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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Frank Viola

Another day and another major league debut as a Minnesota Twin, but this was not your run of the mill Twins star that debuted on June 6 Frank Viola (P) – June 6, 1982 – Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 2nd round of … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Kennys Vargas

Orioles lose first home series of the season The Twins scored three first-inning runs, including a two-run single from Kennys Vargas, and never looked back to complete a three-game sweep of the Orioles at Camden Yards yesterday. Entering their series … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Miguel Sano and a great come-back win

Twins storm back against Orioles The Twins spotted the Orioles a 5–0 lead last night but came roaring back to win in Baltimore, 14–7. It’s the first time the Twins won a game by at least five runs after trailing … Continue reading

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The 1967 AL pennant race – Part 5 – Walter Bond and Bratwurst on the menu at Met Stadium

Part time outfielder and first baseman Walt Bond played in just 10 games for Minnesota and he was never a star but he had an interesting history. Although his time in Minnesota may have been short, he still should be … Continue reading

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The 1967 AL Pennant Race – Part 4 – pitching & defense and a rodeo bronc rider

The 1966 Minnesota Twins finished the season in second place with a 89-73 record, a full nine games behind the AL pennant winning Baltimore Orioles and they were looking to regain the pennant they felt should have been theirs for … Continue reading

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1960’s Minnesota Twins crossword puzzle

It has been awhile since I did a crossword puzzle and there has been no Twins news lately so I have put together this puzzle for you Twins old-timers that remember fondly the Minnesota Twins from the 1960’s.  The Twins … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS

The Braves and Twins both lost Thursday, dropping their records to 0-9. It’s only the third time in major-league history that two teams started 0-9 or worse in the same season. It also happened in 1884 when Detroit of the … Continue reading

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Looking forward to Opening Day 2016

When the umpires call “Play Ball” for the Twins/Orioles game on Monday it will Twins opening day number 56. No I have not attended all the openers but I usually watch them on TV or listen to them on the … Continue reading

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Dean Chance passes away at the age of 74

It has been reported that Dean Chance died of a heart attack at the age of 74 yesterday in his hometown of Wooster, Ohio. Chance was born in Wooster on June 1, 1941 and went on to attend Northwestern High … Continue reading

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Remembering 1965 – Part 24 – 100 wins

The Minnesota Twins beat the Hank Bauer managed Baltimore Orioles 3-2 at Memorial Stadium and post win number 100 for the only time in franchise history in a 2 hour and 7 minute game. The Twins trailed 2 to 1 … Continue reading

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