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1981 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

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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
  • 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 1981 Minnesota Twins season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    8Glenn AdamsOF6-0185L-R331975HOU: 1968-1-4MLB--
    30Fernando ArroyoP6-2180R-R291975DET: 1970-10-236MLB--
    24Chuck BakerSS-2B5-11180R-R281978SDN: 1975-2-43MLB--
    11Sal ButeraC6-0190R-R281980UDFAMLB--
    2John Castino3B-2B5-11175R-R261979MIN: 1976-3-58MLB--
    34Don CooperP6-1185R-R241981NYA: 1978-17-442MLB--
    23Doug CorbettP6-1185R-R281980UDFAMLB--
    1Tim Corcoran1B-OF5-11175L-L281977UDFAMLB--
    20,51Dave EngleC-OF6-3216R-R241981CAL: 1978-3-66MLB--
    19Roger EricksonP6-3190R-R241978MIN: 1977-3-67MLB--
    21Lenny FaedoSS6-0170R-R211980MIN: 1978-1-16MLB--
    37Terry FeltonP6-1180R-R231979MIN: 1976-2-34MLB--
    4Mark FunderburkOF6-4228R-R241981MIN: 1976-16-370MLB--
    39Gary Gaetti3B6-0205R-R221981MIN: 1979-1-11MLB--
    25Danny Goodwin1B6-1195L-R271975CAL: 1975-1-1MLB--
    9.44Mickey HatcherOF-1B6-2202R-R261979LAN: 1977-5-124MLB--
    27,39Brad HavensP6-1196L-L221981CAL: 1977-8-189MLB--
    -John HobbsP6-3190R-L241981UDFAMLB--
    26Kent Hrbek1B6-4260L-R211981MIN: 1978-17-432MLB--
    31Darrell JacksonP5-10150B-L251978MIN: 1977-9-223MLB--
    15Ron Jackson1B-3B6-0205R-R281975CAL: 1971-2-37MLB--
    21Greg JohnstonOF6-0175L-L261979SFN: 1975-12-272MLB--
    36Jerry KoosmanP6-2208R-L371967UDFAMLB--
    15Tim LaudnerC6-3212R-R231981MIN: 1979-3-63MLB--
    14Pete Mackanin2B-SS6-2190R-R291973WS2: 1969-4-71MLB--
    33Jack O'ConnorP6-3215L-L231981MON: 1976-9-201MLB--
    10Hosken PowellOF6-1185L-L261978PIT: 1975-1-19MLB--
    17Pete RedfernP6-2195R-R261976MIN: 1976-1-1MLB--
    5Roy SmalleySS6-1185B-R281975TEX: 1974-1-1MLB--
    18Ray SmithC6-1185R-R251981CAL: 1973-22-507MLB--
    12Rick SofieldOF6-1195L-R241979MIN: 1975-1-13MLB--
    22John VerhoevenP6-5200R-R271976CAL: 1974-12-272MLB--
    35Bob VeselicP6-0175R-R251980MIN: 1976-1-9MLB--
    32Gary WardOF6-2202R-R271979UDFAMLB--
    38Ron WashingtonSS-2B5-11163R-R291977UDFAMLB--
    7Rob Wilfong2B6-1185L-R271977MIN: 1971-13-307MLB--
    28Albert WilliamsP6-4190R-R271980UDFAMLB--
    16Butch WynegarC6-0194B-R251976MIN: 1974-2-38MLB--


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