Crossword Test

Guys, I’m trying to figure out how to do some kind of quiz based on items from the Almanac each week and I need your feedback.
It’s trickier than you might think to find a format that people can easily access online and complete on their own. Let me know if you have any ideas, but for now, here’s a crossword puzzle. (Maybe I’ll make a Kahoot for my housewarming party this fall. The teachers know what I’m talking about.)
I would appreciate if you could try the crossword and let me know what your experience is like. How is it just from a straight functionality standpoint? And what about the questions? I’m thinking I need to include quite a few more so that there are more intersecting rows/columns. 

*Looks like this is definitely not cell phone friendly, which is a bummer :/

Give me your feedback on the Twitter or in the comments box at the bottom of the page. Thanks.


1. This 1997 Blaine graduate hit two of the biggest home run in Tampa Bay Rays history. 2. Mustachioed Twins pitcher won 17 games and tied for the AL lead with seven complete games and two shutouts in 2010.
4. This Cuban catcher made his major league debut with the Twins at age 36 in 1967.
6. Sauk Rapids HS graduate played half an inning in the field with the ’85 Royals (similar to Moonlight Graham).
7. Became the fourth of now five Twins to homer from both sides of the plate in the same game in 2016.
9. He broke up TWO Baltimore no-hit bids in the ninth inning in 1969.
10. Fourth-ballot Hall of Famer.
13. Twins reliever earned TWO wins in a doubleheader in Chicago in 2013.
14. 42-year-old Twins lefty took a three-hit shutout into the ninth en route to earning his 329th and final MLB win in 1987.
16. Hit a grand slam and three-run homer in the final game before the 1994 season ended due
to a strike.
17. Fourth Canadian to hit 200 home runs.
19. Most recent Twin to homer from both sides of the plate in a game.
21. Lost a no-hit bid with two outs and two strikes in the ninth inning in 1976.
24. This Twins DH stole his 500th base in 1998, joining Ty Cobb, Honus Wagner, Eddie Collins, and Lou Brock as the only players in major league history with both 3,000 hits and 500 steals.


3. Had nine-straight multi-hit games in 1971.
5. Twins career saves leader.
8. This pitcher hit a three-run homer in Game 6 of the 1965 World Series.
11. Milwaukee Brewers slugger hit his 744th home run off St. Paul native Tom Johnson at Met Stadium in 1975.
12. This Minnesota native started at catcher for the Yankees the day of Thurman Munson’s funeral.
15. This Twin pitched 8 1/3 scoreless innings in his major league debut in 2013.
16. Won 24 games and the AL Cy Young Award in 1970.
17. Former Twins pitcher has a kid who is pretty okay at football.
18. Twins pitcher retired with an 0-16 major league record.
20. Minnesota native shares a 1968 Topps rookie card with Nolan Ryan.
22. Pitcher Dave Boswell was sent to the hospital for 20 stitches after being punched out by this Twins manager in 1969.
23. Started 161 games at shortstop for the Twins in 1979
25. Tied for the major league lead with three shutouts in 1996.
26. This player born in Duluth is minor league baseball’s all-time hits, doubles, and runs leader.



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