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The Twins Trivia Best Minnesota Twins of the 60’s

The Washington Senators franchise moved to Minnesota after the 1960 season and became the Minnesota Twins in 1961. From 1961 through 1969 the Twins had a record of 789-666 and played .542 baseball. During that time period the Minnesota Twins … Continue reading

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Winningest pitchers at Met Stadium

The Twins called Met Stadium home from 1961 through 1981 before moving into the HHH Metrodome in 1982. Today we are going to look at the starting pitchers that pitched at the Met for the Minnesota Twins and for their … Continue reading

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The 1967 AL Pennant Race – Part 41 – Twins WIN! Up one game on the Sox

Standings and scores of the baseball wars on September 26, 1967 The Twins beat the Angels 7-3 at the Met as Jim Kaat goes the distance for win number 16 and Harmon Killebrew hits two home runs and Bob Allison one. … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Beresford, Heintz, Bowyer, Becker, Hocking, Stahoviak, Jorgensen, Johnson, Adams, Morris, & Dotter

Lots of players that made their big league debut as a Minnesota Twin on September 10. James Beresford (1B/3B/2B) – September 10, 2016 – Signed by the Minnesota Twins as an amateur free agent on August 13, 2005. Made his major … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Mejia, Abbott, McKay, Ryan, Hrbek, Gabino, Miller, Wimmers, Cressend and Siebler

I know, I know, I have neglected this the last few days so we will try to get caught up here today by getting the August 20-26 debuts out here.   Adalberto Mejia (P) – August 20, 2016 – Traded by … Continue reading

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Twins pick-off artist’s

It is obviously important for pitchers to keep base runners as close to the base as possible to prevent them from getting a good jump and stealing a base. What Twins pitchers were the best at this seemingly lost art? … 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 21 – Twins sweep Yankees, win streak now at 8

The Twins jumped on the Yankees scoring in each of the first five innings and held on for a 10-4 win over the Bronx Bombers. Jim Kaat pitched a complete game allowing 12 hits while striking out 6 and allowing … 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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According to ELIAS – Ervin Santana

Santana’s 3rd shutout in 13 starts Ervin Santana, for the third straight month, threw a complete-game shutout, limiting the Giants to four hits in the Twins’ 4-0 victory in San Francisco. Santana had thrown a one-hitter against the White Sox … Continue reading

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