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This Day in Twins/Senators History – September 6, 1954

On this day back in 1954 the Washington Senators played a black ballplayer for the first time. His name was Carlos Paula and he was from Havana, Cuba. The 6’3″ 26 year-old Paula was a right-handed hitter and started in left field … Continue reading

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This Day in Twins History – January 9, 1961

The new Minnesota Twins and the American Association finally agree on a $500,000 indemnity payment to the minor league for the Minneapolis/St. Paul territory, ending 2 months of negotiations. The 1960 American Association was made up of eight AAA teams … Continue reading

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Did you know?

June 20, 2009 – That in 1961 the Minnesota Twins became the first team to use the name of their state to identify their team? The Twins, who were the original Washington Senators wanted to appease the fans from both St. … Continue reading

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