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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:  -

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

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
8Glenn AdamsOFMLB6-0185LeftRight10/4/194731Northbridge,Massachusetts196814HOU

27Mike BacsikPMLB6-1185RightRight4/1/195227Dallas,Texas197055913BAL
14Glenn BorgmannCMLB6-4210RightRight5/25/195029Paterson,New Jersey197119MIN
31Ken BrettPMLB5-11195LeftLeft9/18/194830Brooklyn,New York196614BOS
2John Castino3B-2BMLB5-11175RightRight10/23/195424Evanston,Illinois1976358MIN
26Mike Cubbage3BMLB6-0180LeftRight7/21/195028Charlottesville,Virginia1971225Wa2
33Dave EdwardsOFMLB6-0177RightRight2/24/195425Los Angeles,California19717163MIN
19Roger EricksonPMLB6-3190RightRight8/30/195622Springfield,Illinois1977367MIN
21Terry FeltonPMLB6-1180RightRight10/29/195721Texarkana,Arkansas1976234MIN
30Dave GoltzPMLB6-4215RightRight6/23/194930Pelican Rapids,Minnesota1967596MIN
25Danny Goodwin1BMLB6-1195LeftRight9/2/195325St. Louis,Missouri197511CAL
37Dan GrahamCMLB6-1205LeftRight7/19/195424Ray,Arizona197724604KC
18Paul HartzellPMLB6-5200RightRight11/2/195325Bloomsburg,Pennsylvania197510217CAL
21Jeff HollyPMLB6-5210LeftLeft3/1/195326San Pedro,California197117383CHW
31Darrell JacksonPMLB5-10150BothLeft4/3/195623Los Angeles,California19779223MIN
15Ron Jackson1B-3BMLB6-0205RightRight5/9/195326Birmingham,Alabama1971237CAL
36Jerry KoosmanPMLB6-2208RightLeft12/23/194335Appleton,Minnesota1964UDFA NYM
22Craig Kusick1BMLB6-3232RightRight9/30/194830Milwaukee,Wisconsin1980UDFA SD
44Ken LandreauxOFMLB5-11170LeftRight12/22/195424Los Angeles,California197616CAL
28Mike MarshallPMLB5-10180RightRight1/15/194336Adrian,MichiganUDFA 
34Jose Morales1B-CMLB6-0195RightRight12/30/194434Bayamon,Puerto Rico1964UDFA SF
24Willie NorwoodOFMLB6-0185RightRight11/7/195028 1972356MIN
10Hosken PowellOFMLB6-1185LeftLeft5/14/195524Selma,Alabama1975119PIT
32Bob Randall2BMLB6-3180RightRight6/10/194831Norton,Kansas1969232LAD
17Pete RedfernPMLB6-2195RightRight8/25/195424Glendale,California197611MIN
9Bombo RiveraOFMLB5-10187RightRight8/2/195226Ponce,Puerto Rico1981UDFA KC
20Gary SerumPMLB6-1180RightRight10/24/195622Fargo,North Dakota1979UDFA MIN
5Roy SmalleySSMLB6-1185BothRight10/25/195226Los Angeles,California197411TEX
12Rick SofieldOFMLB6-1195LeftRight12/16/195622Cheyenne,Wyoming1975113MIN
40Kevin StanfieldPMLB6-0190LeftLeft12/19/195523Huron,South Dakota19767126MIN
23Paul ThormodsgardPMLB6-2190RightRight11/10/195325San Francisco,California1978UDFA MIN
37Jesus Vega1BMLB6-1176RightRight10/14/195523Bayamon,Puerto Rico1976UDFA MIL
35Gary WardOFMLB6-2202RightRight12/6/195325Los Angeles,California1972UDFA MIN
7Rob Wilfong2BMLB6-1185LeftRight9/1/195325Pasadena,California197113307MIN
16Butch WynegarCMLB6-0194BothRight3/14/195623York,Pennsylvania1974238MIN
38Geoff ZahnPMLB6-1180LeftLeft12/19/194533Baltimore,Maryland1968586LAD
Team PersonnelPosition 
Herb CarnealBroadcaster 
Ed DunnScout 
Jesse FloresScout 
Tony GiulianiScout 
Johnny GorylFirst Base Coach 
Calvin GriffithGeneral Manager 
Hank IzquierdoScout 
Harmon KillebrewBroadcaster 
Karl KuehlThird Base Coach 
Bob KurtzBroadcaster 
Gene MauchManager 
Bill MessmannScout 
Larry OstermanBroadcaster 
Camilo PascualPitching Coach 
Frank QuiliciBroadcaster 
Jerry ZimmermanBullpen Coach 


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