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1972

1972 Minnesota Twins Roster

The players went on strike and delayed the start of the season, and attendance slumped to 797,901. All-Star Rod Carew did end up leading the league in batting with his .318 average but Jim Kaat broke his hand, and Bill Rigney was fired on July 6th, replaced by Frank Quilici, a 33-year-old journeyman infielder who paid his dues in many capacities in the Griffith organization. Cesar Tovar hit for the cycle against the Texas Rangers, and former pitcher Bobby Darwin came to the plate with bat-in-hand and set a then Twins record with a 145 strikeout season.
Harmon
Killebrew
G: 
 139
AVG: 
.231
HR: 
 26
Bert
Blyleven
W-L: 
 17 - 17
K's: 
 228
ERA: 
 2.73
Glenn
Borgmann
G: 
 56
AVG: 
.234
HR: 
 3
Rod
Carew
G: 
 142
AVG: 
.318
HR: 
 0
Eric
Soderholm
G: 
 93
AVG: 
.188
HR: 
 13
Danny
Thompson
G: 
 144
AVG: 
.276
HR: 
 4
Steve
Brye
G: 
 100
AVG: 
.241
HR: 
 0
Bobby
Darwin
G: 
 145
AVG: 
.267
HR: 
 22
Cesar
Tovar
G: 
 141
AVG: 
.265
HR: 
 2
CP
Wayne
Granger
W-L: 
 4 - 6
K's: 
 45
ERA: 
 3.01
Manager
Frank
Quilici
 
 
 
 
 
 

Bench Players

Rich
Reese
G: 
 132
AVG: 
.218
HR: 
 5
Steve
Braun
G: 
 121
AVG: 
.289
HR: 
 2
Jim
Nettles
G: 
 102
AVG: 
.204
HR: 
 4
George
Mitterwald
G: 
 64
AVG: 
.184
HR: 
 1
Charlie
Manuel
G: 
 63
AVG: 
.205
HR: 
 1
Phil
Roof
G: 
 61
AVG: 
.205
HR: 
 3
Rick
Renick
G: 
 55
AVG: 
.172
HR: 
 4
Dan
Monzon
G: 
 55
AVG: 
.273
HR: 
 0
Rick
Dempsey
G: 
 25
AVG: 
.200
HR: 
 0
Tony
Oliva
G: 
 10
AVG: 
.321
HR: 
 0
Jim
Holt
G: 
 10
AVG: 
.444
HR: 
 1
Mike
Adams
G: 
 3
AVG: 
.333
HR: 
 0
Bucky
Guth
G: 
 3
AVG: 
.000
HR: 
 0

 

 

Starting Pitchers

Dick
Woodson
W-L: 
 14 - 14
K's: 
 150
ERA: 
 2.72
Jim
Perry
W-L: 
 13 - 16
K's: 
 85
ERA: 
 3.35
Jim
Kaat
W-L: 
 10 - 2
K's: 
 64
ERA: 
 2.06
Ray
Corbin
W-L: 
 8 - 9
K's: 
 83
ERA: 
 2.62
Dave
Goltz
W-L: 
 3 - 3
K's: 
 38
ERA: 
 2.67

 

Relief Pitchers

Dave
LaRoche
W-L: 
 5 - 7
K's: 
 79
ERA: 
 2.83
Jim
Strickland
W-L: 
 3 - 1
K's: 
 30
ERA: 
 2.50
Bob
Gebhard
W-L: 
 0 - 1
K's: 
 13
ERA: 
 8.57
Tom
Norton
W-L: 
 0 - 1
K's: 
 22
ERA: 
 2.78
Steve
Luebber
W-L: 
 0 - 0
K's: 
 1
ERA: 
 0.00

 

Other Manager

Bill
Rigney

 

Coaches

Al
Worthington
Vern
Morgan
Ralph
Rowe
Buck
Rodgers
George
Lentz

 

Personnel

Don
Cassidy
Calvin
Griffith
Metropolitan
Stadium
Herb
Carneal
Tom
Cronin
Halsey
Hall
Billy
Robertson
Jimmy
Robertson
Ray
Crump
Randy
Merriman
Bob
Casey
Wheelock
Whitney
Jim
Rantz
Tom
Mee
Tony
Giuliani
Howard
Fox
George
Brophy
Carlos
Pascual
Jesse
Flores
Ed
Stevens
Packy
Rogers
Marv
Olson
Pete
Appleton
Clark
Griffith
Thelma
Griffith Hayes
Ray
Christensen
Frank
Buetel
Lynn
Faris
 
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