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1988 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

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W-L Record: 91-71 .562
Rank: 2nd in American League West
Run Differential: 759-672 + 87
Roster Continuity 84.41% 2/26
Manager(s): Tom Kelly
General Manager: Andy MacPhail
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Payroll: $ 12,154,800 11/26
Attendance: 3,030,672 2/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Johnny Ard (#20) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Rick Stelmaszek
First Base Coach: Wayne Terwilliger
Hitting Coach: Tony Oliva
Pitching Coach: Dick Such
Third Base Coach: Rick Renick

#1 Draft Picks

Jim Winn (#14), Tom Brunansky (#14)
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 1988 Minnesota Twins season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    49Allan AndersonP6-0186L-L241986MIN: 1982-2-32MLB--
    22Keith AthertonP6-4200R-R291983OAK: 1978-2-30MLB--
    21Doug BakerSS-2B5-9165B-R271984DET: 1982-9-230MLB--
    40Juan BerenguerP5-11225R-R331978Not draftedMLB--
    38Karl BestP6-4210R-R291983SEA: 1977-12-312MLB--
    28Bert BlylevenP6-3207R-R371970MIN: 1969-3-55MLB--
    24Tom BrunanskyOF6-4216R-R271981CAL: 1978-1-14MLB--
    36Eric BullockOF5-11185L-L281985SDN: 1981-1-5MLB--
    25Randy BushRF-OF6-1184L-L291982MIN: 1979-2-37MLB--
    38Steve CarltonP6-5210L-L431965Not draftedMLB--
    20John ChristensenRF-OF6-0180R-R271984NYN: 1981-2-38MLB--
    27Mark DavidsonRF-LF6-2190R-R271986MIN: 1982-11-266MLB--
    5Jim DwyerOF5-10175L-L381973PIT: 1971-1-1MLB--
    8Gary Gaetti3B6-0205R-R291981MIN: 1979-1-11MLB--
    7Greg GagneSS5-11177R-R261983NYA: 1979-5-129MLB--
    32Dan GladdenLF-OF5-11180R-R301983Not draftedMLB--
    46German GonzalezP6-0170R-R261988Not draftedMLB--
    12Brian HarperC6-2206R-R281979CAL: 1977-4-85MLB--
    18,33Tom Herr2B6-0185B-R321979Not draftedMLB--
    14Kent Hrbek1B6-4260L-R281981MIN: 1978-17-432MLB--
    9Gene Larkin1B-RF6-3205B-R251987MIN: 1984-20-504MLB--
    15Tim LaudnerC6-3212R-R301981MIN: 1979-3-63MLB--
    53Charlie LeaP6-4200R-R311980MON: 1978-9-217MLB--
    4Steve Lombardozzi2B6-0175R-R281985MIN: 1981-9-218MLB--
    39Dwight LowryC6-3210L-R301984DET: 1980-11-278MLB--
    57Tippy MartinezP5-10180L-L381974WS2: 1969-35-799MLB--
    20Mike MasonP6-2205L-L291982TEX: 1980-1-12MLB--
    1John MosesOF5-10170B-L301982CHA: 1981-4-86MLB--
    26Al Newman2B-SS5-9183B-R281985MON: 1981-1-12MLB--
    36Joe NiekroP6-1190R-R431967CLE: 1966-7-84MLB--
    11Tom NietoC6-1205R-R271984SLN: 1981-3-60MLB--
    19Mark PortugalP6-0208R-R251985Not draftedMLB--
    34Kirby PuckettCF-OF5-9223R-R271984MIN: 1982-1-3MLB--
    41Jeff ReardonP6-1195R-R321979MON: 1973-23-527MLB--
    37Dan SchatzederP6-0195L-L331977MON: 1976-3-57MLB--
    23Roy SmithP6-3200R-R261984PHI: 1979-3-72MLB--
    17Les StrakerP6-1193R-R281987Not draftedMLB--
    31Freddie ToliverP6-1170R-R271984NYA: 1979-3-77MLB--
    18Kelvin Torve1B6-3205L-R281988SFN: 1981-2-36MLB--
    16Frank ViolaP6-4209L-L281982MIN: 1981-2-37MLB--
    48Jim WinnP6-3210R-R281983PIT: 1981-1-14MLB--

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