April 30 – This Day in Twins History

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Twins record on April 30 games is 

 

1986 – The Twins receive pitchers Juan Agosto and PTBNL (Kurt Walker) from the Chicago White Sox in return for pitcher Pete Filson.

Juan Agosto

Kurt Walker

Pete Filson

 

 

 

 

 

1961 – After nine innings of play at the Met the scoreboard shows the White Sox with 2 runs and the Twins with 2 runs. Twins starter Jack Kralick who is still in the game gives up a 2-run homer to Roy Sievers in the top of the 11th inning with two out before being lifted for Ray Moore. In the bottom of the 11th inning Harmon Killebrew hits his first home run in a Minnesota Twins uniform (his 85th career home run) off White Sox starter Bob Shaw but it is all the Twins will get and they lose 5-3 loss in 11 innings at Met Stadium. Winning pitcher Bob Shaw pitched the 11 inning complete game for Chicago. Box Score

Harmon Killebrew

Jack Kralick

 

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