The 1967 Minnesota Twins. In 1967 the Twins once again had a strong season compiling a 91-71 record. The Twins had a one-game lead on the Boston Red Sox with two games remaining in Boston, but lost both games. They ended up in a tie with the Detroit Tigers for second place. After being in 6th place at the end of May, owner Calvin Griffith fired Sam Mele and replaced him with Cal Ermer. The Twins only 20-game winner, Dean Chance pitched a no-hitter on August 25th. The Twins produced 4 All-Stars in 1967. They were Harmon Killebrew, Tony Oliva, Rod Carew (Rookie of the Year) and Dean Chance. On a sad note, Walt Bond die of leukemia on September 14th. He played in 10 game with the Twins in 1967, his last on May 5th.