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1975 Minnesota Twins season

1975 Minnesota Twins
76-83, fourth in the AL Western Division
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Bloomington, Minnesota (since 1961)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Calvin Griffith
    Manager(s) Frank Quilici
    Local television WTCN
    (Larry Calton, Joe Boyle, Ray Scott)
    Local radio 830 WCCO AM
    (Herb Carneal,Larry Calton)
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    The 1975 Minnesota Twins finished 76-83, fourth in the American League West.

    Offseason

    Regular season

    Only 737,156 fans attended Twins games, the lowest total in the American League. Only one Twins player made the All-Star Game, second baseman Rod Carew.

    Carew won his fifth AL batting title with a .359 average. Three pitchers had double digit wins: Jim Hughes, (16-14), Bert Blyleven (15-10), and Dave Goltz (14-14).

    Season standings

    AL West W L GB Pct.
    Oakland Athletics 98 64 -- .605
    Kansas City Royals 91 71 7 .562
    Texas Rangers 79 83 19 .488
    Minnesota Twins 76 83 20.5 .478
    Chicago White Sox 75 86 22.5 .466
    California Angels 72 89 25.5 .447


    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1975 Minnesota Twins
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders

    Other batters

    Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    = Indicates team leader

    Batting

    Starters by position

    Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    C Borgmann, GlennGlenn Borgmann 125 352 73 .207 2 33
    1B Briggs, JohnnyJohnny Briggs 87 264 61 .231 7 39
    2B Carew, RodRod Carew 143 535 192 .359 14 80
    CF Ford, DanDan Ford 130 440 123 .280 15 59

    Other batters

    Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    Darwin, BobbyBobby Darwin 48 169 37 .219 5 18
    Kelly, TomTom Kelly 49 127 23 .181 1 11
    Ferrer, SergioSergio Ferrer 32 81 20 .247 0 2
    Gómez, LuisLuis Gómez 89 72 10 .139 0 5

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Blyleven, BertBert Blyleven 35 275.2 15 10 3.00 233
    Hughes, JimJim Hughes 37 249.2 16 14 3.82 130
    Goltz, DaveDave Goltz 32 243 14 14 3.67 128
    Bane, EddieEddie Bane 4 28.1 3 1 2.86 14

    Other pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Albury, VicVic Albury 32 135 6 7 4.53 72
    Corbin, RayRay Corbin 18 89.2 5 7 5.12 49
    Butler, BillBill Butler 23 81.2 5 4 5.95 55
    Decker, JoeJoe Decker 10 26.1 1 3 8.54 8
    Pazik, MikeMike Pazik 5 19.2 0 4 8.24 8

    Relief pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G W L SV ERA SO
    Burgmeier, TomTom Burgmeier 46 5 8 11 3.09 41
    Campbell, BillBill Campbell 47 4 6 5 3.79 76

    Farm system

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    LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Reno

    Reno affiliation shared with San Diego Padres

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