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1979 MINNESOTA TWINS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Bloomington,MN
Team Record:  82-80   .506
Result:   4th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Gene Mauch
General Manager:   Calvin Griffith
Stadium:  Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance:  1,070,521
Playoffs: Season in progress

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Mike Marshall (36)
Youngest Player:  Terry Felton (21)
Longest Tenure:  Glenn Borgmann, Dave Goltz (8)
Top Hitter:  Roy Smalley (10)
Top Pitcher:  Jerry Koosman (9)
Top Draft Pick:  Kevin Brandt (#11)

Roster Continuity:  75.45%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
California8874.543--
KC Royals8577.5253.0
Texas8379.5125.0
Minnesota8280.5066.0
Chi White Sox7387.45614.0
Seattle6795.41421.0
Oakland54108.33334.0

BATTING STATISTICS
BatterGameSeasonResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPC-GC-HC-HRC-RBIC-SBFeat Description
John Castino1979-04-061979W  5-3 @ OAK000000000000000100001st career game
Rick Sofield1979-04-061979W  5-3 @ OAK200000000000000100001st career game
Rick Sofield1979-04-071979W  3-1 @ OAK401000010000001210011st career hit, 1st career stolen base
Rick Sofield1979-04-081979W  3-1 @ OAK302100100100000330111st career RBI
John Castino1979-04-101979W  8-1 @ CAL311100100000000410101st career hit, 1st career RBI
John Castino1979-04-141979W  6-5 @ SEA311000010000100630311st career stolen base
Rick Sofield1979-04-181979L  11-6 vs MIN5040001010100001080224 hits
Roy Smalley1979-04-291979W  5-3 @ DET53410110000000054951335223134 hits
Craig Kusick1979-05-081979W  16-6 vs MIN23200220000000045727444161112 home runs
Ken Landreaux1979-05-081979W  16-6 vs MIN53410150001000014411594995 RBis, 4 hits
Roy Smalley1979-05-081979W  16-6 vs MIN54400240011000055852939234132 home runs, 4 runs scored, 4 hits
John Castino1979-05-151979L  9-8 vs MIN512001100000000271511111st career home run
Roy Smalley1979-05-151979L  9-8 vs MIN63400110000000056353840236134 hits
Hosken Powell1979-05-181979W  10-6 @ KCA624010200000000123100334114 hits
Bob Randall1979-06-041979L  3-2 @ BAL414100100100000402305184104 hits
Dan Graham1979-06-081979L  2-1 @ BOS100000000000000100001st career game
Roger Erickson1979-06-171979L  8-5 vs MIN000000000000000100001st career game
Roy Smalley1979-06-241979W  7-1 @ CHA42330010001010059857742255143 Doubles
Dave Edwards1979-06-261979W  8-7 vs MIN433002400000000462541432 home runs
Roy Smalley1979-06-301979W  16-4 vs MIN63310150000000060358945266145 RBis
Butch Wynegar1979-07-031979L  10-2 vs MIN301000000010000500454292305500th career game
Mike Cubbage1979-08-011979L  7-1 @ OAK411100000000000500394251996500th career game
Ken Landreaux1979-08-111979W  9-7 vs MIN4240003001000002282101286184 hits
Ken Landreaux1979-08-201979W  10-5 vs MIN5331116000000002362171393186 RBis
Gary Ward1979-09-031979L  1-0 vs MIN000000000000000100001st career game
John Castino1979-09-051979W  8-3 vs MIN4240102000001001259034154 hits
Jesus Vega1979-09-051979W  8-3 vs MIN100000000000000100001st career game
Kevin Stanfield1979-09-141979L  5-3 @ TEX000000000000000100001st career game
Ron Jackson1979-09-191979L  6-0 @ CHA3000000001000005004343519214500th career game
Gary Ward1979-09-231979L  8-7 @ MIL101000000100000610001st career hit
Hosken Powell1979-09-271979L  4-2 vs MIN504100000000000223191567164 hits
Terry Felton1979-09-281979L  10-1 vs MIN000000000000000100001st career game
Gary Ward1979-09-291979L  11-8 vs MIN1010001000000001040101st career RBI
Butch Wynegar1979-09-291979L  11-8 vs MIN4240002000000005765183125054 hits


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