February 20 – This Day in Twins History

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2001 – William (Bill) Joseph Rigney, The Minnesota Twins fifth manager passed away at the age of 83 in Walnut Creek, California. Rigney’s record as the Twins skipper was 208 – 184. His best season in Minnesota was 1970 when he led the team to 98 wins and first place in the AL West. Obituary

Bill Rigney

 

 

 

 

 

1987 – The Twins send pitcher Mike Shade to the Montreal Expos for 2B Al Newman.

Mike Schade

Al Newman

 

 

 

 

 

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