Author Archives: jjswol

The 1967 AL Pennant Race – Part 41 – Twins WIN! Up one game on the Sox

Standings and scores of the baseball wars on September 26, 1967 The Twins beat the Angels 7-3 at the Met as Jim Kaat goes the distance for win number 16 and Harmon Killebrew hits two home runs and Bob Allison one. … Continue reading

Posted in The 1967 AL Pennant Race | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

What a motley crew this is

Can you identify these 2017 Minnesota Twins rookies?

Posted in General Blogging | Leave a comment

Did you know?

The 2017 Minnesota Twins became the 13th team — and the first since the 2009 Mariners — to go from losing 100 games to posting a winning record the next season.

Posted in Did You Know? | Leave a comment

According to ELIAS – 2017 Minnesota Twins

Big four-game sweep as Twins tame Tigers in Detroit The Twins completed a four game sweep in Detroit yesterday with a 10–4 win. They won the first three games of the series 12–1, 7–3, and 10–4, outscoring the Tigers 39–12 … Continue reading

Posted in According to Elias | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The 1967 AL Pennant Race – Part 40 – Ermer’s thoughts on starters and Twins fan sure the Twins are in

Twins lose 9-2 to California and now share first place with the Bosox Boxscores and standings  The article below is from the Minneapolis Star Tribune September 26, 1967     Previous 1967 AL Pennant Race blogs can be found here. 

Posted in The 1967 AL Pennant Race | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

1967 AL Pennant Race

    Standings and scores of the baseball wars on September 24, 1967 The Twins beat the Yankees as Dean Chance wins number 20. Both of the Sox teams win too but the Tigers lose. The Twins are alone on … Continue reading

Posted in The 1967 AL Pennant Race | Leave a comment

According to ELIAS – Zack Granite

Rock solid inning for Twins rookie Zack Granite bookended the scoring for the Twins in their eight-run eighth-inning rally against the Tigers yesterday. The Twins rookie pinch-ran for Joe Mauer and scored the game-tying run for Minnesota, then he blasted his first major-league … Continue reading

Posted in According to Elias | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Cuddyer & Dempsey

We have two debuts as Twins for you today, September 23rd, as we approach the finish line. Rick Dempsey played in the big leagues for all or parts of 24 years while Michael Cuddyer played for all or parts of … Continue reading

Posted in Major League debuts as Twins | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

According to ELIAS – Kyle Gibson

Gibson turns it around against Tigers Kyle Gibson allowed three runs over seven innings to earn the win for the Twins over the Tigers yesterday. Entering Friday, Gibson had struggled mightily in four starts versus Detroit this season. Gibson sported an … Continue reading

Posted in According to Elias | Tagged | Leave a comment

First Football Game at Target Field – Johnnies versus the Tommies

The Twins are on the road playing the Detroit Tigers but that does not mean that Target Field is quietly waiting for the Twins to return. Tomorrow afternoon (September 23) at 1:00 pm the Twins will host a NCAA Division … Continue reading

Posted in Just because I liked it | Tagged | Leave a comment