Twins Trivia Questions

 

 

How well do you think you know your Minnesota Twins trivia? Let’s test your memory of Twins history but you won’t have to go back far as all the answers in this months question played for the Twins in 2016. 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.

Send in your correct answers to us in an e-mail at jjswol@twinstrivia.com .

Good Luck!

August trivia questions

1. This current Twins player has broken up three no-hitters in the ninth inning.

2. This Twins player was once a fifth round selection by the Pirates but still got his education paid for and a $1 million signing bonus.

3. I hit the 10,000th home run in the history of the Twins franchise, dating back to its beginnings as the Washington Senators in 1901.

4. Pelotero.

5. In my big league debut in 2011 I was the starting pitcher and hit a home run on the first big league pitch thrown to me.

 

 GOOD LUCK!

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Previous months questions and answers

1. Only two former Twins players last name started with a “U”, who were they? Ted Uhlaender and Scott Ullger

2. What Twins player was known as the “Prince of Darkness”? Scott Erickson

3. When I played for the Twins I wore number “0”, who am I? Junior Ortiz

4. When the Twins acquired me in a trade I was Davis Arias but I changed my name to what? David Ortiz

5. Who is the only pitcher to hit a home run for the Twins in his first big league game? Hal Haydel

 

Congratulations to Jeremy Jurek for answering all of the July questions correctly.

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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.

If you are interested in having me create a unique Twins Trivia puzzle for your special event, drop me a line at jjswol@twinstrivia.com and we can discuss what you are looking for. Thanks!

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

Know your 2016 Twins crossword          Know your 2016 Twins 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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