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1982 Minnesota Twins season

1982 Minnesota Twins
combined 60-102, seventh in the AL Western Division
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota (since 1961)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Calvin Griffith
    Manager(s) Billy Gardner
    Local television KMSP-TV
    (Bob Kurtz, Larry Osterman)
    Local radio 830 WCCO AM
    (Herb Carneal, Frank Quilici)
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    The 1982 Minnesota Twins finished 60-102, seventh in the AL West. It was the first time the Twins lost more than 100 games since moving to Minnesota.

    The Twins moved into the Metrodome but only 921,186 fans attended Twins games, the lowest total in the American League.

    Offseason

    Regular season

    Only one Twins made the All-Star Game, first baseman Kent Hrbek.

    Offense

    Kent Hrbek hit .301 with 23 HR and 92 RBI. Gary Ward hit .289 with 28 HR and 91 RBI. Gary Gaetti hit 25 HR and 84 RBI. Tom Brunansky hit 20 HR and 42 RBI.

    Team Leaders
    Statistic Player Quantity
    HR Gary Ward 28
    RBI Kent Hrbek 92
    BA Kent Hrbek .301
    Runs Gary Ward 85

    Pitching

    Reliever Ron Davis had 22 saves.

    Team Leaders
    Statistic Player Quantity
    ERA Bobby Castillo 3.66
    Wins Bobby Castillo 13
    Saves Ron Davis 22
    Strikeouts Brad Havens 129

    Defense

    Season standings

    AL West Wins Losses Win % GB
    California Angels 93   69 .574    --
    Kansas City Royals 90   72 .556   3.0
    Chicago White Sox 87   75 .537   6.0
    Seattle Mariners 76   86 .469 17.0
    Oakland Athletics 68   94 .420 25,0
    Texas Rangers 64   98 .395 29.0
    Minnesota Twins 60 102 .370 33.0

    Notable transactions

    Roster

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    Player stats

    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
    1B Kent Hrbek 140 532 160 .301 23 92
    3B Gary Gaetti 145 508 117 .230 25 84
    SS Lenny Faedo 90 255 62 .243 3 22
    LF Gary Ward 152 570 165 .289 28 91
    RF Tom Brunansky 127 463 126 .272 20 46

    Other batters

    Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    Jesús Vega 71 199 53 .266 5 29

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Albert Williams 26 153.2 9 7 4.22 61
    Jack O'Connor 23 126 8 9 4.29 56

    Other pitchers

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Bobby Castillo 40 218.2 13 11 3.66 125
    Pete Redfern 27 94.1 5 11 6.58 40
    Darrell Jackson 13 44.2 0 5 6.25 16

    Relief pitchers

    Player G W L SV ERA SO
    Ron Davis 63 3 9 22 4.42 89
    Jeff Little 33 2 0 0 4.21 26

    Farm system

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    Notes

    References

    • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, N.C.: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3. 

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