Game 251 | June 7, 1977 | Larry Hisle, Geoff Zahn
Coming to the Twins in a 1972 trade for pitcher Wayne Granger, Hisle was one of the best Twins hitters in the 1970s. The team led the major leagues in batting with a .282 in 1977. Teammate Rod Carew led the majors with a .388 average and made the cover of Time magazine, and Hisle had his personal best year, batting .302 with 28 home runs and 119 RBIs. Zahn won 12 games in his first of four seasons as a starting pitcher.
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