Tag Archives: Larry Hisle

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

Posted in According to Elias | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on According to ELIAS – Miguel Sano and a great come-back win

This Day in Twins History – March 6, 1973 – DH comes into play

In an exhibition game with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Minnesota Twin Larry Hisle becomes the first designated hitter in ML history. Hisle makes the new AL rule look good by collecting 2 HR’s and 7 RBI. The story on why Hisle … Continue reading

Posted in This Day in Twins History | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on This Day in Twins History – March 6, 1973 – DH comes into play

Twins career OBP and OPS leaders

Twins Career OBP Leaders Rk Player OBP PA From To G AB H HR BB IBB SO BA OPS 1 Joe Mauer .401 5578 2004 2014 1298 4833 1540 109 676 115 660 .319 .860 2 Rod Carew .393 6980 … Continue reading

Posted in General Blogging | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Twins career OBP and OPS leaders

This Day in Twins History – September 10, 1974

Forty years ago today only 3,285 fans witness what turns out to be a wild and wooly game between the Chicago White Sox and the Twins at the Met. Twins starter Vic Albury leaves after 7 with a 3-1 lead … Continue reading

Posted in This Day in Twins History | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Does Brian Dozier have a 20/20 vision?

Twins second baseman Brian Dozier, 27, hit his 19th home run yesterday and he has 16 stolen bases giving him a real shot at becoming just the sixth Twins player (Torii Hunter did it twice) to join the exclusive 20/20 club with … Continue reading

Posted in General Blogging | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Does Brian Dozier have a 20/20 vision?

According to Elias

    Brian Dozier went 3-for-6 with two home runs, his 17th and 18th of the season, in the Twins’ 13-5 win at Colorado yesterday. Dozier, who has stolen 16 bases this season, is the first second baseman with at … Continue reading

Posted in According to Elias | Tagged , , | Comments Off on According to Elias

Baseball Triple Doubles

The other day SABR member Clem Comly who also follows basketball wondered who the  “triple doubles” leader might be in baseball history. His search defined a “baseball triple double” as a player that had 2 or more runs, 2 or more … Continue reading

Posted in General Blogging | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Baseball Triple Doubles

This Day in Twins History – July 25, 1977

Coming off a double-header sweep (with the 2nd game going 12 innings) of the A’s the day before, the Twins are again going up against the boys from Oakland at Met Stadium. The game goes 11 innings before the Twins … Continue reading

Posted in This Day in Twins History | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

This Day in Twins History – March 6

March 6, 2006 – Twins star outfielder and MLB Hall of Famer Kirby Puckett passed away at the age of 45 from a stroke he suffered a day earlier. March 6, 1973 – In an exhibition game against the Pirates, the Twins Larry … Continue reading

Posted in This Day in Twins History | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on This Day in Twins History – March 6

This Day in Twins History – June 4

1976 – Larry Hisle becomes the third Twins player ever to hit for the cycle as he does so in Baltimore in a 10 inning Twins 8-6 victory. 1982 – Brad Havens and Terry Felton combined to shut out Baltimore … Continue reading

Posted in This Day in Twins History | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on This Day in Twins History – June 4