1966 Minnesota Twins Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 89-73
Finished 2nd in the AL
Attendance: 1,259,556, Avg. 16,358
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium
Manager: Sam Mele (89-73)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
1966 Minnesota Twins Statistics
1966 Minnesota Twins Results

The Minnesota Twins of the American League ended the 1966 season with a record of 89 wins and 73 losses, finishing second in the AL.

The Twins scored 663 runs and allowed 581 runs. Harmon Killebrew walloped 39 home runs for Minnesota, while Jimmie Hall and Tony Oliva added 20 or more also. Harmon Killebrew accounted for 110 RBI. Tony Oliva led all regular hitters by hitting .307. Jim Kaat earned 25 wins on the mound for the team, and Jim Perry earned a 2.54 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Sam Mele coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Bernie Allen2BLRApril 16, 19396'0"175East Liverpool, OH USA
Bob AllisonLFRRJuly 11, 19346'3"205Raytown, MO USA
Earl BatteyCRRJanuary 5, 19356'1"205Los Angeles, CA USA
Dave BoswellPRRJanuary 20, 19456'3"185Baltimore, MD USA
Pete CiminoPRROctober 17, 19426'2"195Philadelphia, PA USA
Ron Clark3BRRJanuary 14, 19435'10"175Fort Worth, TX USA
Mudcat GrantPRRAugust 13, 19356'1"186Lacoochee, FL USA
Jimmie HallLFLRMarch 7, 19386'0"175Mount Holly, NC USA
Jim KaatPLLNovember 7, 19386'4"205Zeeland, MI USA
Ron KellerPRRJune 3, 19436'2"200Indianapolis, IN USA
Harmon Killebrew3BRRJune 29, 19366'0"195Payette, ID USA
Johnny KlippsteinPRROctober 17, 19276'1"173Washington, DC USA
Andy KoscoLFRROctober 5, 19416'3"205Youngstown, OH USA
Jim MerrittPLLDecember 9, 19436'3"175Altadena, CA USA
Don Mincher1BLRJune 24, 19386'3"205Huntsville, AL USA
George MitterwaldCRRJune 7, 19456'2"195Berkeley, CA USA
Russ NixonCLRFebruary 19, 19356'1"195Cleves, OH USA
Joe NossekCFRRNovember 8, 19406'0"178Cleveland, OH USA
Tony OlivaRFLRJuly 20, 19386'1"175Pinar del Rio, Pi Cuba
Jim OllomPRLJuly 8, 19456'4"210Snohomish, WA USA
Camilo PascualPRRJanuary 20, 19345'11"170La Habana, La Cuba
Jim PerryPBROctober 30, 19356'4"190Williamston, NC USA
Bill PleisPLLAugust 5, 19375'10"170St. Louis, MO USA
Rich ReesePLLSeptember 29, 19416'3"185Leipsic, OH USA
Garry RoggenburkPRLApril 16, 19406'6"195Cleveland, OH USA
Jim RolandPRLDecember 14, 19426'3"175Franklin, NC USA
Rich Rollins3BRRApril 16, 19385'10"185Mount Pleasant, PA USA
Dwight SieblerPRRAugust 5, 19376'2"184Columbus, NE USA
Cesar Tovar2BRRJuly 3, 19405'9"155Caracas, Di Venezuela
Ted UhlaenderCFLROctober 21, 19396'2"190Chicago Heights, IL USA
Sandy ValdespinoLFLLJanuary 24, 19395'8"170San Jose de las Lajas, Ma Cuba
Zoilo VersallesSSRRDecember 18, 19395'10"146La Habana, La Cuba
Al WorthingtonPRRFebruary 5, 19296'2"195Birmingham, AL USA
Jerry ZimmermanCRRSeptember 21, 19346'2"185Omaha, NE USA



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