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...
Author:
Updated:
Original:

[preserve] [/preserve]

Next Up

Screen Shot 2020-12-03 at 5.01.58 PM

Body found floating in Minnesota River in Shakopee

Efforts to identify the deceased are underway.

Hennepin County Government Center

Judge finds suspect guilty in 1991 murder of young Minneapolis woman

A 58-year-old man from South St. Paul, who was 29 at the time, has been found guilty of stabbing a 20-year-old woman

northfield community education center

Northfield school fires employee who allegedly gave melatonin to infant

It's against district policies to give a child anything without a parents' permission.

state hockey tournament, mshsl

MSHSL approves 3 calendars to start winter sports as soon as Dec. 21

The start date will depend on whether the state shutdown is lifted.

hydrocodon-DEA

Drug overdose deaths up 31% in the first half of 2020

Overdose deaths started to increase sharply in March, which coincides with the state-ordered lockdown for the COVID-19 pandemic.

los ocampos

Video: Vehicle crashes into St. Paul restaurant

The fire department is on scene addressing a gas leak.

covid-19, coronavirus

Latest county infection rates are sky-high throughout Minnesota

Kandiyohi County is one of the hardest hit counties in the state.

Jenna Fish

Family's warning after teen's tragic death from CO poisoning at Thanksgiving

A 17-year-old girl from Delano died after Thanksgiving due to carbon monoxide poisoning.

Plainview

More than $12K donated to MN gym owner who refused to close

The small business is located in town in Wabasha County.

radio station, microphone

MPR, The Current launch new weekly segment called 'The Warming House'

The program will feature feel-good entertainment amid the pandemic.

coronavirus, COVID-19 test

Dec. 3 COVID-19 update: 92 deaths marks MN's 2nd-highest total

The deaths continue to surge amid the worst of the pandemic so far.

Related

Besides Kent Hrbek, which Twin homered in Game 6 of the 1987 World Series?

On Oct. 24, 1987, Twins first baseman Kent Hrbek hit a grand slam in Game 6 of the World Series against St. Louis to help tie this Fall Classic at three games apiece. Which Twin also hit a huge homer in the winning cause? A) Kirby Puckett B) Don Baylor C) Dan Gladden For the answer (you know the answer, come on!), click on the headline above...

Kent Hrbek next to receive bronze statue outside of Target Field

Kent Hrbek will be the next Twins' great to receive a bronze statue outside of Target Field. Hrbek responded to the news by saying he asked Twins' president Dave St. Peter if the statue would have him holding "a bat in one hand and a beer in the other."

The Twins have a commercial featuring Kent Hrbek as the 'Big Hrbowski'

The Big Lebowski is a popular movie starring Jeff Bridges, John Goodman and Julianne Moore. The Twins apparently liked the film enough to create a comical commercial featuring Kent Hrbek as the "Big Hrbowski." Joe Mauer, Josh Willingham and Ron Gardenhire also appear in the ad.

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...

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...

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....

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 was the first Twin to homer twice in the same inning?

On Aug. 23, 2009,Twins history was made when this player became the first in a Minnesota uniform to hit two home runs in one inning. Was it: A) Brendan Harris B) Michael Cuddyer C) Justin Morneau For the answer, click on the headline above...