1972 Minnesota Twins Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 77-77
Finished 3rd in the AL's West Division
Attendance: 807,571, Avg. 11,704
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium
Manager: Bill Rigney (36-34)
Manager: Frank Quilici (41-43)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
1972 Minnesota Twins Statistics
1972 Minnesota Twins Results

The Minnesota Twins of the American League ended the 1972 season with a record of 77 wins and 77 losses, finishing third in the AL's West Division.

The Twins plated 537 runs and yielded 535 runs. Harmon Killebrew paced Minnesota with 26 home runs, and Bobby Darwin walloped 20 or more, too. Bobby Darwin drove in 80 runs. Rod Carew topped all regular hitters by hitting .318. Bert Blyleven led the team with 17 wins, while Ray Corbin recorded a 2.62 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Bill Rigney and Frank Quilici coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Mike AdamsLFRRJuly 24, 19485'9"180Cincinnati, OH USA
Bert BlylevenPRRApril 6, 19516'3"200Zeist, Ut Netherlands
Glenn BorgmannCRRMay 25, 19506'4"210Paterson, NJ USA
Steve Braun3BLRMay 8, 19485'10"180Trenton, NJ USA
Steve BryeLFRRFebruary 4, 19496'0"190Alameda, CA USA
Rod Carew2BLROctober 1, 19456'0"170Gatun, Ca Panama
Ray CorbinPRRFebruary 12, 19496'2"200Live Oak, FL USA
Bobby DarwinCFRRFebruary 16, 19436'2"190Los Angeles, CA USA
Rick DempseyCRRSeptember 13, 19496'0"190Fayetteville, TN USA
Bob GebhardPRRJanuary 3, 19436'2"210Lamberton, MN USA
Dave GoltzPRRJune 23, 19496'4"200Pelican Rapids, MN USA
Wayne GrangerPRRMarch 15, 19446'2"165Springfield, MA USA
Bucky GuthSSRRAugust 18, 19476'1"180Baltimore, MD USA
Jim HoltRFLRMay 27, 19446'0"180Graham, NC USA
Jim KaatPLLNovember 7, 19386'4"205Zeeland, MI USA
Harmon Killebrew1BRRJune 29, 19366'0"195Payette, ID USA
Dave LaRochePLLMay 14, 19486'2"200Colorado Springs, CO USA
Steve LuebberPRRJuly 9, 19496'3"185Clinton, MO USA
Charlie ManuelLFLRJanuary 4, 19446'4"195Northfork, WV USA
George MitterwaldCRRJune 7, 19456'2"195Berkeley, CA USA
Dan Monzon2BRRMay 17, 19465'10"182Bronx, NY USA
Jim NettlesCFLLMarch 2, 19476'0"186San Diego, CA USA
Tom NortonPRRApril 26, 19506'1"200Elyria, OH USA
Tony OlivaLFLRJuly 20, 19386'1"175Pinar del Rio, Pi Cuba
Jim PerryPBROctober 30, 19356'4"190Williamston, NC USA
Rich Reese1BLLSeptember 29, 19416'3"185Leipsic, OH USA
Rick RenickLFRRMarch 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
Danny ThompsonSSRRFebruary 1, 19476'0"183Wichita, KS USA
Cesar TovarRFRRJuly 3, 19405'9"155Caracas, Di Venezuela
Dick WoodsonPRRMarch 30, 19456'5"205Oelwein, IA USA



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