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1981 Minnesota TwinsAmerican League (MLB)
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Jack O'Connor played for the 1981 Minnesota Twins
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTwins
LocationMinneapolis,Minnesota
Record41-68 (7th in American League West)League Rank13thMLB Rank23rd
BallparkMetropolitan Stadium
ManagerJohnny Goryl,Billy GardnerGeneral ManagerCalvin Griffith
CoachesKen Bolek (Coach), Billy Gardner (First Base Coach), Karl Kuehl (Third Base Coach), Johnny Podres (Pitching Coach), Rick Stelmaszek (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickMike Sodders (#11)
Attendance469,090 (Rank: 26th)
Minor League AffiliatesToledo Mud Hens (AAA) 53-87 ... Orlando Twins (AA) 79-63 ... Visalia Oaks (A+) 87-53 ... Wisconsin Rapids Twins (A) 68-65 ... Elizabethton Twins (Rk) 42-28 ...
Years Available1901-2018

Team History -- 1981 Statistics -- 1981 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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1981 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
2John Castino3bR261013814110213963645185217233.268.301.396.69715128409.295.128.173.3134.412.72.91.563.527.5
1976- 3-  58-MIN
 
9.44Mickey HatcherofR26993773696232337311529253210.255.285.350.63513228402.267.095.141.2873.77.21.90.8125.729.2
1977- 5- 124-LAN
 
7Rob Wilfong2bL2793305327511331924294305011.246.311.331.64210117339.278.085.174.2988.612.71.50.9101.722.7
1971-13- 316-MIN
 
32Gary WardofR2785295427876329522848003410.264.325.359.68410616326.304.095.200.3108.614.71.70.998.320.5
1972-   UDFA-MIN
 
10Hosken PowellofL2680264306311322574173111106.239.286.326.6128616284.263.087.163.2826.010.91.80.7132.025.4
1975- 1-  19-PIT
 
20,51Dave EngleofR2482248296414453201133711219.258.295.407.70210123265.284.149.198.3164.914.02.91.949.635.9
1978- 3-  66-CAL
 
14Pete Mackanin2b-ssR29772252152714181274013124.231.256.324.5807312237.264.093.120.2623.016.95.71.756.323.1
1969- 4-  73-WS2
 
8Glenn AdamsdhL33722201346100224012026002410.209.273.282.5556212242.227.073.159.2538.310.71.30.8110.026.1
1968- 1-   4-HOU
 
15Ron Jackson1bR285417517469042822101514103.263.305.383.6886713191.268.120.177.3155.27.91.52.143.828.3
1973- 3-  50-PHI
 
11Sal ButeracR286216713407101800221403208.240.325.293.618498194.258.053.186.29211.37.20.60.00.020.0
1972-   UDFA-MIN
 
5Roy SmalleyssB285616724447172200312400258.263.375.443.8187415200.268.180.365.36615.512.00.83.523.934.1
1974- 1-   1-TEX
 
25Danny Goodwin1bL275915118346121731163201123.225.298.318.616489169.271.093.212.2829.518.92.01.275.526.5
1975- 1-   1-CAL
 
16Butch WynegarcB25471501137500100117911327.247.322.280.602425172.257.033.140.2809.95.20.50.00.013.5
1974- 2-  38-MIN
 
12Rick SofieldofL244110291820053282201105.176.234.196.430202112.222.020.108.2077.119.62.80.00.011.1
1975- 1-  13-MIN
 
38Ron WashingtonssR29288481931054141411001.226.270.286.55624490.271.060.143.2584.415.63.50.00.021.1
1970-   UDFA-KCA
 
26Kent Hrbek1b-dhL2124675165017005910010.239.301.358.65924673.263.119.194.3006.912.31.81.467.037.5
1978-17- 432-MIN
 
24Chuck BakerssR2840666120306001803003.182.194.273.46718370.207.091.106.2101.411.48.00.00.025.0
1975- 2-  43-SDN
 
1Tim Corcoran1bL282251493004006700103.176.259.235.49412358.200.059.176.23610.312.11.20.00.033.3
1974-   UDFA-DET
 
