Let’s go back to 1961. John F. Kennedy has just become the President of the United States. The Bay of Pigs invasion came and went. In baseball, Roger Maris would hit home run number 61 to break Babe Ruth’s record and the Washington Senators moved to the Twin Cities and became the Minnesota Twins.
In 1961 the Twins finished with a record of 70-90. Fast-forward to 2012: it looks like the Twins will finish around that 90 loss mark again… if they’re lucky.
Between the two years there have been some good times: Hall of Famers, an American League Pennant, two World Series Championships, multiple MVPs and a string of division championships. Along the way some very good players have been forgotten.