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Which Twin hit a grand slam in Game 1 of the 1987 World Series?

On Oct. 17, 1987, this Twin would cap a seven-run fourth inning with a grand slam at the Metrodome in Game 1 of the World Series against St. Louis. Who had the big blast? A) Kent Hrbek B) Gary Gaetti C) Dan Gladden For the answer, click on the headline above...
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C) Dan Gladden's homer helped the Twins overpower the Cardinals, 10-1, in the first World Series game played indoors. Steve Lombardozzi also homered and Frank Viola picked up his first World Series victory.

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