1969 St. Paul Murray graduate Tom Johnson earned two wins and save in his first three major league appearances with the Twins in 1974.
1973 Highland Park graduate Jack Morris pitched a no-hitter in Chicago on April 7, 1984. He also pitched three one-hitters in his career, including against the Twins on August 21, 1980.
St. Paul Central alumnus Mickey Rocco led the American League and tied for the major league lead with 653 at-bats in 1944.
Former Houston Astros pitcher Don Arlich went 15-0 for the 1961 State Champion St. Paul North Polars, a team that also featured Twins curator Clyde Doepner.
1974 Cretin High School grad and Golden Gophers all-time great Paul Molitor is elected to the Hall of Fame alongside legendary closer Dennis Eckersley, both on their first ballots. Molitor appeared on 85.2% of ballots, meaning a staggering 75 members of the BBWAA were complete ignoramuses…