A) and C) On Aug. 29, 1963, the Minnesota Twins lambasted the woeful Washington Senators in a doubleheader in DC Stadium. In the first game, a 14-2 win, Jimmie Hall, Rich Rollins, Bernie Allen and Bob Allison each had one homer apiece. Vic Power and Harmon Killebrew connected twice. In the second game, Zoilo Versalles, Hall, Allen and Killebrew connected, as the Twins won, 10-1. In the end, No. 3 hit three homers -- a really good day.
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Where did ex-Twin Jim Thome hit his 600th home run?
Aug. 15, 2011 was a wild day in Twins history, as big Jim Thome entered the 600-club. Where did he hit it? A) Comerica Park in Detroit B) Target Field in Minneapolis C) Progressive Field in Cleveland For the answer, click on the headline above....
How did baseball's All-Star game affect the Twins' 1968 season?
When baseball's All-Stars gathered in the Houston Astrodome for the midsummer classic on July 9, 1968, three Minnesota players represented the American League: Rod Carew, Harmon Killebrew and Tony Oliva. What happened in that game which would affect the Twins in the second-half of the season? For the answer, click on the headline above...
Which Orioles pitcher gave up Harmon Killebrew's 500th home run?
On Aug. 10, 1971, Harmon Killebrew hit his 500th homer against a Baltimore ace. Was it: A) Mike Cuellar B) Jim Palmer C) Pat Dobson D) Dave McNally For the answer, click on the headline above...
Which Twins broadcaster scored the team's pennant-clinching run in 1965?
On Sept. 26, 1965, the Twin clinched the American League pennant with a 2-1 win over the Washington Senators. Who scored the winning run? A) Former TV/radio announcer Frank Quilici. B) Former TV announcer Harmon Killebrew. C) Current Spanish radio announcer Tony Oliva.
Who hit the first walkoff home run at Target Field?
On Aug. 17, 2010, a home run decided a dramatic Twins game against arch-rival Chicago in the bottom of the 10th inning. Who hit it? A) Justin Morneau B) Jason Kubel C) Jim Thome For the answer, click on the headline above...
How did Albert Lea gain the county seat in Freeborn Co. in 1860?
On Nov. 6, 1860, Albert Lea was named the county seat in Freeborn County over Itasca. How was it decided? A) By a horse race. B) By the Minnesota Legislature. C) By the flip of a coin. For the answer, click on the headline above...
Which team did Kent Hrbek defeat with his first home run?
On Aug. 24, 1981, Kent Hrbek blasts a 12th-inning home run in his first major league game to defeat a team that would become a Minnesota arch-enemy. Was it the: A) Chicago White Sox B) New York Yankees C) Detroit Tigers For the answer, click on the headline above...
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