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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Houston - LP: D. Keuchel 0 FINAL
NY Yankees - WP: B. McCarthy 3
Cleveland - LP: C. Kluber 1 FINAL
Minnesota - WP: P. Hughes 4
Detroit - LP: D. Price 0 FINAL
Tampa Bay - WP: A. Cobb 1
Arizona - LP: O. Perez 0 FINAL
Washington - WP: R. Soriano 1
San Francisco - LP: R. Vogelsong 1 FINAL
Chicago Cubs - WP: T. Wada 2
Atlanta - WP: J. Teheran 8 FINAL
Cincinnati - LP: D. Holmberg 0
LA Angels - WP: M. Shoemaker 2 FINAL
Boston - LP: R. De La Rosa 0
San Francisco - WP: M. Bumgarner 5 FINAL
Chicago Cubs - LP: T. Wood 3
San Diego - LP: T. Ross 1 FINAL
Los Angeles - WP: C. Kershaw 2
Pittsburgh 21 FINAL
Philadelphia 31
Carolina 6:30 PM
New England
NY Giants 6:30 PM
NY Jets
Jacksonville 6:30 PM
Detroit
Oakland 7:00 PM
Green Bay
Chicago 9:00 PM
Seattle
Tampa Bay 8/23/14 3:30 PM
Buffalo
Tennessee 8/23/14 6:00 PM
Atlanta
Dallas 8/23/14 6:00 PM
Miami
Washington 8/23/14 6:30 PM
Baltimore
New Orleans 8/23/14 7:00 PM
Indianapolis
Minnesota 8/23/14 7:00 PM
Kansas City
St. Louis 8/23/14 7:00 PM
Cleveland
Houston 8/23/14 8:00 PM
Denver
San Diego 8/24/14 3:00 PM
San Francisco
Cincinnati 8/24/14 7:00 PM
Arizona
(21) Texas A&M 8/28/14 5:00 PM
(9) So Carolina
Wake Forest 8/28/14 6:00 PM
ULM
Boise State 8/28/14 7:00 PM
(18) Ole Miss
Tulane 8/28/14 7:00 PM
Tulsa
Temple 8/28/14 8:15 PM
Vanderbilt
Rutgers 8/28/14 9:00 PM
Washington St
Weber State 8/28/14 9:30 PM
(19) Arizona State
Montreal 7:30 PM
Winnipeg
Toronto 8/23/14 3:00 PM
Edmonton
Calgary 8/24/14 2:00 PM
Ottawa
Saskatchewan 8/24/14 6:00 PM
Brt Columbia
Ottawa 8/29/14 6:30 PM
Montreal
Winnipeg 8/31/14 2:00 PM
Saskatchewan
Toronto 9/1/14 12:00 PM
Hamilton
Edmonton 9/1/14 3:30 PM
Calgary
Washington 73 FINAL
Indiana 78
San Antonio 84 FINAL
Minnesota 88
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