B) On Sept. 12, 1986, Twins manager Ray Miller was fired by the club, making way for the Tom Kelly era. When Miller was hired in 1985, he replaced Billy Gardner, who had taken over the team from Johnny Goryl in 1981. Miller, a former Baltimore Orioles pitching coach, compiled at 109-130 record in his short stay on the Twins' bench.
Death of man found inside Minneapolis apartment ruled homicide
Anyone with information about the killing is asked to call 1-800-222-8477.
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Jason DeRusha stepping down as morning news anchor at WCCO
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Albert Lea shooting suspect arrested after 3 weeks on the run
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Sports MN Quiz: Who replaced Billy Martin as Twins manager in 1969?
On this day in 1969, Twins manager Billy Martin was fired by Calvin Griffith after Minnesota was swept out of the A.L. playoffs by the Baltimore Orioles. Can you name Billy's replacement? For the answer, click on the headline above.
Which major Minnesota river did Congress rename in 1852?
On June 19, 1852, Congress renamed a major Minnesota river to bring it back to its roots. Which river? A) Mississippi River B) Red River C) Minnesota River For the answer, click on the headline above.
Which national act debuted at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival?
On Sept. 11, 1971, the first Minnesota Renaissance Festival opens at Lake Grace in Jonathan. Over the years, the festival has grown to one of the largest of its kind in the United States. In those early years, which national comedy act made it's debut there? A) Martin& Lewis B) Penn& Teller C) Burns& Allen For the answer, click on the headline above...
What's the lowest-attended home game in Twins history?
On Sept. 20, 1965, a makeup game between the Twins and the Kansas City Athletics at Met Stadium would draw the fewest fans to a home game in club history. How many paid customers were in the stands? A) 547 B) 4,075 C) 7,405 For the answer, click on the headline above...
Why was Billy Martin fired after one season as Twins manager?
On Oct. 11, 1968, the Twins hired Billy Martin as manager. After leading the 1969 team to the AL West title, he was fired. Why? A) He publicly stated St. Paul's streets were devised by "drunken Irishmen." B) He won too many baseball games. C) He duked it out with one of his pitchers. For the answer, click on the headline above...
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