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1980 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

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W-L Record: 77-84 .478
Rank: 3rd in American League West
Run Differential: 670-724 -54
Roster Continuity 85.41% 4/26
Manager(s): Gene Mauch, Johnny Goryl
General Manager: Calvin Griffith
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 769,206 26/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
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
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1980 Minnesota Twins season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    8Glenn AdamsOF6-0185L-R321975HOU: 1968-1-4MLB--
    30Fernando ArroyoP6-2180R-R281975DET: 1970-10-243MLB--
    27Mike BacsikP6-1185R-R281975BAL: 1970-55-922MLB--
    11Sal ButeraC6-0190R-R271980Not draftedMLB--
    2John Castino3B-2B5-11175R-R251979MIN: 1976-3-58MLB--
    23Doug CorbettP6-1185R-R271980Not draftedMLB--
    26Mike Cubbage3B6-0180L-R291974WS2: 1971-2-25MLB--
    33Dave EdwardsOF6-0177R-R261978MIN: 1971-7-169MLB--
    19Roger EricksonP6-3190R-R231978MIN: 1977-3-67MLB--
    21Lenny FaedoSS6-0170R-R201980MIN: 1978-1-16MLB--
    37Terry FeltonP6-1180R-R221979MIN: 1976-2-34MLB--
    25Danny Goodwin1B6-1195L-R261975CAL: 1975-1-1MLB--
    31Darrell JacksonP5-10150B-L241978MIN: 1977-9-223MLB--
    15Ron Jackson1B-3B6-0205R-R271975PHI: 1973-3-50MLB--
    18Greg JohnstonOF6-0175L-L251979SFN: 1975-12-272MLB--
    35Mike KinnunenP6-1185L-L221980MIN: 1979-10-245MLB--
    36Jerry KoosmanP6-2208R-L361967UDFAMLB--
    44Ken LandreauxOF5-11170L-R251977CAL: 1976-1-6MLB--
    14Pete Mackanin2B-SS6-2190R-R281973WS2: 1969-4-73MLB--
    28Mike MarshallP5-10180R-R371967Not draftedMLB--
    34Jose Morales1B-C6-0195R-R351973Not draftedMLB--
    24Willie NorwoodOF6-0185R-R291977MIN: 1972-3-56MLB--
    10Hosken PowellOF6-1185L-L251978PIT: 1975-1-19MLB--
    32Bob Randall2B6-3180R-R321976LAN: 1969-2-32MLB--
    17Pete RedfernP6-2195R-R251976MIN: 1976-1-1MLB--
    9Bombo RiveraOF5-10187R-R271975Not draftedMLB--
    5Roy SmalleySS6-1185B-R271975TEX: 1974-1-1MLB--
    12Rick SofieldOF6-1195L-R231979MIN: 1975-1-13MLB--
    1Jesus Vega1B6-1176R-R241979Not draftedMLB--
    22John VerhoevenP6-5200R-R261976CAL: 1974-12-274MLB--
    20Bob VeselicP6-0175R-R241980MIN: 1976-1-9MLB--
    32Gary WardOF6-2202R-R261979Not draftedMLB--
    7Rob Wilfong2B6-1185L-R261977MIN: 1971-13-316MLB--
    27,28Albert WilliamsP6-4190R-R261980Not draftedMLB--
    16Butch WynegarC6-0194B-R241976MIN: 1974-2-38MLB--
    38Geoff ZahnP6-1180L-L341973LAN: 1968-5-86MLB--

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