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1979 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
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
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
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    John CastinoMINOAKW 5-3 @OAK000000000000000011st career game
    Rick SofieldMINOAKW 5-3 @OAK200000000000000011st career game
    Rick SofieldMINOAKW 3-1 @OAK401000010000000121st career hit, 1st career stolen base
    Rick SofieldMINOAKW 3-1 @OAK302100100100000031st career RBI
    John CastinoMINCALW 8-1 @CAL311100100000000041st career hit, 1st career RBI
    John CastinoMINSEAW 6-5 @SEA311000010000010061st career stolen base
    Rick SofieldMINCALL 6-11 vs CAL5040001010100000104 hits
    Roy SmalleyMINDETW 5-3 @DET53410110000000005494 hits
    Craig KusickMINTORW 16-6 vs TOR23200220000000004572 home runs
    Ken LandreauxMINTORW 16-6 vs TOR53410150001000001445 RBIs, 4 hits
    Roy SmalleyMINTORW 16-6 vs TOR54400240011000005582 home runs, 4 runs scored, 4 hits
    John CastinoMINTEXL 8-9 vs TEX5120011000000000271st career home run
    Roy SmalleyMINTEXL 8-9 vs TEX63400110000000005634 hits
    Hosken PowellMINKCAW 10-6 @KCA62401020000000001234 hits
    Bob RandallMINBALL 2-3 @BAL41410010010000004024 hits
    Dan GrahamMINBOSL 1-2 @BOS100000000000000011st career game
    Roger EricksonMINBALL 5-8 vs BAL000000000000000011st career game
    Roy SmalleyMINCHAW 7-1 @CHA42330010001001005983 Doubles
    Dave EdwardsMINMILW 8-7 vs MIL4330024000000000462 home runs
    Roy SmalleyMINCHAW 16-4 vs CHA63310150000000006035 RBIs
    Butch WynegarMINSEAL 2-10 vs SEA3010000000100000500500th career game
    Mike CubbageMINOAKL 1-7 @OAK4111000000000000500500th career game
    Ken LandreauxMINOAKW 9-7 vs OAK42400030010000002284 hits
    Ken LandreauxMINBOSW 10-5 vs BOS53311160000000002366 RBIs
    Gary WardMINKCAL 0-1 vs KCA000000000000000011st career game
    John CastinoMINKCAW 8-3 vs KCA42401020000001001254 hits
    Jesus VegaMINKCAW 8-3 vs KCA100000000000000011st career game
    Kevin StanfieldMINTEXL 3-5 @TEX000000000000000011st career game
    Ron JacksonMINCHAL 0-6 @CHA3000000001000000500500th career game
    Gary WardMINMILL 7-8 @MIL101000000100000061st career hit
    Hosken PowellMINCHAL 2-4 vs CHA50410000000000002234 hits
    Terry FeltonMINMILL 1-10 vs MIL000000000000000011st career game
    Gary WardMINMILL 8-11 vs MIL1010001000000000101st career RBI
    Butch WynegarMINMILL 8-11 vs MIL42400020000000005764 hits
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Mike MarshallMINCLEW 4-2 @CLESv 11000010004000--60085-93600th career game
    Pete RedfernMINDETW 3-0 @DETSv 2.110002300010000--7618-191st career save
    Dave GoltzMINOAKW 3-0 @OAKWSHO960000500032000--23492-73Complete game/Shutout
    Jerry KoosmanMINCALW 4-1 vs CALW 7.181102800032000--400152-147400th career game
    Pete RedfernMINCALW 7-1 vs CALW 6.1611041000129000--8120-2010 Strikeouts
    Jerry KoosmanMINOAKW 1-0 vs OAKWSHO9100000400034000--402154-147Complete game/Shutout
    Dave GoltzMINBALL 1-5 vs BALL 8.2955241000039000--24093-7610 Strikeouts
    Jerry KoosmanMINKCAW 5-1 vs KCAWCG921110700029000--407158-1482-hitter
    Kevin StanfieldMINTEXL 3-5 @TEX 0.10000000001000--10-01st career game
    Terry FeltonMINMILL 1-10 vs MIL 20000010006000--10-01st career game
    Jerry KoosmanMINMILW 5-0 vs MILWSHO990001300035000--413160-150Complete game/Shutout

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