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How did the Twins hit 12 home runs in one day?

On Aug. 29, 1963, the Minnesota Twins rocked the baseball world by smacking 12 homers in a single day. How did that happen? A) Harmon Killebrew had a really good afternoon. B) One home run each for 12 separate Twins teams in 12 parallel dimensions. C) By lambasting the woeful Washington Senators in a doubleheader. For the answer, click on the headline above...
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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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