Twins Awards

American League Most Valuable Player award winners

1965 – SS – Zoilo Versalles at the age of 25

1969 – 3B/1B – Harmon Killebrew at the age of 33

1977 – 1B – Rod Carew at the age of 31

2006 – 1B – Justin Morneau at the age of 25

2009 – Catcher – Joe Mauer at the age of 26

American League Cy Young award  winners

1970 – RHP – Jim Perry at the age of 34

1988 – LHP – Frank Viola at the age of 28

2004 – LHP – Johan Santana at the age of 25

2006 – LHP – Johan Santana at the age of 27

American League Rookie of the Year award winners

1964 – OF – Tony Oliva at the age of 25

1967 – 2B – Rod Carew at the age of 21

1979 – 3B – John Castino at the age of 24 (shared award with Alfredo Griffin)

1991 – 2B – Chuck Knoblauch at the age of 22

1995 – OF – Marty Cordova at the age of 25

American League Manager of the Year award winners

1991Tom Kelly

2010Ron Gardenhire

2017Paul Molitor

Edgar Martinez Outstanding Designated Hitter award winners

1991Chili Davis

1996Paul Molitor

Pitching Triple Crown Winner

2006 – LHP – Johan Santana

American League Silver Slugger award winners

(started in 1980)

1986 – OF – Kirby Puckett

1987 – OF – Kirby Puckett

1988 – OF – Kirby Puckett

1989 – OF – Kirby Puckett

1992 – OF – Kirby Puckett

1995 – 2B – Chuck Knoblauch

1996 – DH – Paul Molitor

1997 – 2B – Chuck Knoblauch

2006 – 1B – Justin Morneau

2006 – C – Joe Mauer

2008 – 1B – Justin Morneau

2008 – C – Joe Mauer

2009 – C – Joe Mauer

2010 – C – Joe Mauer

2012 – OF – Josh Willingham

2013 – C – Joe Mauer

All-Star Game MVP award

1993 – OF – Kirby Puckett

ALCS MVP award winners

1987 – 3B – Gary Gaetti

1991 – OF – Kirby Puckett

World Series MVP award winners

 1987 – P – Frank Viola

1991 – P – Jack Morris

Executive of the Year

1965 – TSN Executive of the Year – Calvin Griffith

1991 – TSN Executive of the Year – Andy MacPhail

2002 – TSN Executive of the Year – Terry Ryan

2004 – Baseball America Executive of the Year – Terry Ryan

2006 – TSN Executive of the Year – Terry Ryan

Roberto Clemente award winners

1977 – 1B – Rod Carew

1994 – DH – Dave Winfield

1996 – OF – Kirby Puckett

American League Batting Champions

 1964 – OF – Tony Oliva (rookie) hit .323

1965 – OF – Tony Oliva hit .321

1969 – 2B – Rod Carew hit .332

1971 – OF – Tony Oliva hit .337

1972 – 2B – Rod Carew hit .318

1973 – 2B – Rod Carew hit .350

1974 – 2B – Rod Carew hit .364

1975 – 2B – Rod Carew hit .359

1977 – 1B – Rod Carew hit .388

1978 – 1B – Rod Carew hit .333

1989 – OF – Kirby Puckett hit .339

2006 – C – Joe Mauer hit .347

2008 – C – Joe Mauer hit .328

2009 – C – Joe Mauer hit .365

 American League Home Run Champions

1962 – OF – Harmon Killebrew hit 48

1963 – OF – Harmon Killebrew hit 45

1964 – OF – Harmon Killebrew hit 49

1967 – 1B – Harmon Killebrew hit 44 (tied with Carl Yastrzemski)

1969 – 3B/1B – Harmon Killebrew hit 49

(Harmon Killebrew had also led the league in home runs with 42 in 1959 as a Washington Senator 3B)

American League Strike Our Champions

 1961 –  RHP – Camilo Pascual – struck out 221

1962 – RHP – Camilo Pascual – struck out 206

1963 – RHP – Camilo Pascual – struck out 202

1985 – RHP – Bert Blyleven – struck out 206 (also pitched for Indians that season)

2004 – LHP – Johan Santana – struck out 265

2005 – LHP – Johan Santana – struck out 238

2006 – LHP – Johan Santana – stuck out 245

American League ERA Champions

1988 – LHP – Allan Anderson with a 2.45

2004 – LHP – Johan Santana with a 2.61

2006 – LHP – Johan Santana with a 2.77

American League Platinum and Gold Glove winners

2017 – OF (center fielder) Byron Buxton

 

1961 – Catcher – Earl Battey

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1962 – Catcher – Earl Battey

1962 – 1B – Vic Power

1962 – P – Jim Kaat

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1963 – 1B – Vic Power

1963 – SS – Zoilo Versalles

1963 – P – Jim Kaat

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1964 – P – Jim Kaat

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1965 – SS – Zoilo Versalles

1965 – P – Jim Kaat

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1966 – OF – Tony Oliva

1966 – P – Jim Kaat

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1967 – P – Jim Kaat

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1968 – P – Jim Kaat

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1969 – P – Jim Kaat

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1970 – P – Jim Kaat

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1971 – P – Jim Kaat

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1972 – P – Jim Kaat

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1986 – 3B – Gary Gaetti

1986 – OF – Kirby Puckett

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1987 – 3B – Gary Gaetti

1987 – OF – Kirby Puckett

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1988 – 3B – Gary Gaetti

1988 – OF – Kirby Puckett

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1989 – 3B – Gary Gaetti

1989 – OF – Kirby Puckett

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1991 – OF – Kirby Puckett

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1992 – OF – Kirby Puckett

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1997 – 2B – Chuck Knoblauch

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2001 – 1B – Doug Mientkiewicz

2001 – OF – Torii Hunter

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2002 – OF – Torii Hunter

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2003 – OF – Torii Hunter

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2004 – OF – Torii Hunter

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2005 – OF – Torii Hunter

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2006 – OF – Torii Hunter

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2007 – OF – Torii Hunter

2007 – P – Johan Santana

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2008 – Catcher – Joe Mauer

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2009 – Catcher – Joe Mauer

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2010 – Catcher – Joe Mauer

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2017 – 2B – Brian Dozier

2017 – OF – Byron Buxton

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