15Tim LaudnercR2314434720250031710010.163.234.349.58315447.208.186.256.2616.436.25.74.321.557.1
1979- 3-  63-MIN
 
21Lenny FaedossR211241380106001500100.195.209.244.45310143.216.049.073.2052.311.65.00.00.012.5
1978- 1-  16-MIN
 
18Ray SmithcR251540481011000300000.200.200.300.50012240.194.100.100.2260.07.50.02.540.025.0
1973-22- 507-CAL
 
39Gary Gaetti3bR22926450023000600001.192.192.423.61511226.167.231.231.2770.023.10.07.713.040.0
1979- 1-  11-MIN
 
21Greg JohnstonofL26716220000002500000.125.222.125.3472018.182.000.125.18011.127.82.50.00.00.0
1975-12- 272-SFN
 
4Mark FunderburkofR24815231002002100100.200.278.267.5454118.200.067.200.25411.15.60.50.00.033.3
1976-16- 370-MIN
 
Batting Totals: (24 players)1093676378884147364735934272754971136272895.240.293.338.63112442304025.265.338.175.0006.812.41.81.278.226.0 

1981 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
28Albert WilliamsR27STMLB6104.08232214010150.016072681152762311.419.600.663.124.561.464.32.3753.60
1975-   UDFA-PIT
 
17Pete RedfernR26STMLB984.07242313000141.214070641252772121.368.890.763.304.891.484.45.5293.76
1976- 1-   1-MIN
 
30Fernando ArroyoR29S/RMLB7103.93231942010128.114466561134393051.3910.100.772.382.741.154.63.4124.02
1970-10- 243-DET
 
36Jerry KoosmanL37S/RMLB394.2019136215594.1984944834551101.409.350.763.245.251.624.67.2503.62
1964-   UDFA-NYN
 
19Roger EricksonR24STMLB383.8414140100091.1934839731442501.369.160.693.054.341.424.73.2733.65
1977- 3-  67-MIN
 
23Doug CorbettR28R/CLMLB262.575405400451787.2802925534602001.318.210.513.496.161.762.98.2503.14
1974-   UDFA-KCA
 
27,39Brad HavensL22STMLB363.5814122111078.0763331624431211.288.770.692.774.961.793.81.3333.46
1977- 8- 189-CAL
 
34Don CooperR24RelMLB154.30272250011058.2613328932331211.609.361.384.915.061.035.06.1675.16
1978-17- 442-NYA
 
22John VerhoevenR27RelMLB003.98250250015052.0572723414162021.379.870.692.422.771.144.67.0003.91
1974-12- 274-CAL
 
33Jack O'ConnorL23RelMLB325.86280280011035.1462723330160022.1711.720.767.644.080.536.88.6005.52
1976- 9- 201-MON
 
31Darrell JacksonL25S/RMLB334.411459003032.2351616119261011.689.640.285.237.161.374.41.5003.24
1977- 9- 223-MIN
 
35Bob VeselicR25RelMLB113.18505003022.22288112131001.538.740.404.765.161.083.18.5003.61
1976- 1-   9-MIN
 
-John HobbsL24RelMLB003.1840400105.25220611022.127.940.009.531.590.173.18.0006.48
1978- 7- 162-SEA
 
37Terry FeltonR23RelMLB0040.5010100001.14661210005.4527.006.7513.506.750.5040.50.00015.35
1976- 2-  34-MIN
 
Pitching Totals: (14 players)41683.9811011016513297229801021486433793765001914171.439.380.733.454.591.334.46.376  

