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1970 Minnesota Twins

1970 > Class Major League > 1970 American League (West)
Overall: 98-64
Scored 744 runs, Allowed 605 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 96-66

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Bill Rigney
Represented: Minneapolis, MN
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium (Bloomington, MN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1969 / 1971

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Bob Allison 35 47 87 72 15 15 5 0 1 7 1 0 14 20 .208 .345 .319 .664 23 2 1 0 0 0
2 Brant Alyea 29 94 290 258 34 75 12 1 16 61 3 3 28 51 .291 .366 .531 .897 137 12 3 0 1 0
3 Steve Barber 22 19 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
4 Bert Blyleven 19 27 58 50 2 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 25 .140 .157 .140 .297 7 0 0 7 0 0
5 Dave Boswell 25 20 25 25 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 .160 .160 .200 .360 5 0 0 0 0 0
6 Steve Brye 21 9 13 11 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 4 .182 .308 .273 .580 3 0 0 0 0 0
7 Leo Cardenas 31 160 649 588 67 145 34 4 11 65 2 5 42 101 .247 .300 .374 .674 220 11 4 13 2 2
8 Rod Carew* 24 51 204 191 27 70 12 3 4 28 4 6 11 28 .366 .407 .524 .930 100 1 2 0 0 0
9 Rick Dempsey 20 5 8 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .125 .000 .125 0 1 0 0 0 0
10 Tom Hall* 22 53 50 44 4 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 9 .182 .182 .182 .364 8 1 0 6 0 0
11 Pete Hamm 22 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Hal Haydel 25 4 3 3 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 .667 .667 2.000 2.667 6 0 0 0 0 0
13 Herman Hill* 24 27 23 22 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .091 .091 .091 .182 2 0 0 1 0 0
14 Jim Holt* 26 142 341 319 37 85 9 3 3 40 3 1 17 32 .266 .300 .342 .642 109 9 0 1 4 3
15 Jim Kaat* 31 56 88 76 17 15 1 0 1 8 0 0 6 20 .197 .262 .250 .512 19 2 1 4 1 1
16 Harmon Killebrew 34 157 665 527 96 143 20 1 41 113 0 3 128 84 .271 .411 .546 .957 288 28 2 0 8 23
17 Charlie Manuel* 26 59 73 64 4 12 0 0 1 7 0 0 6 17 .188 .260 .234 .495 15 1 1 0 2 2
18 Minnie Mendoza 36 16 16 16 2 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 .188 .188 .188 .375 3 0 0 0 0 0
19 George Mitterwald 25 117 409 369 36 82 12 2 15 46 3 5 34 84 .222 .291 .388 .679 143 11 2 4 0 6
20 Cotton Nash 27 4 5 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 .250 .400 .250 .650 1 0 0 0 0 0
21 Jim Nettles* 23 13 21 20 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 .250 .286 .250 .536 5 0 0 0 0 0
22 Tony Oliva* 31 157 674 628 96 204 36 7 23 107 5 4 38 67 .325 .364 .514 .878 323 16 3 1 4 12
23 Ron Perranoski* 34 67 25 24 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 .042 .042 .042 .083 1 0 0 1 0 0
24 Jim Perry# 34 41 109 97 9 24 4 0 1 6 0 0 1 14 .247 .253 .320 .572 31 1 0 10 1 0
