1982 Minnesota Twins season

1982 Minnesota Twins season

MLB yearly infobox
name = Minnesota Twins
season = 1982
misc = combined 60-102, seventh in the AL Western Division

current league = American League
y1 = 1901
division = Western Division
y2 = 1969
Uniform logo =
ballpark = Hubert H Humphrey Metrodome
y4 = 1982
city = Minneapolis, Minnesota
y5 = 1961
owners = Calvin Griffith
managers = Billy Gardner
television = KMSP-TV
(Bob Kurtz, Larry Osterman)
radio = 830 WCCO AM
(Herb Carneal,Frank Quilici)|
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.


*October 23, 1981: Mike Kinnunen was traded by the Twins to the St. Louis Cardinals for Jeff Little. [ [http://www.baseball-reference.com/k/kinnumi01.shtml Mike Kinnunen page at Baseball Reference] ]
*January 12, 1982: Kirby Puckett was drafted by the Twins in the 1st round (3rd pick) of the 1982 amateur draft. [ [http://www.baseball-reference.com/p/puckeki01.shtml Kirby Puckett page at Baseball Reference] ]

Regular Season

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


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.

Player stats


tarters by position

"Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In"

Other pitchers

Relief pitchers


External links

* [http://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/MIN/1982.shtml Player stats from www.baseball-reference.com]
* [http://baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/roster.php?y=1982&t=MIN Team info from www.baseball-almanac.com]

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