville,Virginia19718172PHI
20Gary SerumPMLB6-1180RightRight10/24/195621Fargo,North Dakota1979UDFA MIN
5Roy SmalleySSMLB6-1185BothRight10/25/195225Los Angeles,California197411TEX
40John SuttonPMLB5-11185RightRight11/13/195225Dallas,Texas1974348TEX
18Greg ThayerPMLB5-11182RightRight10/23/194928Cedar Rapids,Iowa197132693SF
23Paul ThormodsgardPMLB6-2190RightRight11/10/195324San Francisco,California1978UDFA MIN
7Rob Wilfong2BMLB6-1185LeftRight9/1/195324Pasadena,California197113307MIN
1Larry Wolfe3B-2BMLB5-11170RightRight3/2/195325Melbourne,Florida19739203MIN
16Butch WynegarCMLB6-0194BothRight3/14/195622York,Pennsylvania1974238MIN
38Geoff ZahnPMLB6-1180LeftLeft12/19/194532Baltimore,Maryland1968586LAD
Team PersonnelPosition 
Joe BoyleBroadcaster 
Herb CarnealBroadcaster 
Ed DunnScout 
Tony GiulianiScout 
Calvin GriffithGeneral Manager 
Harmon KillebrewBroadcaster 
Karl KuehlThird Base Coach 
Gene MauchManager 
Tony OlivaHitting Coach 
Camilo PascualPitching Coach 
Frank QuiliciBroadcaster 
Jerry ZimmermanBullpen Coach 


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