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Minnesota Twins - Notable Historical Events

Kirby PuckettMay 8, 1984

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Minnesota Twins - Historical Events
Date Event
1960-10-26

AL approves Washington Senators move to become Minnesota Twins & announces franchises in LA & Wash DC for 1961

1961-05-09

Balt Oriole Jim Gentile hits 2 grand slams (9 RBIs) vs Minnesota Twins

1962-07-18

Minnesota Twins Bob Allison & Harmon Killebrew hit grand slams in 1st inn & Harmon Killebrew connect in a club-record, 11-run 1st inning

1962-08-26

Minnesota Twins Jack Kralick no-hits KC A's, 1-0

1966-06-09

5 Minnesota Twins (Rich Rollins, Zolio Versailes, Tony Oliva, Don Michner, & Harmon Killebrew) all homer in 7th inning to beat A's 9-4

1968-07-03

Cleve Indian Luis Tiant strikes out 19 Minnesota Twins

1970-09-21

Oakland A's Vida Blue no-hits Minnesota Twins, 6-0

1972-05-12

Milwaukee Brewers beat Minnesota Twins, 4-3, in 22 innings (completed 5/13)

1972-05-13

Milwaukee Brewers beat Minnesota Twins, 4-3, in 22 innings (started 5/12)

1979-02-03

Minnesota Twins trade Rod Carew to California for 4 players

1984-05-08

Minnesota Twins Kirby Puckett debuts with 4 singles

1984-05-16

Mackay pays $218,718 for 44,166 tickets to keep Twins in Minnesota Twins sell 51,863 tickets but only 6,346 fans show up for the game

1984-06-22

Carl Pohlad becomes CEO of Minnesota Twins

1984-09-28

Cleve Indians down 0-10 to Minnesota Twins, win 11-10

1985-02-11

Kent Hrbek signs 5-year, $6 million contract with Minnesota Twins

1987-10-12

Minnesota Twins beat Detroit Tigers for AL pennant

1987-10-25

Minnesota Twins win their 1st World Series championship beating St Louis Cards, 4 games to 3 in 84th World Series

1988-08-08

Minnesota Twins pull 2nd triple-play of year & beat Cleve 6-2

1988-10-02

Minnesota Twins are 1st AL club ever to break 3 million season attendance

1989-11-22

Kirby Pucket signs record $3,000,000 per year Minnesota Twins contract

1990-05-23

NY Yankees hit 6 home runs to beat Minnesota Twins 12-0

1990-07-17

Minnesota Twins become 1st team to turn 2 triple plays in a game but lose to Boston Red Sox 1-0

1991-06-16

Minnesota Twins win a team record 15 games in a row

1991-10-13

Minnesota Twins win AL pennant beating Toronto in 5 games

1991-10-27

Minnesota Twins beat Altanta Braves 1-0 in 10 to win World Series in 7

1993-07-13

All star MVP: Kirby Puckett (Minnesota Twins)

1993-08-31

Minnesota Twins beat Cleve Indians 5-4 in 22 innings

1993-09-16

Minnesota Twins Dave Winfield, is 19th to get 3,000 hits

1996-07-12

Kirby Puckett retires from Minnesota Twins

1997-05-25

Minnesota Twins retire Kirby Puckett's uniform #

1997-08-09

Yanks break Minnesota Twins Brad Radke's string of 12 straight wins

1998-05-17

David Wells (New York Yankees) pitches a perfect game against the Minnesota Twins

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Minnesota Twins - Notable Birthdays

Kirby PuckettMar 14, 1962

Minnesota Twins - Birthdays
Date Event
1936-06-29

Harmon Killebrew, baseball player (Minnesota Twins)

1938-11-07

James Katt, pitcher/sportscaster (NY Yankees, Minnesota Twins)

1959-02-20

Bill Gullickson, Detroit Tigers vs. Minnesota Twins

1959-10-16

Brian Harper, Minnesota Twins vs. Chicago White Sox

1960-05-21

Kent Hrbek, 1991 World Series Atlanta Braves vs Minnesota Twins

1961-12-31

Rick Aguilera, San Gabriel CA, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)

1962-03-14

[Anthony] Kirby Puckett, Chicago Illinois, MLB centerfielder (Minnesota Twins)

