The 1966 Minnesota Twins. Following their A.L. pennant winning season, the Minnesota Twins came in second nine games behind the Baltimore Orioles with an 89-73 record. On June 9 game while playing the the Kansas City Athletics, the Twins set a major-league record that still stands, by hitting five home runs in their half of the seventh inning. Jim Kaat led the American League by winning 25 games. Other standout performances in 1966 included Tony Oliva who led the American League with 191 hits and Harmon Killebrew again led the team with 39 HR and 110 RBI.