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1979 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

+ American League
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W-L Record: 82-80 .506
Rank: 4th in American League West
Run Differential: 764-725 + 39
Manager(s): Gene Mauch
General Manager: Calvin Griffith
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 1,070,521 21/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Kevin Brandt (#11) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Jerry Zimmerman
First Base Coach: Johnny Goryl
Pitching Coach: Camilo Pascual
Third Base Coach: Karl Kuehl

#1 Draft Picks

Danny Goodwin (#1), Ken Brett (#4), Ken Landreaux (#6), Rick Sofield (#13)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8874.543--
8577.5253.0
8379.5125.0
8280.5066.0
7387.45614.0
6795.41421.0
54108.33334.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
5Roy SmalleySS2662194168
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3
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24
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95238080481599.271.353.441794.171.298.2741.0025.9274729
15Ron Jackson1B2658385158
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5
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14
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68315159956414.271.337.429766.158.249.2801.1641.6250653
44Ken LandreauxOF2456481172
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5
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15
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8310337574410813.305.347.450797.145.223.3141.5437.6254623
16Butch WynegarC2350474136
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07
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572274362511413.270.363.351714.081.228.2770.4972.0177595
7Rob Wilfong2B2541971131
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6
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9
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5911429542325102.313.352.458810.146.232.3331.8646.6192485
2John Castino3B2439349112
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52522772102229.285.331.397728.112.188.3362.6778.6156445
10Hosken PowellOF243384999
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3651332531519.293.360.379739.086.195.3110.76169.0128380
8Glenn AdamsDH-OF313263498
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5022252730163.301.350.420770.120.196.3031.0840.8137361
24Willie NorwoodOF282703267
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3095205102318.248.299.385684.137.226.2852.5545.0104294
9Bombo RiveraOF262633774
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5
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31551740001316.281.324.392716.110.175.3242.35131.5103294
26Mike Cubbage3B282432667
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2318392602542.276.371.350721.074.206.2970.67121.585291
33Dave EdwardsOF252294257
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3563244511305.249.323.389712.140.258.2781.8828.689257
32Bob Randall2B311992549
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34Jose MoralesDH341912151
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27001427254310.267.319.335654.068.141.2971.9395.564214
25Danny GoodwinDH251592246
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2700112301205.289.335.497832.208.277.3132.0931.879172
12Rick SofieldOF2293828
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001223122700202.301.381.355736.054.172.4242.25--33107
14Glenn BorgmannC2970414
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00810121100203.200.317.243560.043.229.2370.92--1784
22Craig KusickDH-1B3054813
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60031100001.241.281.481762.241.296.2503.6718.02657
35Gary WardOF-DH251424
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0001013300000.286.412.286698.000.143.3641.00--417
37Jesus VegaDH237000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
37Dan GrahamDH244000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
Batting Totals186655447641544256461127146645526693313714253116.278.338.402740.123.222.2991.3249.522286265
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
36Jerry Koosman3520133.383736102002632681089919831572131.339.140.652.835.351.89
30Dave Goltz3014134.1636351211025028212411622691325011.4010.110.792.474.731.91
38Geoff Zahn331373.572624401016918174671341581001.319.640.692.183.091.41
18Paul Hartzell256105.3628264000163193102971844441041.4510.660.992.432.431.00
28Mike Marshall3610152.649010084321421324742848818141.268.310.503.025.101.69
19Roger Erickson223105.632421001012315486771748474411.6411.271.243.513.440.98
17Pete Redfern24733.50406001311081064542835855111.318.830.672.927.082.43
31Darrell Jackson23444.302481070698936335264310011.6711.610.653.395.611.65
27Mike Bacsik27424.363100013065613932629332001.368.320.823.954.501.14
20Gary Serum22136.612050070649347471020311001.7713.081.412.814.361.55
31Ken Brett30004.859000101216771630001.6911.080.694.152.080.50
21Jeff Holly26007.50600020610750350002.1715.000.004.507.501.67
40Kevin Stanfield23006.0030000032220000000.676.000.000.000.00--
21Terry Felton21000.0010001020000010000.000.000.000.004.50--
23Paul Thormodsgard25009.0010000013111010003.0027.009.000.009.00--
Pitching Totals82804.163761623131313314441590725667128452721397151.419.910.802.824.491.60
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Butch WynegarC14665365610.9920.00
Glenn BorgmannC311291110.9930.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ron Jackson1B15714471379175.9940.00
Danny Goodwin1B8402051.0000.00
Craig Kusick1B8463061.0000.00
Mike Cubbage1B140001.0000.00
Jose Morales1B120001.0000.00
Roy Smalley1B190021.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rob Wilfong2B1332873791492.9790.00
Bob Randall2B71130166548.9830.00
Mike Cubbage2B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
John Castino3B143852771431.9630.00
Mike Cubbage3B633494109.9280.00
Bob Randall3B703001.0000.00
Ron Jackson3B113001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Roy SmalleySS16129657229144.9680.00
John CastinoSS56913.9370.00
Ron JacksonSS10000.0000.00
Bob RandallSS10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ken LandreauxOF1472921061.9810.00
Bombo RiveraOF1051691220.9890.00
Hosken PowellOF93165643.9770.00
Dave EdwardsOF86165730.9830.00
Willie NorwoodOF71147440.9740.00
Glenn AdamsOF5366230.9580.00
Rick SofieldOF3561131.9540.00
Gary WardOF580001.0000.00
Rob WilfongOF30000.0000.00
Ron JacksonOF10000.0000.00
Bob RandallOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mike MarshallP90142113114.9772.66
Pete RedfernP401087912.9411.33
Jerry KoosmanP37263105056.9232.05
Dave GoltzP36250163423.9621.80
Mike BacsikP316549001.0001.79
Paul HartzellP28163143031.9362.43
Geoff ZahnP2616983742.9182.40
Roger EricksonP2412391721.9291.90
Darrell JacksonP246931312.9412.08
Gary SerumP206451010.9372.11
Ken BrettP91233001.0004.43
Jeff HollyP6601001.0001.48
Kevin StanfieldP3310001.0003.00
Terry FeltonP120000.0000.00
Paul ThormodsgardP110000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jose MoralesDH77.0000.00
Glenn AdamsDH55.0000.00
Danny GoodwinDH51.0000.00
Mike CubbageDH21.0000.00
Willie NorwoodDH14.0000.00
Craig KusickDH12.0000.00
Hosken PowellDH5.0000.00
Dave EdwardsDH3.0000.00
Jesus VegaDH3.0000.00
Gary WardDH3.0000.00
Bombo RiveraDH2.0000.00
Butch WynegarDH2.0000.00
Dan GrahamDH1.0000.00


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