Twins Trivia Questions



We had no March winners but we will post some new questions that pertain to Opening Day. The answers to the March questions are provided below. Do you think you know your Minnesota Twins trivia? Let’s test your memory of Twins history and Opening Day history in particular. Give it a try, you just might be the winner. We have no prize, all you get is the knowledge that you know your Twins history and even if you were not able to answer the questions maybe you learned a little more about the Minnesota Twins wonderful history.

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Good Luck!

April trivia questions

1. What Twins starting pitcher has started the most Opening Days and how many games did he start?

2. This Twins player started at first base on Opening Day twelve times, name him.

3. Who started at third base on more Opening Days than any other Twins player?

4. What Twins player started in the outfield nine times, more than any other Twins outfielder?

5. Name the Opening Day starting catchers for each of the three American League Championship (65, 87, 91) teams.

6. BONUS FRANCHISE QUESTION – I was in the Washington Senators Opening Day line-up playing in one position for 17 straight years, do you know who I am?




Previous months questions and answers

1. After six prior drug suspensions, this one time Twins pitcher was banned from major league baseball but had his bad overturned by an arbitrator in November 1992. Who was he? Steve Howe

2. This Twins lifer played more games in a Twins uniform than any other player that only played for the Minnesota Twins, name him. Kirby Puckett

3. This Twins pitcher started more games for the Twins than any other pitcher that wore a Twins uniform for his entire career, who was this guy? Brad Radke

4. The longest opponent hitting streak against the Minnesota Twins is 27 games, what player holds this record? Angels outfielder Garret Anderson

5. The Twins record for most consecutive wins by a starting pitcher is shared by two players, name them and the number of games they won. Johan Santana and Brad Radke each won 12 games in a row.




Twins Crossword Puzzles

Once you have brough the puzzle up and are ready to print the puzzle, do a right-click with your mouse and you might want to do a print preview first to get the puzzle the right size to fit on a single page. The clues for the puzzle will print on page 2.

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Twins Puzzle 1          Twins puzzle 1 answers

Know your Twins pitchers puzzle          Know your Twins pitchers puzzle answers

Twins outfielders puzzle          Twins outfielders puzzle answers

1965 All-Star game puzzle            1965 All-Star game puzzle answers

1965 American League Champions crossword          1965 AL Champions crossword answers

8 Responses to Twins Trivia Questions

  1. Mariam Touba says:

    Since you didn’t have winners, I’ll take a stab, but I had to look a couple up:

    1. True
    2. Jack Morris
    3. Cal Ermer
    4. Howard Fox
    5. Johnny Sain

  2. Brent says:

    Can someone find out the last no-hitter that Joe ever caught? It doesn’t have to be major league. (i.e. Cretin, Air Frieght, A, AA, AAA) I am curious. Liriano pitched a no no, but Mauer was out that day.

    Please reply.

  3. Brian Stavig says:

    I have a two good trivia questions. You probably have already used them: ‘Who hit the most home runs in the ’60’s? Who was the first black man to win 20 games in the AL?
    Here is another trivia question- Who has the highest lifetime batting average, with more than 25 at- bats?

    • jjswol says:

      Brian, thank you for your note. The most home runs hit in the 60’s was Harmon Killebrew. Mudcat Grant was the first black 20 game winner in the AL. As far as higest batting average is concerned, it would be Glenn Williams I believe if you are talking strictly with the Twins.

  4. Mark feinberg says:

    I’m a NY Mets fan (I feel your pain!), but love baseball in general & trivia…now that Ron Santo is in the hall of fame, isn’t it about time Tony Oliva gets in?

    • jjswol says:

      Mark, Thank you for stopping by and your comment about Tony O, I could not agree more. I just completed an interview with Eddie Bane (former Twins pitcher and now an assistant GM with the Red Sox) that I will be posting soon and here is what he had to say about Tony O.

      “By the way one additional thought on some of the old time baseball guys from the 60’s and 70’s. I have asked a lot of former Major League pitchers who the best hitter they ever faced was. Of the more then 20 pitchers I asked at least half of them said Tony Oliva. Tony never gets his due as far as the Hall of Fame goes, but those pitchers all remember that swing that I can still picture in my mind. Without those lousy knees that he had Tony O would certainly be a Hall of Fame player”.

      Stop by again. jjswol

  5. Mark says:

    we were looking at pictures of the 1987 victory parafe thru Minneaplis & St. Paul. Can any one tell me who was the person riding in the car with Tony Olica?

    • Fr. Stan Mader says:

      I’m almost sure that is his family. The woman looks like his wife, and his children would have been about that age.

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