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1981 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 41-68 .376
Rank: th in American League West
Run Differential: 378-486 -108
Manager(s): Billy Gardner, Johnny Goryl
General Manager: Calvin Griffith
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 469,090 26/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Mike Sodders (#11) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Rick Stelmaszek
Coach: Ken Bolek
First Base Coach: Billy Gardner
Pitching Coach: Johnny Podres
Third Base Coach: Karl Kuehl

#1 Draft Picks

Danny Goodwin (#1), Rick Sofield (#13), Lenny Faedo (#16)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
6445.587--
5748.5435.0
5452.5098.5
5053.48511.0
5159.46413.5
4465.40420.0
4168.37623.0
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1981 Minnesota Twins. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1981 Minnesota Twins Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1MINvs OAKL1-50-13818Yes115-4 
    2MINvs OAKL3-60-261221No1.5411-7 
    3MINvs OAKL0-30-361424No2414-10 
    4MINvs OAKL0-10-471424No4415-11 
    5MIN@ SEAW5-41-461426No4.5919-10
    6MIN@ SEAL5-61-571426No5.51425-11
    7MIN@ CALL0-41-671426No71429-15 
    8MIN@ CALW6-42-651321No72033-13
    9MIN@ OAKL0-32-771424No82036-16 
    10MIN@ OAKL3-42-871425No92340-17 
    11MIN@ OAKL1-22-971425No102442-18
    12MINvs CALW7-53-961222No103147-16 
    13MINvs CALL4-63-1071424No113553-18 
    14MINvs CALL1-74-1151222No11.54162-21 
    15MINvs CALW5-24-1151222No11.54162-21
    16MINvs SEAL3-84-1271423No11.54470-26 
    17MINvs SEAW4-15-1251223No10.54871-23 
    18MINvs SEAL7-76-1251220No10.55578-23 
    19MIN@ BOSW8-47-1251220No106382-19 
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    20MIN@ BOSW6-18-1251119No106983-14 
    21MIN@ BOSW11-29-1251018No108085-5 
    22MIN@ BOSW3-110-1251016No8.58386-3
    23MIN@ BALL3-410-1351017No98690-4 
    24MIN@ BALL2-310-1451019No108893-5
    25MIN@ BALL4-510-1551120No109298-6 
    26MINvs CLEW8-711-1551120No10.5100105-5 
    27MINvs CLEL1-211-1651120No11.5101107-6 
    28MINvs CLEL1-511-1751120No11.5102112-10 
    29MINvs BOSW4-312-1751120No10.5106115-9 
    30MINvs BOSL2-512-1851120No11.5108120-12
    31MINvs BOSL7-912-1951121No11.5115129-14 
    32MINvs BALL4-912-2051121No11.5119138-19
    33MINvs BALL0-712-2151121No11.5119145-26 
    34MINvs BALL3-612-2251121No11.5122151-29
    35MIN@ MILL3-412-2351121No11125155-30
    36MIN@ MILL1-612-2451121No11126161-35
    37MIN@ MILL2-812-2561222No11128169-41 
    38MIN@ KCAW7-013-2551121No11135169-34 
    39MIN@ KCAL0-113-2651121No12135170-35 
    40MIN@ KCAL4-613-2761222No13.5139176-37 
    41MIN@ TEXL3-413-2861222No14.5142180-38 
    42MIN@ TEXL1-213-2971323No14.5143182-39
    43MIN@ TEXW2-114-2971323No13.5145183-38
    44MIN@ TEXL2-614-3071324No14147189-42 
    45MINvs KCAL1-314-3171425No14148192-44
    46MINvs KCAL5-614-3271425No13.5153198-45
    47MINvs KCAW5-415-3271425No14158202-44 
