1971 Minnesota Twins Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 74-86
Finished 5th in the AL's West Division
Attendance: 940,848, Avg. 12,545
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium
Manager: Bill Rigney (74-86)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
1971 Minnesota Twins Statistics
1971 Minnesota Twins Results

The Minnesota Twins of the American League ended the 1971 season with a record of 74 wins and 86 losses, finishing fifth in the AL's West Division.

The Twins scored 654 runs and allowed 670 runs. Harmon Killebrew led Minnesota with 28 home runs, while Leo Cardenas and Tony Oliva walloped 20 or more also. Harmon Killebrew accounted for 119 RBI. Tony Oliva paced all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .337. Jim Perry topped the team with 17 wins, and Bert Blyleven, too added 15 or more wins, too Bert Blyleven recorded a 2.81 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Bill Rigney coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Brant AlyeaLFRRDecember 8, 19406'3"215Passaic, NJ USA
Steve BarberPRRMarch 13, 19486'1"190Grand Rapids, MI USA
Bert BlylevenPRRApril 6, 19516'3"200Zeist, Ut Netherlands
Steve Braun3BLRMay 8, 19485'10"180Trenton, NJ USA
Steve BryeLFRRFebruary 4, 19496'0"190Alameda, CA USA
Sal CampisiPRRAugust 11, 19426'2"210Brooklyn, NY USA
Leo CardenasSSRRDecember 17, 19385'11"160Matanzas, Ma Cuba
Rod Carew2BLROctober 1, 19456'0"170Gatun, Ca Panama
Ray CorbinPRRFebruary 12, 19496'2"200Live Oak, FL USA
Rick DempseyCRRSeptember 13, 19496'0"190Fayetteville, TN USA
Bob GebhardPRRJanuary 3, 19436'2"210Lamberton, MN USA
Tom HallPLLNovember 23, 19476'0"150Thomasville, NC USA
Pete HammPRRSeptember 20, 19476'5"210Buffalo, NY USA
Hal HaydelPRRJuly 9, 19446'0"190Houma, LA USA
Jim HoltCFLRMay 27, 19446'0"180Graham, NC USA
Jim KaatPLLNovember 7, 19386'4"205Zeeland, MI USA
Harmon Killebrew1BRRJune 29, 19366'0"195Payette, ID USA
Steve LuebberPRRJuly 9, 19496'3"185Clinton, MO USA
Charlie ManuelRFLRJanuary 4, 19446'4"195Northfork, WV USA
George MitterwaldCRRJune 7, 19456'2"195Berkeley, CA USA
Jim NettlesCFLLMarch 2, 19476'0"186San Diego, CA USA
Tony OlivaRFLRJuly 20, 19386'1"175Pinar del Rio, Pi Cuba
Ron PerranoskiPLLApril 1, 19366'0"180Paterson, NJ USA
Jim PerryPBROctober 30, 19356'4"190Williamston, NC USA
Paul PowellCFRRMarch 19, 19485'11"185San Angelo, TX USA
Paul RatliffCLRJanuary 23, 19446'2"190San Diego, CA USA
Rich Reese1BLLSeptember 29, 19416'3"185Leipsic, OH USA
Rick Renick3BRRMarch 16, 19446'0"188London, OH USA
Phil RoofCRRMarch 5, 19416'2"190Paducah, KY USA
Eric Soderholm3BRRSeptember 24, 19485'11"187Cortland, NY USA
Jim StricklandPLLJune 12, 19466'0"175Los Angeles, CA USA
George ThomasLFRRNovember 29, 19376'3"190Minneapolis, MN USA
Danny Thompson3BRRFebruary 1, 19476'0"183Wichita, KS USA
Tom TischinskiCRRJuly 12, 19445'10"190Kansas City, MO USA
Cesar TovarLFRRJuly 3, 19405'9"155Caracas, Di Venezuela
Stan WilliamsPRRSeptember 14, 19366'5"230Enfield, NH USA



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