Category Archives: The 1967 AL Pennant Race

The 1967 AL Pennant Race – Part 36 – Twins Keep Winning

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Twins and their shortstop issues go way back – Part 35

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Nats beat Twins 9-7 in 20 innings at the Met – Part 34 – Worthington

The Twins had a long day at the Met on August 9, 1967 but after 5 hours and 40 minutes and 20 innings all they had to show for their efforts was a 9-7 loss at the hands of the … Continue reading

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The 1967 AL Pennant Race – Part 33 – Elston Howard traded to Boston Red Sox

I remember Yankee catcher Elston Howard well, he always seemed to find a way to beat our Minnesota Twins. Howard could do it all, he could hit, behind the plate he called a great game and he was a leader. … Continue reading

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1967 Twins Pennant Race – Part 32 – Twins 1967 Media Guide

I worked for several years to acquire a copy of all the Minnesota Twins media guides and completed the set last year. I have scanned and created a PDF of the 1967 Minnesota Twins Media Guide for everyone to enjoy. … Continue reading

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50 years ago it was not just about baseball in Detroit – Part 31 – 1967 Detroit riots

The 1967 Detroit rebellion, also known as the 1967 Detroit riot or as the 12th Street riot, was a violent public disorder that turned into a civil disturbance in Detroit, Michigan. It began in the early morning hours of Sunday July 23, 1967. There was a … Continue reading

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1967 AL Pennant Race – Part 30 – Race continues, five teams within five games

In their final July game the Twins were helpless against Lee Stange, a former Twins pitcher and current Red Sox starter. Stange had a perfect game going until Harmon Killebrew singled with two out in the seventh inning at Fenway … Continue reading

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The 1967 AL Pennant Race – Part 29 – Twins losing streak finally over

According to manager Cal Ermer about 1/3 of the Twins roster was a bit lighter in the wallet after Ermer fined them for curfew violations. The Twins who took on  the Yankees in a scheduled doubleheader today were on a … Continue reading

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The 1967 AL Pennant Race – Part 28 – Twins play to a crowd of 51,144

The Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 2-1 in Milwaukee’s County Stadium but the game did not count in the standings, it was just an exhibition game. There were 51,144 baseball fans in the stands, about 3,000 more watched … Continue reading

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The 1967 AL Pennant Race – Part 27 – Jose Cardenal and the Angels steal a 2-1 win

The Twins lose to the California Angels on the road again and it is the same old story, they lose 2-1 for the third day in a row and they have lost all five game on this current road trip … Continue reading

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