April 30, 1957: Baby ‘Baby Bull’ Cepeda wows Minneapolis fans

Polled in the April 30, 1957, issue of the Minneapolis Tribune1…

April 13, 1957: Braves and Millers put on a cold-weather exhibition in Minneapolis

The Milwaukee Braves and the Minneapolis Millers were both…
Bob Malkmus (Trading Card DB)

May 26, 1957: Millers rally from 8 runs down to sweep Wichita

Hard-changing Minneapolis pulled to within a half-game game of…

August 27, 1956: ‘Grate’ throw highlights Millers’ win over Omaha

As the first season of play at Metropolitan Stadium neared…
Pumpsie Green (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY)

April 22, 1958: Pumpsie Green survives parade to lead Millers to Opening Day win

Pumpsie Green’s successful Millers debut was nearly set back…

April 21, 1961: Twins lose first home opener at Metropolitan Stadium

In their first home opener, before 24,606 fans at yet-to-be-completed…

September 15-16, 1959: Yastrzemski’s debut doesn’t count; Millers still prevail over Omaha

Well aware of Carl Yastrzemski’s reputation as the best prospect…

June 15, 1958: Indianapolis goes on homer binge to split doubleheader with Millers

The 1958 season was one of change in minor-league baseball, especially…

May 8, 1960: Millers score 10 in doubleheader nightcap, finally solve Colonels

If there was ever a game where one team had an advantage over…

September 25, 1959: Millers win second consecutive American Association championship

In his first season managing the Minneapolis Millers, Gene Mauch…

April 29, 1959: Art Schult hits for the cycle in Minneapolis Millers’ win over Houston

“This could be Art’s best year. I expect it to be. He does…
Julio Becquer (Trading Card DB)

July 4, 1961: Julio Becquer’s sudden shot on the Fourth of July wins it for Twins

Roman candles and bottle rockets lit up the evening sky on the…

September 28, 1959: Millers win final minor-league postseason game at Metropolitan Stadium

Ed Sadowski, one of three baseball-playing brothers, homered…
Tom Borland (Trading Card DB)

September 29, 1958: Minneapolis Millers win their second Junior World Series

When the Shaughnessy playoffs began after the 1958 American Association…

July 18, 1962: Allison, Killebrew hit 1st-inning grand slams as Twins rout Indians

The Wednesday afternoon game between the Cleveland Indians and…
Harmon Killebrew

July 4, 1961: Harmon Killebrew hits first inside-the-park home run in Twins history

Sports columnist Charles Johnson wrote of the 1961 Twins team:…

May 9, 1961: Orioles’ Jim Gentile blasts two grand slams on consecutive pitches

On Tuesday, May 9, 1961, before a crowd of 4,514 fans at Minnesota’s…