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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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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – May 19 – Buchanan & Strickland

Brian Buchanan (OF) – May 19, 2000 – Traded by the New York Yankees with Cristian Guzman, Eric Milton, Danny Mota and cash to the Minnesota Twins for Chuck Knoblauch on February 6, 1998.   Jim Strickland (P) – May 19, 1971 – Drafted by the Minnesota Twins from the Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Major League debuts as Minnesota Twins – Puckett and Hart

Both of today’s major league debuts as Minnesota Twins took place in the same game at Anaheim Stadium in a 5-0 win over the California Angels. Kirby Puckett (OF) – May 8, 1984 – Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the … Continue reading

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Complete game streaks a rarity nowadays

The franchise leader in complete games pitched for the Washington Senators/Minnesota Twins is Hall of Fame pitcher Walter Johnson who had 38 complete games in 1910 in 42 starts for the Washington Senators. Twins pitcher Bert Blyleven, also in the … Continue reading

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This Day in Twins History – April 23 – Complete game with zero KO’s?

4/23/1961 – The Twins play their first 1-0 game in history and come up winners at Met Stadium when Jack Kralick pitches a complete game 4 hit shutout of the Washington Senators. Kralick also knocks in the Twins lone run … Continue reading

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On this Day in Twins History – June 2, 1986

Officially ending his Hall of Fame career about six months after MLB owners did it for him, Rod Carew announced his retirement. A victim of collusion after the 1985 season, Carew failed to get any suitable offers for what would … Continue reading

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Get to know President Ken Schrom

Kenneth Marvin Schrom was born in Grangeville, Indiana on November 23, 1954 and attended Grangeville High School where he earned 11 athletic letters and all-state honors in baseball, basketball and all-american honors in football. The Minnesota Twins drafted Schrom in … Continue reading

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This Day in Twins History – December 12, 1969

In a major deal the Minnesota Twins trade pitchers Dean Chance and Bob Miller, outfielder Ted Uhlaender, and 3B Graig Nettles to the Cleveland Indians for pitchers Luis Tiant and Stan Williams. The Twins were fresh off a 97-65 season but … Continue reading

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Do you remember Garrabrant Alyea?

Garrabrant  (Brant) Ryerson Alyea was born in Passaic, New Jersey and will turn 73 on December 8th. His father’ s family was Dutch. Brant attended Rutherford High School, where he was famous for his long home runs. The 6’5″ right-handed hitting Alyea received a … Continue reading

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MLB Network to air “The Lyman Bostock Story”

This is a Press Release from MLB Network yesterday. Lyman Bostock was a great baseball player and a wonderful human being. I know I am looking forward to watching it. Here is a link to a post I did on Bostock in … Continue reading

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