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1985 MINNESOTA TWINS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Minneapolis,MN
Team Record:  77-85   .475
Result:   4th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Ray Miller, Billy Gardner
General Manager:   Howard Fox
Stadium:  Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance:  1,651,814
Payroll:  $0
Playoffs:  -

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Bert Blyleven (34)
Youngest Player:  Jeff Reed (22)
Longest Tenure:  Tim Laudner, Dave Engle, Gary Gaetti, Mickey Hatcher, Kent Hrbek, Ron Washington (5)
Top Hitter:  Kirby Puckett (17)
Top Pitcher:  Bert Blyleven (1)
Top Draft Pick:  Jeff Bumgarner (#13)

Roster Continuity:  80.16%
Top Prospect:   Rich Yett
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
KC Royals9171.562--
California9072.5561.0
Chi White Sox8577.5256.0
Minnesota7785.47514.0
Oakland7785.47514.0
Seattle7488.45717.0
Texas6299.38528.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
28Bert BlylevenPMLB6-3207RightRight4/6/195134Zeist,Netherlands1969355MIN

27Mark BrownPMLB6-2190BothRight7/13/195925Bellows Falls,Vermont19806156BAL
24Tom BrunanskyOFMLB6-4216RightRight8/20/196024Covina,California1978114CAL
17Dennis BurttPMLB6-0180BothRight11/29/195727San Diego,California1976245BOS
25Randy BushRF-OFMLB6-1184LeftLeft10/5/195826Dover,Delaware1979237MIN
32John ButcherPMLB6-4190RightRight3/8/195728Glendale,California197715HOU
39Ron DavisPMLB6-4207RightRight8/6/195529Houston,Texas1976356CHC
20Dave EngleC-OFMLB6-3216RightRight11/30/195628San Diego,California1978366CAL
1Alvaro EspinozaSS-3BMLB6-0181RightRight2/19/196223Valencia,Venezuela1979UDFA HOU
26Frank EufemiaPMLB5-11185RightRight12/23/195925Bronx,New York198218447MIN
23Pete FilsonPMLB6-2195BothLeft9/28/195826Darby,Pennsylvania19799233NYY
4Mark FunderburkOFMLB6-4228RightRight5/16/195728Charlotte,North Carolina197616370MIN
8Gary Gaetti3BMLB6-0205RightRight8/19/195826Centralia,Illinois1979111MIN
31Greg GagneSSMLB5-11177RightRight11/12/196123Fall River,Massachusetts19795129NYY
9Mickey HatcherOF-1BMLB6-2202RightRight3/15/195530Cleveland,Ohio19775124LAD
30Steve HowePMLB6-1180LeftLeft3/10/195827Pontiac,Michigan1979116LAD
14Kent Hrbek1BMLB6-4260LeftRight5/21/196025Minneapolis,Minnesota197817432MIN
35Tom KlawitterPMLB6-2190RightLeft6/24/195827La Crosse,Wisconsin198019477LAD
15Tim LaudnerCMLB6-3212RightRight6/7/195827Mason City,Iowa1979363MIN
4Steve Lombardozzi2BMLB6-0175RightRight4/26/196025Malden,Massachusetts19819218MIN
19Rick LysanderPMLB6-2190RightRight2/21/195332Huntington Park,California197419443OAK
7Dave MeierOFMLB6-0185RightRight8/8/195925Helena,Montana19815114MIN
36Mark PortugalPMLB6-0208RightRight10/30/196222Los Angeles,California1980UDFA MIN
34Kirby PuckettCF-OFMLB5-9223RightRight3/14/196124Chicago,Illinois198213MIN
10Jeff ReedCMLB6-2190LeftRight11/12/196222Joliet,Illinois1980112MIN
12Mark SalasCMLB6-0205LeftRight3/8/196124Montebello,California197918448STL
18Ken SchromPMLB6-2195RightRight11/23/195430Grangeville,Idaho197617390CAL
5Roy SmalleySSMLB6-1185BothRight10/25/195232Los Angeles,California197411TEX
48Mike SmithsonPMLB6-8215LeftRight1/21/195530Centerville,Tennessee19765118BOS
33Mike StenhouseOF-1BMLB6-1195LeftRight5/29/195827Pueblo,Colorado198014MTL
11Tim Teufel2BMLB6-0175RightRight7/7/195826Greenwich,Connecticut1980238MIN
16Frank ViolaPMLB6-4209LeftLeft4/19/196025Hempstead,New York1981237MIN
36Curt WardlePMLB6-5220LeftLeft11/16/196024Downey,California1981356MIN
38Ron WashingtonSS-2BMLB5-11163RightRight4/29/195233New Orleans,Louisiana1970UDFA KC
22Len WhitehousePMLB5-11175LeftLeft9/10/195727Burlington,Vermont1977UDFA TEX
37Rich YettPMLB6-2187RightRight10/6/196222Pomona,California198026650MIN
Team PersonnelPosition 
Joe AngelBroadcaster 
Floyd BakerScout 
Dick BremerBroadcaster 
Herb CarnealBroadcaster 
Jesse FloresScout 
Howard FoxGeneral Manager 
Billy GardnerManager 
Tom KellyThird Base Coach 
Harmon KillebrewBroadcaster 
Bob KurtzBroadcaster 
Ray MillerManager 
Tony OlivaHitting Coach 
Johnny PodresPitching Coach 
Herb SteinScout 
Rick StelmaszekBullpen Coach 
Dick SuchPitching Coach 


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