KEN SANDERS

Game 216 | January 23 | Tony Oliva, Ken Sanders
Missing all but 10 games of the 1972 season due to a series of knee operations, Tony Oliva was about to have his career reborn with the inception of the Designated Hitter role in the American League. He played four years as a DH for the Twins and came back to hit .291 with 16 home runs and 92 RBIs in 1993. Sanders, obtained in an off-season trade with Philadelphia for Cesar Tovar, won only two games and saved eight in his lone season with the Twins in 1973. Tovar played all nine positions for the Twins in a game in late 1968.


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