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1980 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 77-84 .478
Rank: 3rd in American League West
Run Differential: 670-724 -54
Manager(s): Gene Mauch, Johnny Goryl
General Manager: Calvin Griffith
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 769,206 26/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Jeff Reed (#12) 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 Landreaux (#6), Rick Sofield (#13), Lenny Faedo (#16)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9765.599--
8379.51214.0
7784.47819.5
7685.47220.5
7090.43726.0
6595.40631.0
59103.36438.0
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
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Sal ButeraMINOAKW 9-7 @OAK100000000010000011st career game
    Doug CorbettMINOAKW 9-7 @OAK000000000000000011st career game
    Rick SofieldMINOAKW 9-7 @OAK6330011000100000351st career home run
    Ken LandreauxMINOAKW 6-0 @OAK53420110000000002704 hits
    Hosken PowellMINSEAW 8-3 @SEA52402010000000012331 Triples, 4 hits
    Jose MoralesMINOAKW 5-1 vs OAK1000000000000000500500th career game
    John CastinoMINOAKW 20-11 vs OAK51401040001000001654 hits
    Roy SmalleyMINOAKW 20-11 vs OAK44200010020000007094 runs scored
    Sal ButeraMINSEAL 4-6 vs SEA211000000100000031st career hit
    Ken LandreauxMINNYAL 6-9 vs NYA50400040000000002884 hits
    Jesus VegaMINNYAL 6-9 vs NYA311000100110000151st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Jesus VegaMINNYAW 1-0 @NYA3000000101200100121st career stolen base
    Jose MoralesMINMILL 11-14 vs MIL3000000000000003503Grounded into 3 Double Plays
    Butch WynegarMINMILL 11-14 vs MIL31202030000000106103 Triples
    John CastinoMINCHAW 3-2 @CHA40400000000001001814 hits
    Mike KinnunenMINDETL 4-8 @DET000000000000000011st career game
    Ken LandreauxMINTORW 8-6 @TOR52410010000000003254 hits
    Rick SofieldMINTORW 8-6 @TOR5000000000400000864 strikeouts
    Glenn AdamsMINKCAL 2-4 vs KCA4000000000000000500500th career game
    Rob WilfongMINTEXW 5-3 @TEX40400010000001003634 hits
    John CastinoMINKCAW 12-3 @KCA51400150000000002145 RBIs, 4 hits
    Ken LandreauxMINTEXW 10-3 vs TEX52303010000000003381 Triples
    Ron JacksonMINSEAW 12-4 @SEA62401020000000005694 hits
    Pete MackaninMINSEAW 12-4 @SEA51410000010000004164 hits
    Jose MoralesMINSEAW 12-4 @SEA62300260000000015342 home runs, 6 RBIs
    Sal ButeraMINNYAW 5-4 @NYA3010001000100001151st career RBI
    Albert WilliamsMINBALL 7-8 vs BAL000000000000000011st career game
    John CastinoMINNYAW 2-1 vs NYA50410010100000002414 hits
    Dave EdwardsMINBALL 2-3 @BAL40000000004000001664 strikeouts
    John CastinoMINOAKL 2-11 @OAK41400000000000002444 hits
    Ken LandreauxMINCALL 5-9 @CAL52420000000000003704 hits
    Rick SofieldMINCLEL 2-5 vs CLE40000000004000001474 strikeouts
    Lenny FaedoMINDETW 4-0 @DET311000000000010011st career game, 1st career hit
    Roy SmalleyMINMILW 15-2 vs MIL52400020000000008064 hits
    Ron JacksonMINCHAL 3-5 @CHA52410010100000006244 hits
    Gary WardMINMILL 8-9 @MIL5241112000000000144 hits, 1st career home run
    Bob VeselicMINMILL 0-5 @MIL000000000000000011st career game
    Jose MoralesMINKCAW 5-3 @KCA50401000000000005874 hits
    Gary WardMINKCAW 5-3 @KCA4142001000000010224 hits
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Doug CorbettMINOAKW 9-7 @OAKW 510000600016000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
    Doug CorbettMINBALW 4-2 @BALSv 3.130001300014000--103-01st career save
    Albert WilliamsMINBALL 6-8 @BAL 374410210015000--10-01st career game
    Doug CorbettMINMILL 0-4 @MIL 1.20000040005000--183-1Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Jerry KoosmanMINBOSW 9-4 vs BOSWCG954112300136000--426165-1552000th career strikeout
    Geoff ZahnMINTORW 5-0 vs TORWSHO910003600132000--15749-56Complete game/Shutout, 1-hitter
    Mike KinnunenMINDETL 4-8 @DET 2.132211200011000--10-01st career game
    Darrell JacksonMINCLEW 3-2 vs CLESv 0.10000100002000--5612-141st career save
    Jerry KoosmanMINKCAW 4-1 vs KCAWCG91011021500038000--431166-15615 Strikeouts
    John VerhoevenMINBALW 8-7 vs BALW 8.272212200034000--561-61st career win
    Geoff ZahnMINBOSW 6-0 vs BOSWSHO990001800036000--16854-61Complete game/Shutout
    Albert WilliamsMINBOSW 5-4 vs BOSW 621001200021000--51-01st career win
    Jerry KoosmanMINNYAW 2-1 vs NYAWCG1031105410138000--439169-1593-hitter
    Albert WilliamsMINTORW 7-5 @TORSv 11000100004000--122-11st career save
    Bob VeselicMINMILL 0-5 @MIL 432211200015000--10-01st career game
    Geoff ZahnMINKCAW 3-0 vs KCAWSHO960001800031000--18058-67Complete game/Shutout
    Jerry KoosmanMINKCAW 8-3 vs KCAWCG933214500134000--450175-1633-hitter


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