Chart: A look back at previous All-Star Games hosted by the Twins

  • Updated: July 17, 2013 - 10:09 PM
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Harmon Killebrew hit a game-tying home run in the fifth inning for the American League.

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A look back

The Twins have hosted two previous All-Star Games — in 1965 and 1985. Here’s a look at those Midsummer Classics:

July 13, 1965: NationaL LEAGUE 6, AMERICAN LEAGUE 5

Site: Metropolitan Stadium, Bloomington (attendance: 46,706)

MVP: Juan Marichal, San Francisco Giants. The NL starter pitched three shutout innings, allowing one hit.

Highlight: Willie Mays hit a leadoff homer and Joe Torre and Willie Stargell also homered in the first two innings as the National League took a 5-0 lead.

Remember this? Twins great Harmon Killebrew hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the fifth inning to tie the score 5-5. Ron Santo’s RBI single in the seventh drove home Mays with the winning run.

Twins participants: Killebrew (1-for-3, HR, 2 RBI), Earl Battey (0-for-2), Tony Oliva (1-for-2), Zoilo Versalles (0-for-1), Jimmie Hall (0-for-2), Mudcat Grant (2 IP, 2 ER)

July 16, 1985: national league 6, american league 1

Site: Metrodome (attendance: 54,960)

MVP: LaMarr Hoyt, San Diego Padres. The NL starter pitched three innings, allowing two hits, one unearned run.

Highlight: A pair of NL reserves, Willie McGee and Ozzie Virgil, each had two RBI for the NL.

Remember this? The Tigers’ Jack Morris, a future Twin, took the loss for the AL. Cleveland’s Bert Blyleven, who would be traded to the Twins later in the 1985 season, gave up two runs in two innings.

Twins participant: These were lean years for the Twins, who had only one All-Star: right fielder Tom Brunansky, currently the Minnesota hitting coach. Brunansky in his only plate appearance grounded out to shortstop in the eighth inning against future teammate Jeff Reardon.

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  • Outfielder Tom Brunansky was the Twins’ lone All-Star representative in 1985 at the Metrodome. He is now the Twins batting coach.

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Buffalo 12/28/14 12:00 PM
New England
Cleveland 12/28/14 12:00 PM
Baltimore
Dallas 12/28/14 12:00 PM
Washington
Indianapolis 12/28/14 12:00 PM
Tennessee
Jacksonville 12/28/14 12:00 PM
Houston
San Diego 12/28/14 12:00 PM
Kansas City
NY Jets 12/28/14 12:00 PM
Miami
Chicago 12/28/14 12:00 PM
Minnesota
Philadelphia 12/28/14 12:00 PM
NY Giants
New Orleans 12/28/14 12:00 PM
Tampa Bay
Carolina 12/28/14 3:25 PM
Atlanta
Detroit 12/28/14 3:25 PM
Green Bay
Oakland 12/28/14 3:25 PM
Denver
Arizona 12/28/14 3:25 PM
San Francisco
St. Louis 12/28/14 3:25 PM
Seattle
Cincinnati 12/28/14 7:30 PM
Pittsburgh
Brooklyn 109 FINAL
Boston 107
Cleveland 98 FINAL
Orlando 89
Indiana 109 FINAL
Detroit 119
Milwaukee 107 FINAL
Atlanta 77
Houston 117 FINAL
Memphis 111
San Antonio 90 FINAL
New Orleans 97
Charlotte 75 FINAL
Oklahoma City 98
LA Lakers 98 FINAL
Dallas 102
Minnesota 102 FINAL
Denver 106
Philadelphia 93 FINAL
Portland 114
Phoenix 115 FINAL
Sacramento 106
Illinois 18 FINAL
Louisiana Tech 35
Rutgers 40 FINAL
North Carolina 21
NC State 34 FINAL
UCF 27
Cincinnati 12/27/14 12:00 PM
Virginia Tech
(15) Arizona State 12/27/14 1:10 PM
Duke
Miami-Florida 12/27/14 2:30 PM
So Carolina
Boston College 12/27/14 3:30 PM
Penn State
(25) Nebraska 12/27/14 7:00 PM
(24) USC
Texas A&M 12/29/14 1:00 PM
West Virginia
Oklahoma 12/29/14 4:30 PM
(18) Clemson
Arkansas 12/29/14 8:00 PM
Texas
Notre Dame 12/30/14 2:00 PM
(22) LSU
(13) Georgia 12/30/14 5:45 PM
(20) Louisville
Maryland 12/30/14 9:00 PM
Stanford
(9) Ole Miss 12/31/14 11:30 AM
(6) TCU
(21) Boise State 12/31/14 3:00 PM
(12) Arizona
(8) Miss State 12/31/14 7:00 PM
(10) Georgia Tech
(19) Auburn 1/1/15 11:00 AM
(17) Wisconsin
(7) Michigan State 1/1/15 11:30 AM
(4) Baylor
(16) Missouri 1/1/15 12:00 PM
Minnesota
(2) Florida State 1/1/15 4:00 PM
(3) Oregon
(5) Ohio State 1/1/15 7:30 PM
(1) Alabama
Houston 1/2/15 11:00 AM
Pittsburgh
Iowa 1/2/15 2:20 PM
Tennessee
(11) Kansas State 1/2/15 5:45 PM
(14) UCLA
Washington 1/2/15 9:15 PM
Oklahoma State
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