The Minnesota Twins are an American professional baseball team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The team competes in the Central division of the American League, and is named after the Twin Cities area comprising Minneapolis and St. Paul. The franchise won the World Series in 1924 as the Washington, D.C. Senators, and in 1987 and 1991 as the Twins. The franchise moved from Washington, D.C. to Minnesota for the start of the 1961 season.
The Twins played in Metropolitan Stadium from 1961 to 1981 and the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome from 1982 to 2009. The team played their inaugural game in new Target Field on April 12, 2010.
Through the 2017 season, the team has fielded 18 American League batting champions. The team has hosted five All-Star Games: 1937 and 1956 in Washington, D.C, and 1965, 1985 and 2014 in Minneapolis-St. Paul.
American League Central
1991, 1987, and 1924