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1966 Minnesota Twins

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1965 / 1967

89-73, Finished 2nd in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Sam Mele (89-73)
GM: Calvin Griffith
Scored 663 runs, Allowed 581 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 91-71

Ballparks: Metropolitan Stadium · Attendance: 1,259,374 (2nd of 10)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 107, Pitching - 105 · one-year: Batting - 112, Pitching - 111

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1965 / 1967 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from November 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

1966

Signed Herman Hill as an amateur free agent.

Signed Charlie Walters as an amateur free agent.

Ron Piche sent to the St. Louis Cardinals in an unknown transaction.

January 29, 1966

Drafted Buzz Stephen in the 2nd round of the 1966 amateur draft (January Secondary), but did not sign the player.

Drafted Tom Hall in the 3rd round of the 1966 amateur draft (January).

April 6, 1966 (Standings)

Traded a player to be named later and Dick Stigman to the Boston Red Sox. Received Russ Nixon and Chuck Schilling. The Minnesota Twins sent Jose Calero (minors) (April 17, 1966) to the Boston Red Sox to complete the trade.

April 10, 1966 (Standings)

Traded Ken Retzer to the Houston Astros. Received Walt Bond.

April 11, 1966 (Standings)

Released Jerry Kindall.

May 11, 1966 (Standings)

Sold Joe Nossek to the Kansas City Athletics.

June 7, 1966 (Standings)

Drafted Buzz Stephen in the 1st round (6th pick) of the 1966 amateur draft (June Secondary).

Drafted Steve Garvey in the 3rd round of the 1966 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Steve Braun in the 10th round of the 1966 amateur draft. Player signed June 22, 1966.

Drafted Chuck Scrivener in the 17th round of the 1966 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Tommy Moore in the 28th round of the 1966 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Roger Freed in 1966, but pick was voided.

September 7, 1966 (Standings)

Sold Garry Roggenburk to the Boston Red Sox.

October 18, 1966

Released Johnny Klippstein.

November 28, 1966

Marty Martinez drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 1966 rule 5 draft.

November 29, 1966

Fred Lasher selected by the Detroit Tigers in the 1966 minor league draft.

December 2, 1966

Traded Pete Cimino, Jimmie Hall and Don Mincher to the California Angels. Received a player to be named later and Dean Chance. The California Angels sent Jackie Hernandez (April 10, 1967) to the Minnesota Twins to complete the trade.

December 3, 1966

Traded Bernie Allen and Camilo Pascual to the Washington Senators. Received Ron Kline.

1967

Signed Ray Corbin as an amateur free agent.

Signed Jerry Cram as an amateur free agent.

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1965 / 1967 Trades and Transactions