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1985 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

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W-L Record: 77-85 .475
Rank: 4th in American League West
Run Differential: 705-782 -77
Roster Continuity 80.16% 12/26
Manager(s): Ray Miller, Billy Gardner
General Manager: Howard Fox (1985-08-15), Andy MacPhail
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 1,651,814 16/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Jeff Bumgarner (#13) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Rick Stelmaszek
Hitting Coach: Tony Oliva
Pitching Coach: Johnny Podres
Pitching Coach: Dick Such
Third Base Coach: Tom Kelly

#1 Draft Picks

Jeff Reed (#12), Tom Brunansky (#14), Steve Howe (#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 1985 Minnesota Twins season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    28Bert BlylevenP6-3207R-R341970MIN: 1969-3-55MLB--
    27Mark BrownP6-2190B-R251984BAL: 1980-6-156MLB--
    24Tom BrunanskyOF6-4216R-R241981CAL: 1978-1-14MLB--
    17Dennis BurttP6-0180B-R271985BOS: 1976-2-45MLB--
    25Randy BushRF-OF6-1184L-L261982MIN: 1979-2-37MLB--
    32John ButcherP6-4190R-R281980HOU: 1977-1-5MLB--
    39Ron DavisP6-4207R-R291978CHN: 1976-3-56MLB--
    20Dave EngleC-OF6-3216R-R281981CAL: 1978-3-66MLB--
    1Alvaro EspinozaSS-3B6-0181R-R231985Not draftedMLB--
    26Frank EufemiaP5-11185R-R251985MIN: 1982-18-448MLB--
    23Pete FilsonP6-2195B-L261982NYA: 1979-9-233MLB--
    4Mark FunderburkOF6-4228R-R281981MIN: 1976-16-370MLB--
    8Gary Gaetti3B6-0205R-R261981MIN: 1979-1-11MLB--
    31Greg GagneSS5-11177R-R231983NYA: 1979-5-129MLB--
    9Mickey HatcherOF-1B6-2202R-R301979LAN: 1977-5-124MLB--
    30Steve HoweP6-1180L-L271980LAN: 1979-1-16MLB--
    14Kent Hrbek1B6-4260L-R251981MIN: 1978-17-432MLB--
    35Tom KlawitterP6-2190R-L271985LAN: 1980-19-477MLB--
    15Tim LaudnerC6-3212R-R271981MIN: 1979-3-63MLB--
    4Steve Lombardozzi2B6-0175R-R251985MIN: 1981-9-218MLB--
    19Rick LysanderP6-2190R-R321980OAK: 1974-19-445MLB--
    7Dave MeierOF6-0185R-R251984MIN: 1981-5-114MLB--
    36Mark PortugalP6-0208R-R221985Not draftedMLB--
    34Kirby PuckettCF-OF5-9223R-R241984MIN: 1982-1-3MLB--
    10Jeff ReedC6-2190L-R221984MIN: 1980-1-12MLB--
    12Mark SalasC6-0205L-R241984SLN: 1979-18-448MLB--
    18Ken SchromP6-2195R-R301980CAL: 1976-17-390MLB--
    5Roy SmalleySS6-1185B-R321975TEX: 1974-1-1MLB--
    48Mike SmithsonP6-8215L-R301982BOS: 1976-5-118MLB--
    33Mike StenhouseOF-1B6-1195L-R271982MON: 1980-1-4MLB--
    11Tim Teufel2B6-0175R-R261983MIN: 1980-2-38MLB--
    16Frank ViolaP6-4209L-L251982MIN: 1981-2-37MLB--
    36Curt WardleP6-5220L-L241984MIN: 1981-3-56MLB--
    38Ron WashingtonSS-2B5-11163R-R331977Not draftedMLB--
    22Len WhitehouseP5-11175L-L271981Not draftedMLB--
    37Rich YettP6-2187R-R221985MIN: 1980-26-650MLB--

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