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Twins all-opponent team shortstop

Shortstop – Cal Ripken was the Orioles second round selection (48th overall) in the 1978 June amateur draft. With the Twins first round pick (16th overall) in that same draft the Twins chose shortstop Lenny Faedo. But don’t feel bad because … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Parmelee, Benson, Hendriks, Faedo & Poepping

Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins on September 6. Note that Chris Parmelee, Joe Benson and Liam Hendriks all debuted in the same game on the same day and all started. The Twins lost the game 3-0 at Target Field … Continue reading

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Analyzing Minnesota Twins First Round Picks – Part 1

Since the June Amateur Draft began in 1965 the Minnesota Twins have selected 72 players in round one, some are their regular first round selections and other are supplemental picks for the loss of a free agent or failure to … Continue reading

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Interesting facts about the MLB first-year player draft

The first-year player draft was initiated in 1965 and since then a total of 60,428 players have been drafted. During that time, a total of 8,493 players (14.05%), which includes drafted players, non-drafted players and foreign-born players, have appeared in at least … Continue reading

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