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Last time the Twins had a brawl on the field

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#1 thetank

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Posted 08 March 2014 - 07:47 AM

When was the last time the Twins had a bench clearing brawl on the field? I was reading about the Boswell/Billy Martin fight in 1969 in which Boswell received stitches in his face from his manager outside a bar.

#2 benchwarmerjim

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Posted 08 March 2014 - 08:30 AM

When Delmon Young went after Jose Mijares.

#3 glanzer

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Posted 08 March 2014 - 08:47 AM

The last one that I can recall was in 1999 in Toronto when Paul Spoljaric threw at Cristian Guzman's head: http://articles.lati.../sports/sp-5746 I have seen a few bench-clearing "altercations" since then without real punches thrown. The Torii Hunter debacle in Cleveland 10 years ago (throwing the ball at the pitcher) jumps to mind as another possibility but I don't seem to remember it going much further than that.

#4 whydidnt

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Posted 12 March 2014 - 12:00 PM

There was one back in '78 between the Angels and Twins, too. In my mind I always thought there was one between the Twins and White Sox a few years back when they always seemed to be competing for the division. I think my mind is playing tricks on me though, probably just a couple of pitchers tossed for throwing at/near batters.

#5 pierre75275

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Posted 12 March 2014 - 01:49 PM

I think there was one in 1987 where Sal Butera got knocked out but I forget who it was with

#6 zenser

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Posted 12 March 2014 - 01:55 PM

I think they had one in Milwaukee in 87.