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Twins Champs

  • March 3, 2007 - 6:26 PM

Joe Mauer became the 12th Twins batting champ -- the first since Kirby Puckett (shown) in 1989 -- since the franchise relocated in Minnesota in 1961. The list:

Year Player Avg

2006 Joe Mauer .347

1989 Kirby Puckett .339

1978 Rod Carew .333

1977 Rod Carew .388

1975 Rod Carew .359

1974 Rod Carew .364

1973 Rod Carew .350

1972 Rod Carew .318

1971 Tony Oliva .337

1969 Rod Carew .332

1965 Tony Oliva .321

1964 Tony Oliva .323

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