STEVE BRAUN

Game 209 | June 21, 1972
Steve Braun, Ralph Rowe, Bobby Darwin

Braun had joined the Twins in 1971 and had one of his best seasons in 1972, hitting .289 with 50 RBIs, fourth best on the team. Darwin, acquired in an off-season trade for Paul Ray Powell, hit 22 homers for his new team. Along with Harmon Killebrew, Darwin was the only player in the history of Metropolitan Stadium to homer into the upper deck in left f1eld. Rowe, a career minor league manager, was rewarded with a coaching job for the Twins from 1972-1975. losing to UC Santa Barbara in the NCAA Sweet Sixteen. Branaugh and Berg both won medals in volleyball at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.


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