- 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 =
Hubert H Humphrey Metrodome
y4 = 1982
y5 = 1961
(Bob Kurtz, Larry Osterman)
radio = 830 WCCO AM
Herb Carneal, Frank Quilici)|The 1982 Minnesota Twinsfinished 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
Metrodomebut only 921,186 fans attended Twins games, the lowest total in the American League.
*October 23, 1981:
Mike Kinnunenwas traded by the Twins to the St. Louis Cardinalsfor Jeff Little. [ [http://www.baseball-reference.com/k/kinnumi01.shtml Mike Kinnunen page at Baseball Reference] ]
*January 12, 1982:
Kirby Puckettwas 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] ]
Only one Twins made the All-Star Game, first baseman
Kent Hrbekhit .301 with 23 HR and 92 RBI. Gary Wardhit .289 with 28 HR and 91 RBI. Gary Gaettihit 25 HR and 84 RBI. Tom Brunanskyhit 20 HR and 42 RBI.
tarters by position
"Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In"
* [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]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.