25 Frank Quilici 31 111 160 141 19 32 3 0 2 12 0 2 15 16 .227 .297 .291 .588 41 6 0 2 2 3
26 Paul Ratliff* 26 69 171 149 19 40 7 2 5 22 0 0 15 51 .268 .363 .443 .806 66 1 7 0 0 2
27 Rich Reese* 28 153 564 501 63 131 15 5 10 56 5 4 48 70 .261 .332 .371 .703 186 7 7 4 4 5
28 Rick Renick 26 81 204 179 20 41 8 0 7 25 0 2 22 29 .229 .317 .391 .708 70 6 1 2 0 0
29 Danny Thompson 23 96 318 302 25 66 9 0 0 22 0 0 7 39 .219 .234 .248 .482 75 6 0 6 3 0
30 Luis Tiant 29 18 36 32 7 13 4 0 0 4 1 0 1 6 .406 .424 .531 .955 17 0 0 3 0 0
31 Tom Tischinski 25 24 56 46 6 9 0 0 1 2 0 0 9 6 .196 .327 .261 .588 12 1 0 1 0 1
32 Cesar Tovar 29 161 726 650 120 195 36 13 10 54 30 15 52 47 .300 .356 .442 .798 287 9 8 10 6 5
33 Stan Williams 33 68 19 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 Dick Woodson 25 21 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
35 Bill Zepp 23 43 47 44 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 31 .136 .156 .136 .292 6 0 0 2 0 0
35 Players 28.6 162 6143 5483 744 1438 230 41 153 694 57 52 501 905 .262 .327 .403 .730 2209 132 42 79 38 65
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Steve Barber 22 0 0 4.61 18 0 10 0 0 2 27.1 26 14 14 1 18 2 14 2 0 4 125 1.610 8.6 0.3 5.9 4.6 0.78
2 Bert Blyleven 19 10 9 .526 3.18 27 25 1 5 1 0 164.0 143 66 58 17 47 6 135 2 3 2 675 1.159 7.8 0.9 2.6 7.4 2.87
3 Dave Boswell 25 3 7 .300 6.42 18 15 1 0 0 0 68.2 80 55 49 12 44 3 45 2 0 3 325 1.806 10.5 1.6 5.8 5.9 1.02
4 Tom Hall* 22 11 6 .647 2.55 52 11 13 1 0 4 155.1 94 46 44 11 66 4 184 2 0 3 619 1.030 5.4 0.6 3.8 10.7 2.79
5 Pete Hamm 22 0 2 .000 5.51 10 0 3 0 0 0 16.1 17 10 10 3 7 1 3 0 0 1 72 1.469 9.4 1.7 3.9 1.7 0.43
6 Hal Haydel 25 2 0 1.000 3.00 4 0 2 0 0 0 9.0 7 3 3 2 4 0 4 0 0 1 37 1.222 7.0 2.0 4.0 4.0 1.00
7 Jim Kaat* 31 14 10 .583 3.56 45 34 3 4 1 0 230.1 244 110 91 26 58 8 120 3 0 11 972 1.311 9.5 1.0 2.3 4.7 2.07
8 Ron Perranoski* 34 7 8 .467 2.43 67 0 52 0 0 34 111.0 108 38 30 7 42 7 55 1 0 1 471 1.351 8.8 0.6 3.4 4.5 1.31
9 Jim Perry 34 24 12 .667 3.04 40 40 0 13 4 0 278.2 258 112 94 20 57 10 168 9 0 3 1141 1.130 8.3 0.6 1.8 5.4 2.95
10 Luis Tiant 29 7 3 .700 3.40 18 17 1 2 1 0 92.2 84 36 35 12 41 0 50 2 0 2 390 1.349 8.2 1.2 4.0 4.9 1.22
11 Stan Williams 33 10 1 .909 1.99 68 0 36 0 0 15 113.1 85 34 25 8 32 6 76 5 1 2 455 1.032 6.8 0.6 2.5 6.0 2.38
12 Dick Woodson 25 1 2 .333 3.82 21 0 8 0 0 1 30.2 29 18 13 2 19 0 22 0 0 1 141 1.565 8.5 0.6 5.6 6.5 1.16
13 Bill Zepp 23 9 4 .692 3.22 43 20 6 1 1 2 151.0 154 63 54 9 51 4 64 9 0 4 648 1.358 9.2 0.5 3.0 3.8 1.25
13 Players 28.3 98 64 .605 3.23 162 162 136 26 12 58 1448.1 1329 605 520 130 486 51 940 37 4 38 6071 1.253 8.3 0.8 3.0 5.8 1.93

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
George Mitterwald 117 740 62 3 8 .996 6.85 8 34 39 53%
Paul Ratliff 53 183 11 4 4 .980 3.66 2 13 3 19%
Tom Tischinski 22 90 7 1 0 .990 4.41 1 6 5 45%
Rick Dempsey 3 12 0 1 0 .923 4.00 0 2 0 0%

