Minnesota Twins award winners and league leaders

This is a list of award winners and league leaders for the Minnesota Twins professional baseball team.

Award winners

Most Valuable Player (AL)

Cy Young (AL)

Rookie of the Year (AL)

Manager of the Year (AL)

Gold Glove Award (AL)

Pitcher
Catcher
First base
Second base
Third base
Shortstop
Outfield

Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Award

See explanatory note at Atlanta Braves award winners and league leaders.
Team (at all positions)
  • (2012)
  • (2013)

Silver Slugger (AL)

DH
Catcher
First baseman
Second baseman
Third baseman
  • none
Shortstop
  • none
Outfielders

Major League Triple Crown: Pitching

Triple Crown (AL): Pitching

DHL Hometown Heroes (2006)

  • Kirby Puckett — voted by MLB fans as the most outstanding player in the history of the franchise, based on on-field performance, leadership quality and character value

All-Star Game MVP Award

Note: This was re-named the Ted Williams Most Valuable Player Award in 2002.

AL All-Stars

Catcher
First Baseman
Second Baseman
Third Baseman
Shortstop
Outfield
Pitcher

Sports Illustrated MLB All-Decade Team (2009)

Baseball America Major League Player of the Year

Baseball America Manager of the Year

See: Baseball America#Baseball America Manager of the Year

Chuck Tanner Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award

Other achievements

Baseball Hall of Famers

See: Minnesota Twins § Baseball Hall of Famers

Ford C. Frick Award recipients

See: Minnesota Twins § Ford C. Frick Award recipients

Twins Hall of Fame

See: Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame

Retired numbers

See: Minnesota Twins § Retired numbers

BBWAA chapter awards

See footnotes[2][3]

Team award

Preceded by
New York Yankees
1923
World Series Champions
Washington Senators

1924
Succeeded by
Pittsburgh Pirates
1925
Preceded by
New York Mets
1986
World Series Champions
Minnesota Twins

1987
Succeeded by
Los Angeles Dodgers
1988
Preceded by
Cincinnati Reds
1990
World Series Champions
Minnesota Twins

1991
Succeeded by
Toronto Blue Jays
1992 and 1993
Preceded by
New York Yankees
1921, 1922, and 1923
American League Champions
Washington Senators

1924 and 1925
Succeeded by
New York Yankees
1926, 1927, and 1928
Preceded by
New York Yankees
1932
American League Champions
Washington Senators

1933
Succeeded by
Detroit Tigers
1934 and 1935
Preceded by
New York Yankees
1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, and 1964
American League Champions
Minnesota Twins

1965
Succeeded by
Baltimore Orioles
1966
Preceded by
Boston Red Sox
1986
American League Champions
Minnesota Twins

1987
Succeeded by
Oakland Athletics
1988, 1989, and 1990
Preceded by
Oakland Athletics
1988, 1989, and 1990
American League Champions
Minnesota Twins

1991
Succeeded by
Toronto Blue Jays
1992 and 1993

League leaders

Batting

Home Runs

Runs Batted In

Batting average

* Highest batting average for a catcher in MLB History
** First AL catcher to win batting title

Pitching

Wins

* Tied for league lead

ERA

Strikeouts

* Includes statistics while with Cleveland Indians

Saves

See also

Footnotes

  1. ^ Crasnick, Jerry (October 29, 2009). "Mauer's Amazing Season Earns Player of the Year Nod". Baseball America, Inc. Retrieved 2010-09-21.
  2. ^ See also: Baseball Writers' Association of America § Other chapters. "Terry Ryan Award". Play Ball! Minnesota official website. Minnesota Twins Community Fund. Retrieved 2011-11-03. The winner is presented with the [Terry Ryan Award] at the annual Baseball Writers' Association of America Diamond Awards along with many other prestigious Twins awards.
  3. ^ "About the Diamond Awards". Minnesota Medical Foundation official website. Minnesota Medical Foundation, University of Minnesota. Retrieved 2011-11-03. Diamond Awards is embarking on its seventh year as Minnesota's premier baseball charity event. At the event, current and former Minnesota Twins players are honored for outstanding performances on and off the field.
  4. ^ a b c The World Series Trophy was first awarded in 1967. In 1985, it was re-named the Commissioner's Trophy. From 1970 to 1984, the "Commissioner's Trophy" was the name of the award given to the All-Star Game MVP.
Franchise
Ballparks
Culture and lore
Important figures
Key personnel
World Series
championships (3)
Pennants (6)
Division titles (10)
Wild Card titles (1)
Minor league affiliates

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