Jim Pohlad

James Pohlad (born 1953)[1] is the owner of the Minnesota Twins of the American League. He is the son of Eloise (O'Rourke) and businessman Carl Pohlad. Upon the death of his father, on January 5, 2009, he inherited ownership of the Twins franchise.[2] His brother is Bill Pohlad, a film director and producer.

References

  1. ^ Garrison-Sprenger, Nicole (2006-10-22). "Pohlad family maintains diverse business interests".
  2. ^ La Velle E. Neal III (2009-01-05). "Family will continue to run Twins". Minneapolis Star Tribune. Retrieved 2009-01-06.

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1902 Washington Senators season

The 1902 Washington Senators won 61 games, lost 75, and finished in sixth place in the American League. They were managed by Tom Loftus and played home games at American League Park II.

1910 Washington Senators season

The 1910 Washington Senators won 66 games, lost 85, and finished in seventh place in the American League. They were managed by Jimmy McAleer and played home games at National Park.

1912 Washington Senators season

The 1912 Washington Senators won 91 games, lost 61, and finished in second place in the American League. They were managed by Clark Griffith and played their home games at National Park.

1920 Washington Senators season

The 1920 Washington Senators won 68 games, lost 84, and finished in sixth place in the American League. They were managed by Clark Griffith and played home games at Griffith Stadium.

1923 Washington Senators season

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1926 Washington Senators season

The 1926 Washington Senators won 81 games, lost 69, and finished in fourth place in the American League. They were managed by Bucky Harris and played home games at Griffith Stadium.

1927 Washington Senators season

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1940 Washington Senators season

The 1940 Washington Senators won 64 games, lost 90, and finished in seventh place in the American League. They were managed by Bucky Harris and played home games at Griffith Stadium.

Bill Pohlad

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Bob Casey (baseball announcer)

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Casey worked 44 seasons and more than 3,000 games for the Twins. He was inducted into the Twins' Hall of Fame in 2003.

Carl Pohlad

Carl Ray Pohlad (August 23, 1915 – January 5, 2009) was an American financier and the owner of the Minnesota Twins baseball franchise from 1984 (succeeding Calvin Griffith) until his death in 2009.

In 2009, Pohlad had an estimated net worth of $3.6 billion, placing him No. 102 on the annual Forbes 400 list of the wealthiest Americans.

Dave St. Peter

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History of Washington, D.C. professional baseball

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Homer Hanky

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