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1979 Orlando Twins (AA)

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Parent Organization: Minnesota Twins
W-L Record: 60-81 .426
Rank: 4th in Southern League Eastern
Run Differential: 628-695 -67
Manager(s): Roy McMillan
Location: Orlando, Florida
Ballpark: Tinker Field
Attendance: 41,021 10/10
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

#1 Draft Picks

Rick Sofield (#13), Lenny Faedo (#16), Jim Gideon (#17)
Southern League Eastern Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1979 Orlando Twins season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Julio AlonsoP6-1195R-L25DET: 1975-23-527AAA--
    -Steve BensonSS5-10156R-R22MIN: 1976-2-25AAA--
    -Robert BlakeP6-0190L-L22MIN: 1974-41-688AA--
    -Gary Bozich2B5-10160R-R21BAL: 1977-2-42AA--
    -Jeff BrueggemannP6-3205R-R23MIN: 1977-36-759AAA--
    -Randy BushRF-OF6-1184L-L20MIN: 1979-2-37MLB--
    -Mark ClaphamP6-3190R-R24MIN: 1977-11-199AA--
    -Gary DobbsP6-2205R-L21MIN: 1976-27-611AA--
    -Steve Douglas3B5-11177L-R22MIN: 1975-3-61AAA--
    -Doc EstesOF6-0165L-L25MIN: 1975-12-277AAA--
    -Lenny FaedoSS6-0170R-R19MIN: 1978-1-16MLB--
    -Jim GideonP6-3190R-R25TEX: 1975-1-17MLB--
    -Lance HallbergOF-1B5-11175R-R22MIN: 1977-1-15AA--
    -Brad HavensP6-1196L-L20CAL: 1977-8-189MLB--
    -Steve HerzC6-2210R-R22MIN: 1977-6-145AAA--
    -Joe IsaacsP6-4200L-R21MIN: 1978-1-1AA--
    -Mike KinnunenP6-1185L-L21MIN: 1979-10-245MLB--
    -Tim LaudnerC6-3212R-R21MIN: 1979-3-63MLB--
    -Dwight LewisP6-2185B-R24MIN: 1977-34-743AA--
    -Bruce MacPhersonP6-2200R-R24MIN: 1976-21-490AAA--
    -Mark MaherOF6-2200R-R22MIN: 1978-7-172AA--
    -Steve MapelP6-4200R-R22Not draftedAAA--
    -Martyn MaxwellOF-3B6-1185R-R25Not draftedAA--
    -Steve McManamanOF-1B6-4215R-R24MIN: 1977-13-327AA--
    -Kevin McWhirterOF6-0185R-R23MIN: 1977-4-93AA--
    -Warren MertensP6-5210R-R25Not draftedAA--
    -John Pittman1B6-1175R-R23Not draftedAAA--
    -Jose ReyesP5-11185R-R19Not draftedAAA--
    -Wally SarmientoP6-1155R-R20Not draftedAAA--
    -Rick SofieldOF6-1195L-R22MIN: 1975-1-13MLB--
    -Scott Ullger1B6-2186R-R23MIN: 1977-18-456MLB--
    -Bob VeselicP6-0175R-R23MIN: 1976-1-9MLB--
    -Frank VilorioSS5-10165R-R23MIN: 1978-5-120AAA--
    -Ron WilkinsonSS5-11175R-R19MIN: 1979-8-193AA--

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