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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. 

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The 1967 AL Pennant Race – Part 39 – Kline, Boswell, Uhlaender and Oliva

A nice story about Twins reliever Ron Kline who was in his 14th season of big league action and had yet to savor the pleasure of pitching in the post season. Harmon Killebrew steals his first base in five years. … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – May & Izquierdo

Two big league debuts as Twins, 47 years apart  Trevor May (P) – August 9, 2014 – Traded by the Philadelphia Phillies with Vance Worley to the Minnesota Twins for Ben Revere on December 6, 2012 Hank Izquierdo (C) – August 9, … 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 24 – Twins take two from White Sox

After the White Sox took the first two games from the Minnesota Twins, 31, 141 fans packed White Sox Park to see the home town nine take two more from the visiting Twins. But, it was not to be, after … Continue reading

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The 1967 AL Pennant Race – Part 22 – Twins 8 game winning streak comes to an end on walk-off error

The Twins eight game winning streak came to an abrupt end at White Sox Park when the Mighty Whities walked off the Twins 2-1. The Twins scored one run in the first inning when Cesar Tovar led off the game … Continue reading

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The 1967 AL Pennant Race – Part 20 – June comes to an end, Ermer, Kaat

The Minnesota Twins end June 36-34 record and in third place, 7 games behind the league leading Chicago White Sox and just one and a half a games behind the second place Detroit Tigers. Although the team has not put … Continue reading

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The 1967 AL pennant race – Part 16 – Twins and Tigers play nine and end up in a tie

The Twins had a 5-2 lead after five innings of play at Tiger Stadium but the Tigers scored one in sixth and two in the seventh to tie the game at 5 apiece. The game was finally called a draw … Continue reading

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The 1967 AL Pennant Race – Part 14 – Tigers score 10 in the sixth, Carew and Boswell

AL Standings after play on June 15, 1967 Between June 1 and June 15 the Twins fired (Sam Mele) and hired a manager (Cal Ermer) and went 10-6 playing all but one of the games at the friendly confines of … Continue reading

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The 1967 AL Pennant Race – Part 13 – Twins fire manager Sam Mele, hire Cal Ermer

Sam Mele is fired as the Minnesota Twins manager by owner Calvin Griffith and replaced by 43-year old Cal Ermer. Ermer played just one game in the major leagues for the Washington Senators as a 23-year old in 1947 and … Continue reading

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