1981 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PDoug Corbett28MLBp54-877222031.9350.540.33---54100.049.5Fielding by Day
PJack O'Connor23MLBp28-35282312.8330.360.29---28100.025.7Fielding by Day
PDon Cooper24MLBp27-58160071.0000.260.12---27100.024.8Fielding by Day
PJohn Verhoeven27MLBp25-5201101111.0000.440.21---25100.022.9Fielding by Day
PPete Redfern26MLBp24-14161800241.0001.000.17---24100.022.0Fielding by Day
PAlbert Williams27MLBp23-1509133225.8800.960.15---23100.021.1Fielding by Day
PFernando Arroyo29MLBp23-12872301301.0001.300.23---23100.021.1Fielding by Day
PJerry Koosman37MLBp19-945151021.9521.050.21---19100.017.4Fielding by Day
PBrad Havens22MLBp14-7811101121.0000.860.15---14100.012.8Fielding by Day
PDarrell Jackson25MLBp14-32020021.0000.140.06---14100.012.8Fielding by Day
PRoger Erickson24MLBp14-918132123.9131.500.23---14100.012.8Fielding by Day
PBob Veselic25MLBp5-22110021.0000.400.09---5100.04.6Fielding by Day
PJohn Hobbs24MLBp4-5100011.0000.250.20---4100.03.7Fielding by Day
PTerry Felton23MLBp1-1000000.000.00---1100.00.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CSal Butera28MLBc59--2544190304.9705.000.00252916295.254.1Fielding by Day
CButch Wynegar25MLBc37--1622414187.9955.030.002919-4778.733.9Fielding by Day
CRay Smith25MLBc15--65300681.0004.530.0053115100.013.8Fielding by Day
CTim Laudner23MLBc12--49500541.0004.500.006211485.711.0Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BDanny Goodwin27MLB1b40--34120327364.9929.030.00---5967.836.7Fielding by Day
1BRon Jackson28MLB1b-3b36--30926426339.9889.310.00---5466.733.0Fielding by Day
1BTim Corcoran28MLB1b-of16--10890101171.0007.310.00---2272.714.7Fielding by Day
1BKent Hrbek21MLB1b13--12440141281.0009.850.00---2454.211.9Fielding by Day
1BPete Mackanin29MLB2b-ss10--74631383.9648.000.00---7713.09.2Fielding by Day
1BMickey Hatcher26MLBof-1b7--5671564.9849.000.00---997.16.4Fielding by Day
1BSal Butera28MLBc1--200021.0002.000.00---621.60.9Fielding by Day
1BRoy Smalley28MLBss1--10000101.00010.000.00---561.80.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BRob Wilfong27MLB2b93--183268952460.9804.850.00---93100.085.3Fielding by Day
2BPete Mackanin29MLB2b-ss31--6287315152.9804.810.00---7740.328.4Fielding by Day
2BJohn Castino26MLB3b-2b4--10121523.9575.500.00---1014.03.7Fielding by Day
2BChuck Baker28MLBss-2b3--31002131.0004.330.00---407.52.8Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BJohn Castino26MLB3b-2b98--86224824318.9753.160.00---10197.089.9Fielding by Day
3BGary Gaetti22MLB3b8--51701221.0002.750.00---988.97.3Fielding by Day
3BPete Mackanin29MLB2b-ss4--130141.0001.000.00---775.23.7Fielding by Day
3BRon Jackson28MLB1b-3b3--23106.8331.670.00---545.62.8Fielding by Day
3BMickey Hatcher26MLBof-1b2--110021.0001.000.00---992.01.8Fielding by Day
3BChuck Baker28MLBss-2b1--01112.5001.000.00---402.50.9Fielding by Day
3BDave Engle24MLBc-of1--000000.000.00---821.20.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSRoy Smalley28MLBss37--5289814149.9463.810.00---5666.133.9Fielding by Day
SSChuck Baker28MLBss-2b31--326131096.9693.000.00---4077.528.4Fielding by Day
SSPete Mackanin29MLB2b-ss28--345361193.9353.110.00---7736.425.7Fielding by Day
SSRon Washington29MLBss-2b26--5879719144.9515.270.00---2892.923.9Fielding by Day
SSLenny Faedo21MLBss12--244221068.9715.500.00---12100.011.0Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFMickey Hatcher26MLBof-1b91--239320244.9922.660.00---9991.983.5Fielding by Day
OFGary Ward27MLBof80--185854198.9752.410.00---8594.173.4Fielding by Day
OFDave Engle24MLBc-of76--144430151.9801.950.00---8292.769.7Fielding by Day
OFHosken Powell26MLBof64--122641132.9702.000.00---8080.058.7Fielding by Day
OFRick Sofield24MLBof34--5451060.9831.740.00---4182.931.2Fielding by Day
OFRon Jackson28MLB1b-3b7--18100191.0002.710.00---5413.06.4Fielding by Day
OFGreg Johnston26MLBof6--11101121.0002.000.00---785.75.5Fielding by Day
OFMark Funderburk24MLBof6--410051.0000.830.00---875.05.5Fielding by Day
OFRon Washington29MLBss-2b2--61108.8753.500.00---287.11.8Fielding by Day
OFDanny Goodwin27MLB1b1--100011.0001.000.00---591.70.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
DHGlenn Adams33MLBof62--000000.000.00---7286.156.9Fielding by Day
DHRoy Smalley28MLBss15--000000.000.00---5626.813.8Fielding by Day
DHButch Wynegar25MLBc9--000000.000.00---4719.18.3Fielding by Day
DHHosken Powell26MLBof8--000000.000.00---8010.07.3Fielding by Day
DHKent Hrbek21MLB1b8--000000.000.00---2433.37.3Fielding by Day
DHRon Jackson28MLB1b-3b6--000000.000.00---5411.15.5Fielding by Day
DHPete Mackanin29MLB2b-ss6--000000.000.00---777.85.5Fielding by Day
DHDanny Goodwin27MLB1b5--000000.000.00---598.54.6Fielding by Day
DHTim Corcoran28MLB1b-of3--000000.000.00---2213.62.8Fielding by Day
DHTim Laudner23MLBc2--000000.000.00---1414.31.8Fielding by Day
DHGary Ward27MLBof2--000000.000.00---852.41.8Fielding by Day
DHMickey Hatcher26MLBof-1b1--000000.000.00---991.00.9Fielding by Day
DHChuck Baker28MLBss-2b1--000000.000.00---402.50.9Fielding by Day
DHSal Butera28MLBc1--000000.000.00---621.60.9Fielding by Day
DHDave Engle24MLBc-of1--000000.000.00---821.20.9Fielding by Day
DHGary Gaetti22MLB3b1--000000.000.00---911.10.9Fielding by Day
DHMark Funderburk24MLBof1--000000.000.00---812.50.9Fielding by Day

