Top 10 Outfielders in Minnesota Twins History

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Apr 20, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; A general view of a Minnesota Twins player’s hat, sunglasses and glove in the dugout. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports

player. 2. Five seasons (1990-1994) – WAR 19.6. OF. MN. Shane Mack. 9

Shane Mack spent five of his seven years in baseball with the Twins. They were also his best statistical years.

  • Last in Runs Scored (351)
  • Last in Hits (668)
  • Eighth in Home Runs (67)
  • Ninth in Runs Batted In (315)
  • Sixth in Stolen Bases (71)
  • Second in Batting Average (.309)
  • First in On Base Percentage (.375)
  • Tied for first in Slugging Percentage (.479)

Mack was never elected to an all-star team. He was not a star player by any means. However, the statistics he had with the Twins is enough to make this list. He could be ranked tenth but his high AVG, OBP and SLG rank him above Span. Mack had more home runs and RBI than Span and his batting slash is much higher.

In the five years with the team, Mack only batted under .300 once. He had three seasons with OBP above .390. He may be last in runs scored and hits, but his other rankings are impressive. Needless to say, he could rank higher on this list if he played for the Twins longer than five years.

Like Span, Mack led the league in one offensive category while he was with the Twins. In 1992, he was hit by pitch 15 times. He was sixth in hits (189), tied for eighth in WAR (6.5) and tenth in batting average (.315), OBP (.394) and runs scored (101). No doubt about it, Mack had his best statistical year in 1992.

Mack was acquired in the rule 5 draft from San Diego in 1990. He played an important role on the 1991 World Series championship team. After his time with the Twins, he had two more successful years in Japan before his career fizzled out.

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