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1981 Minnesota Twins

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1980 / 1982

First Half: 17-39, Finished 7th
Second Half: 24-29, Finished 4th
Overall: 41-68, Finished 7th in AL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Johnny Goryl (11-25) and Billy Gardner (30-43)
GM: Calvin Griffith, Farm Dir: George Brophy
Scored 378 runs, Allowed 486 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 42-67

Ballparks: Metropolitan Stadium · Attendance: 469,090 (14th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 106, Pitching - 108 · one-year: Batting - 106, Pitching - 107

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1980 / 1982 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Glenn Adams 33 L R 6' 1" 180 Oct 4, 1947 7 72 56 72 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 62 16 0 -1.7
Fernando Arroyo 29 R R 6' 2" 180 Mar 21, 1952 6 23 19 0 23 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.5
Chuck Baker 28 R R 5' 11" 180 Dec 6, 1952 3 40 17 40 35 0 0 0 3 1 31 0 0 0 0 1 5 5 -0.4
Sal Butera 28 R R 6' 0" 190 Sep 25, 1952 2 62 52 62 60 0 59 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.0
John Castino 26 R R 5' 11" 175 Oct 23, 1954 3 101 100 101 101 0 0 0 4 98 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.2 $210,000
Don Cooper 25 R R 6' 1" 185 Jan 15, 1956 1st 27 2 0 27 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Doug Corbett 28 R R 6' 1" 185 Nov 4, 1952 2 54 0 0 54 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.9 All-Star
Tim Corcoran 28 L L 5' 11" 175 Mar 19, 1953 5 22 13 22 16 0 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 0 -0.3
Dave Engle 24 R R 6' 3" 210 Nov 30, 1956 1st 82 64 82 78 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 77 77 1 13 1 0.8
Roger Erickson 24 R R 6' 3" 180 Aug 30, 1956 4 14 14 0 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.1
Lenny Faedo 21 R R 6' 0" 170 May 13, 1960 2 12 12 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Terry Felton 23 R R 6' 1" 180 Oct 29, 1957 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Mark Funderburk 24 R R 6' 4" 226 May 16, 1957 1st 8 5 8 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 2 2 0 -0.4
Gary Gaetti 22 R R 6' 0" 180 Aug 19, 1958 1st 9 8 9 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.1
Danny Goodwin 27 L R 6' 1" 195 Sep 2, 1953 6 59 42 59 41 0 0 40 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 6 11 4 -0.9
Mickey Hatcher 26 R R 6' 2" 200 Mar 15, 1955 3 99 97 99 97 0 0 7 0 2 0 5 86 0 91 1 2 0 -0.8
Brad Havens 21 L L 6' 1" 180 Nov 17, 1959 1st 14 12 0 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.4
John Hobbs 25 R L 6' 3" 190 Nov 11, 1955 1st 4 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Kent Hrbek 21 L R 6' 4" 200 May 21, 1960 1st 24 18 24 13 0 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 5 0 0.0
Darrell Jackson 25 B L 5' 10" 150 Apr 3, 1956 4 14 5 0 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Ron Jackson 28 R R 6' 0" 200 May 9, 1953 7 54 47 54 45 0 0 36 0 3 0 6 0 1 7 6 3 1 0.3 $200,000
Greg Johnston 26 L L 6' 0" 175 Feb 12, 1955 3 7 5 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 0 1 -0.2
Jerry Koosman 38 R L 6' 2" 205 Dec 23, 1942 15 19 13 0 19 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9
Tim Laudner 23 R R 6' 3" 212 Jun 7, 1958 1st 14 12 14 12 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 -0.2
Pete Mackanin 29 R R 6' 2" 190 Aug 1, 1951 9 77 59 77 66 0 0 10 31 4 29 0 0 0 0 6 13 0 -1.3
Jack O'Connor 23 L L 6' 3" 215 Jun 2, 1958 1st 28 0 0 28 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.0
Hosken Powell 26 L L 6' 1" 175 May 14, 1955 4 80 65 80 64 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 52 64 8 13 1 -0.6
Pete Redfern 26 R R 6' 2" 195 Aug 25, 1954 6 24 23 0 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.2
Roy Smalley 28 B R 6' 1" 185 Oct 25, 1952 7 56 50 56 38 0 0 1 0 0 37 0 0 0 0 15 6 0 0.6 $450,000
Ray Smith 25 R R 6' 1" 185 Sep 18, 1955 1st 15 13 15 15 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Rick Sofield 24 L R 6' 1" 195 Dec 16, 1956 3 41 29 41 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 0 1 34 3 8 3 -0.7
John Verhoeven 28 R R 6' 5" 200 Jul 3, 1952 4 25 0 0 25 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Bob Veselic 25 R R 6' 0" 175 Sep 27, 1955 2 5 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5
Gary Ward 27 R R 6' 2" 195 Dec 6, 1953 3 85 74 85 81 0 0 0 0 0 0 62 19 1 82 3 7 2 0.5
Ron Washington 29 R R 5' 11" 155 Apr 29, 1952 2 28 28 28 28 0 0 0 0 0 26 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 -0.2
Rob Wilfong 27 L R 6' 1" 180 Sep 1, 1953 5 93 81 93 93 0 0 0 93 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 1 0.7
Albert Williams 27 R R 6' 4" 190 May 6, 1954 2 23 22 0 23 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.3
Butch Wynegar 25 B R 6' 1" 190 Mar 14, 1956 6 47 43 47 37 0 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 3 0 0.1 $460,000
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1980 / 1982 Roster (40-man)