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rich Reese 146 1118 82 10 94 .992 8.22
Harmon Killebrew 28 204 9 3 14 .986 7.61
Bob Allison 7 36 4 2 2 .952 5.71
Jim Holt 2 7 0 0 0 1.000 3.50
Cotton Nash 2 11 0 0 2 1.000 5.50
Rod Carew 1 6 0 0 0 1.000 6.00

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Danny Thompson 81 144 204 5 35 .986 4.30
Frank Quilici 73 107 121 3 25 .987 3.12
Rod Carew 45 73 122 8 26 .961 4.33
Cesar Tovar 8 17 10 2 5 .931 3.38
Minnie Mendoza 4 7 3 0 0 1.000 2.50

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Harmon Killebrew 138 108 203 17 14 .948 2.25
Danny Thompson 37 3 11 0 3 1.000 0.38
Rick Renick 30 22 52 1 5 .987 2.47
Frank Quilici 27 7 12 3 1 .864 0.70
Minnie Mendoza 5 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.60
Cesar Tovar 4 2 3 3 0 .625 1.25

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Leo Cardenas 160 280 487 17 91 .978 4.79
Danny Thompson 6 9 14 1 1 .958 3.83
Frank Quilici 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Rick Renick 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

LF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Holt 76 0.00
Brant Alyea 73 0.00
Cesar Tovar 39 0.00
Rick Renick 25 0.00
Bob Allison 12 0.00
Charlie Manuel 9 0.00
Steve Brye 6 0.00
Jim Nettles 5 0.00
Herman Hill 2 0.00
Jim Perry 1 0.00

CF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Cesar Tovar 134 0.00
Jim Holt 52 0.00
Herman Hill 10 0.00
Tony Oliva 3 0.00
Bob Allison 1 0.00
Jim Nettles 1 0.00
Rick Renick 1 0.00

RF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tony Oliva 154 0.00
Jim Nettles 5 0.00
Bob Allison 4 0.00
Jim Holt 4 0.00
Brant Alyea 2 0.00
Herman Hill 2 0.00
Charlie Manuel 2 0.00
Cesar Tovar 2 0.00
Steve Brye 1 0.00

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tony Oliva 157 351 12 12 4 .968 2.31
Cesar Tovar 151 370 12 9 1 .977 2.53
Jim Holt 130 201 2 1 0 .995 1.56
Brant Alyea 75 93 4 2 0 .980 1.29
Rick Renick 25 30 2 1 0 .970 1.28
Bob Allison 17 18 0 0 0 1.000 1.06
Herman Hill 14 15 1 0 0 1.000 1.14
Charlie Manuel 11 7 0 0 0 1.000 0.64
Jim Nettles 11 8 0 0 0 1.000 0.73
Steve Brye 6 4 0 0 0 1.000 0.67
Jim Perry 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Stan Williams 68 8 8 0 0 1.000 0.24
Ron Perranoski 67 0 15 1 0 .938 0.22
Tom Hall 52 2 9 2 1 .846 0.21
Jim Kaat 45 15 43 4 5 .935 1.29
Bill Zepp 43 8 17 2 1 .926 0.58
Jim Perry 40 11 47 1 0 .983 1.45
Bert Blyleven 27 5 16 1 1 .955 0.78
Dick Woodson 21 1 6 2 1 .778 0.33
Steve Barber 18 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.22
Dave Boswell 18 6 5 0 1 1.000 0.61
Luis Tiant 18 3 14 1 2 .944 0.94
Pete Hamm 10 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.10
Hal Haydel 4 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.25

