Game 317 | August 14, 1984 | Kirby Puckett, Tim Teufel
The popular outfielder, considered by many to be the best player in the history of the Minnesota Twins franchise, made his major league debut on May 8, 1984, with four hits against the California Angels. He was only the ninth player in major league history to break in with four hits. Playing only two-thirds of the season, he hit .296 and led the team with 14 stolen bases. With the arrival of Puckett, the young Twins had in place the nucleus of the team that would win the World Series in 1987. Teufel was the team's starting second baseman in 1984 and was traded to the Mets for Bill Beane in 1986.



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