1985 Minnesota Twins Roster

The 1985 Minnesota Twins team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1985 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1985 Minnesota Twins Opening Day starters list, a 1985 Minnesota Twins salary list, a 1985 Minnesota Twins uniform number breakdown and a 1985 Minnesota Twins primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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1985 Minnesota Twins

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Complete Roster

6-03
207
Right
Right
1951-04-06
6-02
190
Right
Both
1959-07-13
6-00
180
Right
Right
1957-11-29
6-04
190
Right
Right
1957-03-08
6-04
207
Right
Right
1955-08-06
5-11
185
Right
Right
1959-12-23
6-02
195
Left
Both
1958-09-28
6-01
180
Left
Left
1958-03-10
6-02
190
Left
Right
1958-06-24
6-02
190
Right
Right
1953-02-21
6-00
190
Right
Right
1962-10-30
6-02
195
Right
Right
1954-11-23
6-08
215
Right
Left
1955-01-21
6-04
209
Left
Left
1960-04-19
6-05
220
Left
Left
1960-11-16
5-11
175
Left
Left
1957-09-10
6-02
187
Right
Right
1962-10-06
6-03
212
Right
Right
1958-06-07
6-02
190
Right
Left
1962-11-12
6-00
205
Right
Left
1961-03-08
6-00
181
Right
Right
1962-02-19
6-00
200
Right
Right
1958-08-19
5-11
172
Right
Right
1961-11-12
6-04
235
Right
Left
1960-05-21
6-00
175
Right
Right
1960-04-26
6-00
175
Right
Right
1958-07-07
5-11
163
Right
Right
1952-04-29
6-04
211
Right
Right
1960-08-20
6-01
186
Left
Left
1958-10-05
6-02
200
Right
Right
1955-03-15
6-00
185
Right
Right
1959-08-08
5-08
210
Right
Right
1960-03-14
6-03
216
Right
Right
1956-11-30
6-04
226
Right
Right
1957-05-16
6-01
185
Right
Both
1952-10-25
6-01
195
Right
Left
1958-05-29
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The 1985 Minnesota Twins played 162 games during the regular season, won 77 games, lost 85 games, and finished in fourth position. They played their home games at Hubert H Humphery Metrodome (Park Factors: 106/106) where 1,651,814 fans witnessed their 1985 Twins finish the season with a .475 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1985 Minnesota Twins Opening Day starters list, a 1985 Minnesota Twins salary list, a 1985 Minnesota Twins uniform number breakdown and a 1985 Minnesota Twins primary starters list:

1985 Minnesota Twins
Salaries

Roy Smalley $728,571.00
Ron Davis $650,000.00
Kent Hrbek $560,000.00
Tom Brunansky $425,000.00
Gary Gaetti $415,000.00
Frank Viola $375,000.00
Mike Smithson $335,000.00
John Butcher $320,000.00
Mickey Hatcher $293,750.00
Dave Engle $215,000.00
Ken Schrom $150,000.00
Tim Laudner $145,000.00
Kirby Puckett $130,000.00
Randy Bush $120,000.00
Pete Filson $120,000.00
Tim Teufel $110,000.00
Mark Brown $60,000.00
Dennis Burtt $60,000.00
Alvaro Espinoza $60,000.00
Frank Eufemia $60,000.00
Greg Gagne $60,000.00
Tom Klawitter $60,000.00
Steve Lombardozzi $60,000.00
Dave Meier $60,000.00
Mark Portugal $60,000.00
Jeff Reed $60,000.00
Mark Salas $60,000.00
Curt Wardle $60,000.00
Rich Yett $60,000.00

Did you know that a 1985 Minnesota Twins Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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