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bob Allison 35 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Jul 11, 1934 Raytown, MO, US 1970-04-23 1970-09-29
Brant Alyea 29 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Dec 8, 1940 Passaic, NJ, US 1970-04-07 1970-09-30
Steve Barber 22 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Mar 13, 1948 Grand Rapids, MI, US 1970-04-09 1970-09-29
Bert Blyleven 19 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Apr 6, 1951 Zeist, NL 1970-06-05 1970-09-30
Dave Boswell 25 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Jan 20, 1945 Baltimore, MD, US 1970-04-16 1970-07-30
Steve Brye 21 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Feb 4, 1949 Alameda, CA, US 1970-09-03 1970-09-29
Leo Cardenas 31 R R 5' 11.0" 150 Dec 17, 1938 Matanzas, Matanzas, CU 1970-04-07 1970-10-01
Rod Carew 24 L R 6' 0.0" 170 Oct 1, 1945 Gatun, Canal Zone, PA 1970-04-07 1970-09-30
Rick Dempsey 20 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Sep 13, 1949 Fayetteville, TN, US 1970-09-16 1970-09-29
Tom Hall 22 L L 6' 0.0" 150 Nov 23, 1947 Thomasville, NC, US 1970-04-16 1970-09-28
Pete Hamm 22 R R 6' 5.0" 210 Sep 20, 1947 Buffalo, NY, US 1970-07-29 1970-09-29
Hal Haydel 25 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jul 9, 1944 Houma, LA, US 1970-09-07 1970-09-30
Herman Hill 24 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Oct 12, 1945 Tuskegee, AL, US 1970-06-24 1970-10-01
Jim Holt 26 L R 6' 0.0" 180 May 27, 1944 Graham, NC, US 1970-04-07 1970-10-01
Jim Kaat 31 L L 6' 4.0" 205 Nov 7, 1938 Zeeland, MI, US 1970-04-11 1970-10-01
Harmon Killebrew 34 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Jun 29, 1936 Payette, ID, US 1970-04-07 1970-10-01
Charlie Manuel 26 L R 6' 4.0" 195 Jan 4, 1944 Northfork, WV, US 1970-04-09 1970-10-01
Minnie Mendoza 36 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Nov 16, 1933 Ceiba del Agua, CU 1970-04-09 1970-06-07
George Mitterwald 25 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Jun 7, 1945 Berkeley, CA, US 1970-04-07 1970-09-30
Cotton Nash 27 R R 6' 6.0" 220 Jul 24, 1942 Jersey City, NJ, US 1970-09-10 1970-10-01
Jim Nettles 23 L L 6' 0.0" 186 Mar 2, 1947 San Diego, CA, US 1970-09-07 1970-10-01
Tony Oliva 31 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Jul 20, 1938 Pinar del Rio, Pinar del Rio, CU 1970-04-07 1970-10-01
Ron Perranoski 34 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 1, 1936 Paterson, NJ, US 1970-04-09 1970-10-01
Jim Perry 34 S R 6' 4.0" 190 Oct 30, 1935 Williamston, NC, US 1970-04-07 1970-09-29
Frank Quilici 31 R R 6' 1.0" 170 May 11, 1939 Chicago, IL, US 1970-04-07 1970-09-29
Paul Ratliff 26 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Jan 23, 1944 San Diego, CA, US 1970-04-17 1970-10-01
Rich Reese 28 L L 6' 3.0" 185 Sep 29, 1941 Leipsic, OH, US 1970-04-07 1970-09-30
Rick Renick 26 R R 6' 0.0" 188 Mar 16, 1944 London, OH, US 1970-04-16 1970-10-01
Danny Thompson 23 R R 6' 0.0" 183 Feb 1, 1947 Wichita, KS, US 1970-06-25 1970-10-01
Luis Tiant 29 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Nov 23, 1940 Marianao, La Habana, CU 1970-04-09 1970-09-27
Tom Tischinski 25 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Jul 12, 1944 Kansas City, MO, US 1970-05-01 1970-09-22
Cesar Tovar 29 R R 5' 9.0" 155 Jul 3, 1940 Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE 1970-04-07 1970-10-01
Stan Williams 33 R R 6' 5.0" 230 Sep 14, 1936 Enfield, NH, US 1970-04-09 1970-10-01
Dick Woodson 25 R R 6' 5.0" 205 Mar 30, 1945 Oelwein, IA, US 1970-05-29 1970-08-28
Bill Zepp 23 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Jul 22, 1946 Detroit, MI, US 1970-04-17 1970-09-29

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