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TWINS TRIVIA: Who has the Twins record for most leadoff homers?

Denard Span has four leadoff homers for the Twins in his career, and is tied with Cesar Tovar in that category. (Can you tell we have our mitts on the new Twins media guide?) As for today's question, who tops this list -- with 20? For the answer, click the headline above.

TWINS TRIVIA: Who was the last 20-game winner for the Twins?

It's been a while since the Twins had a 20-game winner in their starting rotation. Who was the last pitcher to accomplish that feat? Click on the headline above for the answer.

TWINS TRIVIA: What is the Twins' longest winning streak?

Time to think positive! Sure, the Twins' season is once again spinning out of control, but there have been happier days. The team's longest winning streak? For the answer, click on the headline above.

Sports MN Quiz: What former A's slugger hit his 1st and 500th home run against the Twins?

We admit, this is a trick question. The answer isn't Reggie, Mark or Jose. One hint? He hurt the Twins for many years. Enough blabbering, click on the headline above for the answer!

Sports MN Quiz: How old was Harmon Killebrew when he signed with the Senators/Twins?

On this day in 1954, Harmon Killebrew signed a "baby bonus" contract with the Washinton Senators, who would eventually move to Minnesota. How old was the future Hall-of-famer? For the answer, click on the headline above.

Sports MN Quiz: Who wore No. 0 for the Twins: Orlando Hudson, Junior Ortiz or Otis Nixon?

According to Twins historian Stew Thornley, only one player wore a zero on his back in club history. Who was it? Click on the headline above for the answer.

Sports MN Quiz: Which current Twin hit his first home run on this day in 2004?

Well, as quiz questions go, this is a pretty easy one. Hint: His last name begins with an "M".

Sports MN Quiz: Who did the Twins get from the Mets for Johan Santana?

Two former Twins have tossed no-hitters this year: Philip Humber (White Sox) and Johan Santana (Mets). Humber, as you'll recall, came to the Twins in exchange for Santana from the Mets. What other players were involved in that deal? For the answer, click on the headline above.

Sports MN Quiz: What players did the Twins receive in the A.J. Pierzynski trade?

One of the most famous trades in Twins history involved current White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski. Who did the Twins get in exchange for A.J. after the 2003 season? Click on the headline above for the answer.

Sports MN Quiz: Which position players have pitched for the Twins?

Catcher Drew Butera pitches for the Twins in a blowout loss to Milwaukee. How many times has a Minnesota position player taken the mound over the years? Click on the headline above for the answer.

Sports MN Quiz: Which two Twins hit grand slams in the same inning at Metropolitan Stadium?

Firepower in Bloomington. At Met Stadium, which two Twins hit grand slams in the same inning? For the answer, click the headline above.

Sports MN Quiz: What year did the Twins last lose 100 games?

We're not saying it's going to happen this year, but the Twins have been in the 100-loss club before. When was the last time it happened? Click on the headline above for the answer.

Sports MN Quiz: Who was the Twins' 2010 minor league player of the year?

Brian Dozier, the Twins' 2011 minor league player of the year, is now with the major league club to replace Jamey Carroll at shortstop. Who won this award in 2010? For the answer, click on the headline above.

Sports MN Quiz: Who was the first Gopher to pitch at Bierman/Siebert field?

After 41 years, the baseball Gophers wrap up play on Siebert field tonight. The stadium will be replaced by a new facility next year. Who was the first "U" pitcher to win a game there? For the answer, click on the headline above.

Sports MN Quiz: Which Viking draft pick left training camp on Day 1?

The worst draft choice in Vikings history? He might be the answer to this question. For the answer, click on the headline above.

Sports MN Quiz: What year did the Vikings have three draft picks in the first round?

As we head to the NFL draft, it's time to look back at Vikings history. One year, the Vikes had three picks in the first round. Do you remember which year? How about the players? Click on the headline above for the answer.

Sports MN Quiz: When was the last time the Twins swept the Yankees?

When was the last time the Twins swept the Yankees in either a 3-game or 4-game series? Let's just say life was simpler back then. For the answer, click on the headline above.

Sports MN Quiz: Who was the A.L. Rookie of the Year in 1967?

On this day in 1967, this player made his major league debut, collecting a single. For the year, he hit .291, with eight homers and 51 RBI's. Who is he? For the answer, click on the headline above.

Sports MN Quiz: Who was the A.L. Comeback Player of the Year in 2010?

We'll give you a hint on today's question: It was a Minnesota Twin. That's all you get! For the answer, click on the headline above.

Sports MN Quiz: Who was the last Twin to hit a homer in his first at-bat?

Over the years, nine Twins players have hit homers in their first major league games, with five players hitting one out on their first at-bat. Who was the last to do it? Click the headline above for the answer.

Sports MN Quiz: Which Twins pitcher shut out the Yankees for Minnesota's first win in 1961?

Back in 1961, the Twins faced the New York Yankees in their first-ever major league game. It was a 6-0 victory at Yankee Stadium. Can you recall who tossed the shutout for the good guys? For the answer, click on the headline above.

Sports MN Quiz: Who got the save in the Twins first regular season win at Target Field?

Carl Pavano got the start when the Twins opened Target Field two years ago. In that 5-2 victory over the Red Sox, who got the save? For the answer, click on the headline above.

Sports MN Quiz: How many Twins have been named 'Rookie of the Year'?

A new season leads to new possibilities for the Twins, perhaps even a rookie or two shining through. In 51 seasons, how many Twins players have won "Rookie of the Year" honors in the American League? Click on the headline above for the answer.

Sports MN Quiz: How many of the 2010 Opening Day starters are still on the Twins roster?

Two years, and a sea of changes. That's the bottom line for the Minnesota Twins as they head into the 2012 season. How many of the starting nine position players remain from Opening Day 2010? Click on the headline above for the answer.