1981 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Ken BolekCoach1953-12-20 27Chardon,Ohio AA1977-1978-
1976-24- 550-DET
OF
Ellis ClaryScout1916-09-11 64Valdosta,Georgia MLB1942-19451942-1945   3B-2B
Billy GardnerFirst Base Coach1927-07-19 53Waterford,Connecticut MLB1954-19631954-1963   2B
Billy GardnerManager1927-07-19 53Waterford,Connecticut MLB1954-19631954-1963   2B
Johnny GorylManager1933-10-21 47Cumberland,Rhode Island MLB1957-19641957-1964   2B-3B
Calvin GriffithGeneral Manager1911-12-01 69Montreal,Quebec --   EXEC
Harmon KillebrewBroadcaster1936-06-29 45Payette,Idaho MLB1954-19751954-1975   1B-3B
Karl KuehlThird Base Coach1937-09-05 43Monterey Park,California --   1B-OF
Jim LemonBullpen Catcher1928-03-23 53Covington,Virginia MLB1950-19631950-1963   OF
Johnny PodresPitching Coach1932-09-30 48Witherbee,New York MLB1953-19691953-1969   P
Frank QuiliciBroadcaster1939-05-11 42Chicago,Illinois MLB1965-19701965-1970
1961-   UDFA-MIN
2B-3B
Red RobbinsScout1928-05-25 53- --   SCOUT
Herb SteinScout -- --   SCOUT
Rick StelmaszekBullpen Coach1948-10-08 32Chicago,Illinois MLB1968-19781971-1974
1967-11- 205-WS2
C
Fred WatersScout1927-02-02 54Benton,Mississippi MLB1955-19561955-1956   P