On This Date In Twins Playoff History

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October 23, 1991: World Series Game 4 vs Braves

A gut-wrenching loss in 12 innings put Atlanta back in the World Series. Minnesota would look to take control back in pivotal Game Four.

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October 22, 1991: World Series Game 3 vs Braves

Having won both games in the Metrodome, the Twins headed into Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium confident with a 2-0 lead.

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October 22, 1987: World Series vs Cardinals Game 5

After getting beat by the Cardinals (usually outclassed Tom Lawless) in Game Four, the 1987 World Series was tied.

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October 21, 1987: World Series vs Cardinals Game 4

Great pitching from John Tudor and an implosion by Juan Berenguer let the Cardinals back into the series in Game Three. The Twins turned staff ace Frank Viola with hopes of stealing a game in St. Louis.

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October 20, 1991: World Series Game 2 vs Braves

The Twins had yet to lose a World Series game in the Dome. Would it happen tonight?

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October 20, 1987: World Series vs Cardinals Game 3

Playing in their first World Series in 22 years, the Twins took a 2-0 lead into St. Louis.

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October 19, 1991: World Series Game 1 vs Braves

After taking three in a row from the Blue Jays in Toronto, the Twins were on their way to their second World Series in five years. This time they would be taking on a dynasty in its infancy: the Atlanta Braves.

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October 18, 1987: World Series vs Cardinals Game 2

Frank Viola and Dan Gladden combined to obliterate the Cardinals in Game One of the 1987 World Series. Bert Blyleven was up for Game Two.

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October 17, 1987: World Series Game 1 vs Cardinals

After taking out the Tigers in five games, the underdog Twins were moving onto the World Series.

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October 14, 1965: World Series Game 7 vs Dodgers

On the back of a Bob Allison homer and a full game of heroics from Mudcat Grant, the Twins had evened the series at three games apiece. Game Seven would feature one thing that no other game in the series provided: a pitcher's duel.

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October 13, 2002: ALCS Game 5 vs Angels

After three straight losses to the Angels, the Twins were down three games to one and on the brink of being kicked out of the playoffs for the first time since 1970.

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October 13, 1991: ALCS Game 5 vs Blue Jays

The Twins were on the verge of their second World Series appearance in five years. But first they had to beat Tom Candiotti.

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October 13, 1965: World Series Game 6 vs Dodgers

After dropping three games in a row in Los Angeles, the Twins were back in Bloomington on the verge of elimination. To force a Game Seven, they'd first have to win Game Six.

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October 12, 2002: ALCS Game 4 vs Angels

The Twins turned to Brad Radke in Game Four of the 2002 ALCS, after late power from Troy Glaus lifted the Angels over the Twins in Game Three.

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October 12, 1991: ALCS Game 4 vs Blue Jays

With a big extra-inning win the night before on the back of a Mike Pagliarulo home run, the Twins were in the driver's seat but were still in Toronto for two more games.

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October 12, 1987: ALCS Game 5 vs Tigers

On the back of a close victory in Game Four, the Twins were just one win away from their first trip to the World Series in 22 years. Was this the game that sent them on?

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October 11, 2009: ALDS Game 3 vs Yankees

Could the Twins take Game Three now that they were back in the Dome?

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October 11, 2002: ALCS Game 3 vs Angels

With the 2002 series tied at one game each, the teams head to Anaheim for Game Three.

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October 11, 1991: ALCS Game 3 vs Blue Jays

After allowing the Jays to win the first playoff game ever in the Dome in Game Two, the series was tied heading into Toronto.

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October 11, 1987: ALCS Game Four vs Tigers

The Tigers managed a win in Game Three, even after the Twins stormed back to take the lead after being down 5-0. Could they even the series at Tiger Stadium?

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October 10, 1987: ALCS Game 3 vs Tigers

The Twins won the '87 World Series. But they had to get through Detroit, first.

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October 10, 1965: World Series Game 4 vs Dodgers

After beating two of the best aces in the history of the game, the Twins lost game three to Claude Osteen. Could they regain the momentum in Game Four of the World Series?

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October 9, 2010: ALDS Game 3 vs Yankees

I'd like to say the Twins beat the Yankees in just one of these October 9th games. I'd like to say that.

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October 9, 2009: ALDS Game Two vs Yankees

Minnesota is down a game to the Yankees. Can they even the score tonight?

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October 9, 2004: ALDS vs Game 4, vs Yankees

The Twins had the Yankees in the Dome, but were facing elimination down two games to one.

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October 9, 2002: ALCS Game 2 vs Angels

Joe Mays led the Twins to a win in Game One on the 2002 ALCS. Could Rick Reed do the same in Game Two?

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October 9, 1991: ALCS Game 2 vs Blue Jays

Minnesota was off to a fast start after beating the Jays in Game One of the ALCS. Could they make it two in a row?

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October 9, 1965: World Series Game 3 vs Dodgers

Up two games to zero, the Twins headed west to Dodger Stadium.

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October 8, 2004: ALDS Game Three vs Yankees

With the series tied at one, the venue switched to Minneapolis. Having been ousted by the Yankees in 2003, the Twins were eager to turn the series around.

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October 8, 2002: ALCS Game One vs Angels

Do you remember where you were for Game One of the 2002 ALCS? I do. I was working for the Olive Garden in Fargo, North Dakota.

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October 8, 1991: ALCS Game One vs Blue Jays

For the second time in five years, the Minnesota Twins won the AL West.

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October 8, 1987: ALCS Game Two vs Tigers

The Twins took down Tiger ace Doyle Alexander in Game One.

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October 7, 2010: ALDS, Game Two vs Yankees

After dropping Game One 6-4, the Twins had one chance to equalize the series before heading to New York.

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October 7, 2009: ALDS Game One vs Yankees

After a thrilling victory over the Tigers in Game 163, would there be an emotional let-down (or any other kind of let-down) as the Twins head to the Bronx?

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October 7, 1987: ALCS, Game One vs Tigers

After winning the AL Central with an 85-77 record the Twins took on the heavy favorite, the AL East champion Tigers.

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October 7, 1965: World Series, Game 2 vs Dodgers

Starting today we're breaking this down into more digestible chunks. Part one of today's trip back in time brings us to Game Two of the 1965 World Series.

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This Date in Twins Playoff History: October 6

Today's installment of our trip back in time takes us to the 1965 World Series, as well as a few other fun spots.

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On This Date In Twins Playoff History: October 5

The Twins are stuck at home this month, so we're traveling into the past everyday this month to see how Minnesota fared in the playoffs on this date.

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On This Date In Twins Playoff History: October 4

The Twins are stuck at home this month, so we're traveling into the past everyday this month to see how Minnesota fared in the playoffs on this date.

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On This Date In Twins Playoff History: October 3

The Twins are stuck at home this month, so we're traveling into the past everyday this month to see how Minnesota fared in the playoffs on this date.

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On This Date in Twins Playoff History: October 2

While a handful of teams around the league play October baseball, the Twins are, of course, stuck at home. But here is what's occurred on this date in franchise history.

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On This Date In Twins Playoff History: October 1

While ten teams around the league get ready for October baseball, the Twins are, of course, stuck at home. But here is what happened throughout the franchise's history on this date.

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