Minnesota Twins All-Time Roster


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This is our Minnesota Twins All-Time 25-man roster based on the best individual seasons by position. Each player is only eligible for one position and one year. For a player to be eligible at a position they had to have played at least 51% of games in a given season at the position. Additionally, we choose three outfielders regardless of specific position. Any hitter is eligible for the designated hitter position, not just those who actually played as a designated hitter. The bullpen will consist of one starter for long relief and five players who made at least 80% of appearances in relief.

*Bold represents league leaders.


Starters
Position Player Year WAR G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
C Joe Mauer 2009 7.8 138 523 94 191 30 1 28 96 4 76 63 .365 .444 .587 1.031
1B Rod Carew 1977 9.7 155 616 128 239 38 16 14 100 23 69 55 .388 .449 .570 1.019
2B Chuck Knoblauch 1996 8.6 153 578 140 197 35 14 13 72 45 98 74 .341 .448 .517 .965
3B Harmon Killebrew 1969 6.2 162 555 106 153 20 2 49 140 8 145 84 .276 ..427 .584 1.011
SS Joe Cronin 1930 8.4 154 587 127 203 41 9 13 126 17 72 36 .346 .422 .513 .934
OF Goose Goslin 1924 6.4 154 579 100 199 30 17 12 129 15 68 29 .344 .421 .516 .937
OF Tony Oliva 1964 6.8 161 672 109 217 43 9 32 94 12 34 68 ..323 .359 .557 .916
OF Kirby Puckett 1988 7.7 158 657 109 234 42 5 24 121 6 23 83 .356 .375 .545 .920
DH Paul Molitor 1996 3.7 161 660 99 225 41 8 9 113 18 56 72 .341 .390 .468 .858
Bench
Position Player Year WAR G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
C Earl Battey 1963 4.2 147 508 64 145 17 1 26 84 0 61 75 .285 .369 .476 .845
1B Justin Morneau 2006 4.3 157 592 97 190 37 1 34 130 3 53 93 .321 .375 .559 .934
2B Brian Dozier 2016 6.5 155 615 104 165 35 5 42 99 18 61 138 .268 .340 .546 .886
SS Zoilo Versalles 1965 7.2 160 666 126 182 45 12 19 77 27 41 122 .273 .319 .462 .781
OF Ed Delahanty 1902 6.7 123 473 103 178 43 14 10 93 16 62 9 .376 .453 .590 1.043
Starting Rotation
Position Player Year WAR G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO/9 WHIP
SP Walter Johnson 1913 14.6 48 36 36 7 1.14 346 29 11 2 56 44 38 243 6.3 0.780
SP Johan Santana 2004 8.6 34 34 20 6 2.61 228 1 1 0 70 66 54 265 10.5 0.921
SP Bert Blyleven 1973 9.9 40 40 20 17 2.52 325 25 9 0 109 91 67 258 7.1 1.117
SP Camilo Pascual 1959 7.8 32 30 17 10 2.64 238.2 17 6 0 80 70 69 185 7.0 1.135
SP Frank Viola 1988 7.7 35 35 24 7 2.64 255.1 7 2 0 80 75 54 193 6.8 1.136
Bullpen
Position Player Year WAR G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO/9 WHIP
SP Jim Kaat 1967 4.1 42 38 16 13 3.04 263.1 13 2 0 110 89 42 211 7.2 1.181
RP Rick Aguilera 1991 2.4 63 0 4 5 2.35 69 0 0 42 20 18 30 61 8.0 1.072
RP LaTroy Hawkins 2003 3.1 74 0 9 3 1.86 77.1 0 0 2 20 16 15 75 8.7 1.086
RP Jeff Reardon 1988 2.4 63 0 2 4 2.47 73 0 0 42 21 20 15 56 6.9 1.137
RP Juan Rincon 2004 2.7 77 0 11 6 2.63 82 0 0 2 27 24 32 106 11.6 1.024
CL Joe Nathan 2006 3.3 64 0 7 0 1.58 68.1 0 0 36 12 12 16 95 12.5 0.790