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1988 MINNESOTA TWINS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Minneapolis,MN
Team Record:  91-71   .562
Result:   2nd in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Tom Kelly
General Manager:   Andy MacPhail
Stadium:  Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance:  3,030,672
Payroll:  $12,154,800
Playoffs:  -

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Joe Niekro (43)
Youngest Player:  Allan Anderson (24)
Longest Tenure:  Tim Laudner, Gary Gaetti, Kent Hrbek (8)
Top Hitter:  Kirby Puckett (4)
Top Pitcher:  Frank Viola (2)
Top Draft Pick:  Johnny Ard (#20)

Roster Continuity:  84.41%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Oakland10458.642--
Minnesota9171.56213.0
KC Royals8477.52219.5
California7587.46329.0
Chi White Sox7190.44132.5
Texas7091.43533.5
Seattle6893.42235.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
49Allan AndersonPMLB6-0186LeftLeft1/7/196424Lancaster,Ohio1982232MIN

22Keith AthertonPMLB6-4200RightRight2/19/195929Mathews,Virginia1978230OAK
21Doug BakerSS-2BMLB5-9165BothRight4/3/196127Fullerton,California19829230DET
40Juan BerenguerPMLB5-11225RightRight11/30/195433Aguadulce,Panama1975UDFA NYN
38Karl BestPMLB6-4210RightRight3/6/195929Aberdeen,Washington197712312SEA
28Bert BlylevenPMLB6-3207RightRight4/6/195137Zeist,Netherlands1969355MIN
24Tom BrunanskyOFMLB6-4216RightRight8/20/196027Covina,California1978114CAL
36Eric BullockOFMLB5-11185LeftLeft2/16/196028Los Angeles,California198115SDN
25Randy BushRF-OFMLB6-1184LeftLeft10/5/195829Dover,Delaware1979237MIN
38Steve CarltonPMLB6-5210LeftLeft12/22/194443Miami,Florida1963UDFA SLN
20John ChristensenRF-OFMLB6-0180RightRight9/5/196027Downey,California1981238NYN
27Mark DavidsonRF-LFMLB6-2190RightRight2/15/196127Knoxville,Tennessee198211266MIN
5Jim DwyerOFMLB5-10175LeftLeft1/3/195038Evergreen Park,Illinois197111PIT
8Gary Gaetti3BMLB6-0205RightRight8/19/195829Centralia,Illinois1979111MIN
7Greg GagneSSMLB5-11177RightRight11/12/196126Fall River,Massachusetts19795129NYA
32Dan GladdenLF-OFMLB5-11180RightRight7/7/195730San Jose,California1979UDFA SFN
46German GonzalezPMLB6-0170RightRight3/7/196226Rio Caribe,Venezuela1986UDFA MIN
12Brian HarperCMLB6-2206RightRight10/16/195928Los Angeles,California1977485CAL
18,33Tom Herr2BMLB6-0185BothRight4/4/195632Lancaster,Pennsylvania1974UDFA SLN
14Kent Hrbek1BMLB6-4260LeftRight5/21/196028Minneapolis,Minnesota197817432MIN
9Gene Larkin1B-RFMLB6-3205BothRight10/24/196225Flushing,New York198420504MIN
15Tim LaudnerCMLB6-3212RightRight6/7/195830Mason City,Iowa1979363MIN
53Charlie LeaPMLB6-4200RightRight12/25/195631Orleans,France19789217MON
4Steve Lombardozzi2BMLB6-0175RightRight4/26/196028Malden,Massachusetts19819218MIN
39Dwight LowryCMLB6-3210LeftRight10/23/195730Lumberton,North Carolina198011278DET
57Tippy MartinezPMLB5-10180LeftLeft5/31/195038La Junta,Colorado196935797WS2
20Mike MasonPMLB6-2205LeftLeft11/21/195829Faribault,Minnesota1980112TEX
1John MosesOFMLB5-10170BothLeft8/9/195730Los Angeles,California1981486CHA
26Al Newman2B-SSMLB5-9183BothRight6/30/196028Kansas City,Missouri1981112MON
36Joe NiekroPMLB6-1190RightRight11/7/194443Martins Ferry,Ohio1966784CLE
11Tom NietoCMLB6-1205RightRight10/27/196027Downey,California1981360SLN
19Mark PortugalPMLB6-0208RightRight10/30/196225Los Angeles,California1980UDFA MIN
34Kirby PuckettCF-OFMLB5-9223RightRight3/14/196127Chicago,Illinois198213MIN
41Jeff ReardonPMLB6-1195RightRight10/1/195532Dalton,Massachusetts1977UDFA NYN
37Dan SchatzederPMLB6-0195LeftLeft12/1/195433Elmhurst,Illinois1976357MON
23Roy SmithPMLB6-3200RightRight9/6/196126Mount Vernon,New York1979372PHI
17Les StrakerPMLB6-1193RightRight10/10/195928Ciudad Bolivar,Venezuela1977UDFA CIN
31Freddie ToliverPMLB6-1170RightRight2/3/196127Natchez,Mississippi1979377NYA
18Kelvin Torve1BMLB6-3205LeftRight1/10/196028Rapid City,South Dakota1981236SFN
16Frank ViolaPMLB6-4209LeftLeft4/19/196028Hempstead,New York1981237MIN
48Jim WinnPMLB6-3210RightRight9/23/195928Stockton,California1981114PIT
Team PersonnelPosition 
Dick BremerBroadcaster 
Herb CarnealBroadcaster 
Marty EspositoScout 
Tony GiulianiScout 
John GordonBroadcaster 
Jim KaatBroadcaster 
Tom KellyManager 
Harmon KillebrewBroadcaster 
Don LeppertMinor League Field Coordinator 
Andy MacPhailGeneral Manager 
Tony OlivaHitting Coach 
Rick RenickThird Base Coach 
Ted RobinsonBroadcaster 
Rick StelmaszekBullpen Coach 
Dick SuchPitching Coach 
Wayne TerwilligerFirst Base Coach 


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