1964-01-03

Luis Rivera, Minnesota Twins vs. Boston Red Sox

1964-02-18

Kevin Tapani, Des Moines IA, pitcher (Chicago White Sox, Minnesota Twins)

1964-04-30

Jeff Reboulet, Dayton OH, infielder (Minnesota Twins)

1964-07-08

Bob Kipper, Texas Rangers vs. Minnesota Twins

1964-08-13

Tom Prince, Oakland Athletics vs. Minnesota Twins

1964-10-01

Roberto Kelly, Panama, outfielder (NY Yanks, Cin Reds, Minnesota Twins)

1964-12-02

Chip Hale, Santa Clara CA, infielder (Minnesota Twins)

1965-07-25

Torey Lovullo, Oakland Athletics vs. Minnesota Twins

1966-04-14

Greg Myers, Riverside CA, catcher (Minnesota Twins)

1966-05-25

Dave Hollins, Buffalo NY, infielder (Minnesota Twins)

1966-11-18

Ron Coomer, Crest Hill IL, infielder (Minnesota Twins)

1966-9-10

Riccardo Ingram, New York Yankees vs. Minnesota Twins

1968-02-02

Scott Erickson, Long Beach CA, pitcher (Minnesota Twins, Balt Orioles)

1968-02-28

Mike Milchin, Knoxville TN, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)

1968-06-12

Scott Aldred, Flint MI, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)

1968-07-07

Chuck Knoblauch, Houston Texas, shortstop (NY Yankees, Minnesota Twins)

1968-09-06

Pat Meares, Salina KS, infielder (Minnesota Twins)

1968-09-15

Rich Robertson, Nacogdoches TX, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)

1968-10-12

Mike Trombley, Springfield MA, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)

1969-01-27

Phil Plantier, Oakland Athletics vs. Minnesota Twins

1969-07-10

Marty Cordova, Las Vegas NV, outfielder (Minnesota Twins)

1969-07-14

Jose Hernandez, Minnesota Twins vs. Cleveland Indians

1969-10-02

Matthew Walbeck, Sacramento CA, catcher (Minnesota Twins)

1970-01-06

Daniel Naulty, Los Angeles California, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)

1970-03-04

Dave Stevens, Fullerton CA, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)

1970-03-06

Scott Stahoviak, Waukegan IL, infielder (Minnesota Twins)

1970-05-16

Jim Mecir, Oakland Athletics vs. Minnesota Twins

1970-10-02

Eddie Guardado, Stockton CA, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)

1971-03-12

Greg Hansell, Bellflower CA, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)

1971-05-05

Mike Redmond, Detroit Tigers vs. Minnesota Twins

1971-11-03

Matthew Lawton, Gulfport MS, outfielder (Minnesota Twins)

1972-02-01

Richard Becker, Aurora IL, outfielder (Minnesota Twins)

1972-10-27

Brad Radke, Eau Claire WI, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)

1972-12-11

Francisco Rodriguez, Brooklyn NY, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)

1973-06-02

Neifi Perez, Detroit Tigers vs. Minnesota Twins

1974-02-25

Shannon Stewart, Chicago White Sox vs. Minnesota Twins

1975-08-09

Mike Lamb, Boston Red Sox vs. Minnesota Twins

1975-9-19

Javier Valentin, Minnesota Twins vs. Chicago White Sox

1976-08-23

Mark DiFelice, Milwaukee Brewers vs. Minnesota Twins

1976-9-08

Mike Rivera, Milwaukee Brewers vs. Minnesota Twins

1978-03-30

Josh Bard, Minnesota Twins vs. Cleveland Indians

1979-01-23

Juan Rincon, Chicago White Sox vs. Minnesota Twins

1979-03-27

Michael Cuddyer, Minnesota Twins baseball player

1981-04-18

Brian Buscher, Minnesota Twins vs. Texas Rangers

1985-07-26

Mat Gamel, Milwaukee Brewers vs. Minnesota Twins

Minnesota Twins - Weddings
Date Event
2012-12-01

Minnesota Twins baseball catcher Joe Mauer (29) weds Maddie Bisanz at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church in St. Paul, Minnesota

Minnesota Twins - Deaths
Date Event
2015-03-31

Riccardo Ingram, New York Yankees vs. Minnesota Twins


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