Tag Archives: Harmon Killebrew

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

Posted in The 1967 AL Pennant Race | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The 1967 AL Pennant Race – Part 25 – Twins KO the Kansas City A’s 3-2 – just 1 1/2 games out of the lead

The Minnesota Twins allowed the Athletics to steal a record-breaking seven bases but yet found a way to beat the last place bunch from Kansas City. The Twins proved that at least in this game, that power beats speed.  In … Continue reading

Posted in The 1967 AL Pennant Race | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in The 1967 AL Pennant Race | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in The 1967 AL Pennant Race | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on The 1967 AL Pennant Race – Part 20 – June comes to an end, Ermer, Kaat

The 1967 AL Pennant Race – Part 19 – Twins beat Red Sox as Boswell strikes out 13, four Twins named to AS team

The Twins scored an unearned run in the bottom of the seventh inning on George Scott‘s second error of the game and went on to win 3-2 at the Met. Twins starter Dave Boswell struck out a personal best 13 … Continue reading

Posted in The 1967 AL Pennant Race | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on The 1967 AL Pennant Race – Part 19 – Twins beat Red Sox as Boswell strikes out 13, four Twins named to AS team

The 1967 AL Pennant Race – Part 17 – Twins open 13 game home stand against division leading WSox

The 32-32 Minnesota Twins who are 7 games out of first open a 13 game home stand against the first place Chicago White Sox on Friday, June 23. A crowd of 30,100 fans, the largest since opening day show up … Continue reading

Posted in The 1967 AL Pennant Race | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on The 1967 AL Pennant Race – Part 17 – Twins open 13 game home stand against division leading WSox

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

Posted in The 1967 AL Pennant Race | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The 1967 AL Pennant Race – Part 11 – Back-to-back walk-off victories & Bob Allison

June 4 – Bob Allison drove in Ted Uhlaender from third base with a squeeze bunt in the bottom of the 10th inning in an 8-7 win over the Angels after blowing a 7-3 lead in the seventh inning. Jim … Continue reading

Posted in The 1967 AL Pennant Race | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on The 1967 AL Pennant Race – Part 11 – Back-to-back walk-off victories & Bob Allison

The 1967 AL Pennant Race – Part 10 – Killebrew goes deep, REAL DEEP!

Harmon Killebrew hit the longest home run ever hit by a Twin, estimated at 522 feet. The Killer crushed this 3 run blast against Lew Burdette of the Angels on June 3, 1967 in front of just 12,337 Twins fans. … Continue reading

Posted in The 1967 AL Pennant Race | Tagged , , | Comments Off on The 1967 AL Pennant Race – Part 10 – Killebrew goes deep, REAL DEEP!

What just happened?

Here is what the May 29 Twins GameNotes say about yesterdays game: The Twins lost to the Rays yesterday by a score of 8-6 in 15 innings, losing the three-game series two games to one. At six hours and 26 minutes, the … Continue reading

Posted in General Blogging | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on What just happened?