The expansion Los Angeles Angels play their first home game bowing to the Minnesota Twins at Wrigley Field in Los Angeles, 4-2. The 74-year old baseball legend Ty Cobb, in his last-ever visit to a ballpark, throws out the first ceremonial pitch. This was the first American League game to ever be played in Los Angeles.
Twins outfielder Lenny Green had the first hit and Earl Battey homered for the Twins as they beat Eli Grba and his Angels 4-2. Camilo Pascual was the winner for the Twins and Ray Moore got the save in front of 11,931 fans. Boxscore