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    48MINvs TEXL3-515-3371425No15161207-46
    49MINvs TEXL3-615-3471425No16164213-49 
    50MINvs TEXW7-316-3471324No15171216-45 
    51MIN@ DETL0-216-3571324No15171218-47 
    52MIN@ DETL1-516-3671324No16172223-51 
    53MIN@ DETL0-316-3771324No17172226-54 
    54MINvs MILW1-017-3771324No16173226-53
    55MINvs MILW3-118-3771324No17176227-51
    56MINvs DETL2-418-3871324No17178231-53 
    57MINvs DETL2-718-3971324No17.5180238-58 
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    58MINvs OAKW6-219-3971324No16.5186240-54
    59MINvs OAKL5-619-4071324No17.5191246-55
    60MINvs OAKW4-320-4071324No16.5195249-54
    61MINvs SEAL1-1120-4171324No17196260-64
    62MINvs SEAW6-121-4271324No17.5205274-69
    63MINvs SEAL3-1321-4271324No17.5205274-69 
    64MINvs SEAL0-621-4371324No18.5205280-75
    65MINvs SEAL4-721-4471324No19.5209287-78 
    66MIN@ DETL2-1221-4571325No20211299-88
    67MIN@ DETL0-321-4671425No21211302-91
    68MIN@ DETL0-421-4771426No22211306-95
    69MIN@ MILW7-622-4771426No20.5218312-94
    70MIN@ MILL3-422-4871426No21.5221316-95 
    71MIN@ MILL5-822-4971426No21.5226324-98
    72MIN@ NYAW3-223-4971425No21.5229326-97 
    73MIN@ NYAW3-024-4971325No20.5232326-94
    74MIN@ NYAL2-324-5071325No21234329-95 
    75MINvs DETW4-325-5071325No20238332-94 
    76MINvs DETW6-026-5071325No19244332-88
    77MINvs DETW7-127-5071324No18251333-82 
    78MINvs DETL1-627-5171325No19252339-87 
    79MINvs NYAL0-727-5271325No20252346-94 
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    80MINvs NYAL6-1127-5371325No20.5258357-99 
    81MINvs NYAW4-328-5371325No19262360-98 
    82MINvs MILL3-428-5471325No20265364-99
    83MINvs MILL5-1628-5571325No21270380-110 
    84MINvs MILL3-528-5671426No21273385-112
    85MINvs MILL7-828-5771426No21280393-113 
    86MINvs TORW4-029-5771426No21284393-109
    87MINvs TORW1-030-5771325No21285393-108 
    88MINvs TORW3-131-5771325No20288394-106
    89MINvs CHAW4-332-5771325No20292397-105
    90MINvs CHAW3-133-5771324No19295398-103
    91MINvs CHAW7-634-5761322No18302404-102 
    92MIN@ TORW6-335-5761221No18308407-99
    93MIN@ TORL2-435-5861322No18310411-101
    94MIN@ TORW5-236-5861221No18315413-98 
    95MIN@ TEXW6-337-5861221No18321416-95
    96MIN@ TEXL0-637-5961222No19321422-101 
    97MIN@ TEXL3-437-6061323No19324426-102 
    98MIN@ KCAW7-238-6061222No18.5331428-97 
    99MIN@ KCAL1-238-6161322No20332430-98 
    100MIN@ KCAW6-239-6161322No20338432-94
    101MIN@ KCAL2-939-6271323No20.5340441-101 
    102MINvs TEXL2-539-6371323No20.5342446-104
    103MINvs TEXW7-340-6371322No20.5349449-100 
    104MINvs TEXW5-241-6371322No19354451-97
    105MINvs KCAL1-641-6471322No19.5355457-102 
    106MINvs KCAL2-441-6571323No20.5357461-104
    107MINvs KCAL2-541-6671323No21.5359466-107 
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    108MIN@ CHAW3-242-6671323No20.5362468-106
    109MIN@ CHAL4-542-6771323No21.5366473-107 
    110MIN@ CHAL12-1342-6871323No22.5378486-108 


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