Did you know?

June 20, 2009 – That in 1961 the Minnesota Twins became the first team to use the name of their state to identify their team? The Twins, who were the original Washington Senators wanted to appease the fans from both St. Paul and Minneapolis, the Twin Cities. The Twins played their home games in a newly refined Metropolitan Stadium which was located in Bloomington near the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and was originally built for the Minneapolis Millers of the American Association.

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