$1.4 Billion Twins Enjoy a $2.7 Trillion Touch to Their Monumental Victory as They End Historic 19-Year Playoff Losing Streak

Published 10/04/2023, 12:10 PM EDT

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The playoffs are here after months of league-stage battle. Multiple teams made it to the dream stage this year, including the 1991 World Series Champions Minnesota Twins. It came after their AL Central win to qualify for the postseason after two years. Notably, the Twins have continued the same performance and won the first game of the AL Wild Card Series, ending their drought of 19 years of winless playoffs. But this is not the only record the former champions have made with this win.

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The world has changed over the years. It is now the era of technology, worth $2.7 trillion Apple leads the case with top-class innovations. But the Twins could not become the part because of a cycle of losses since their last win in 2004. However, that has changed with new-age lenses finally capturing that elusive win, giving fans another moment to celebrate as their team rewrote history in Minnesota.

Minnesota Twins Get Their First Playoff Win From the iPhone Lenses

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It was a historic day for the worth 1.4 billion Minnesota Twins. They won their first playoff game after 19 years by defeating the 2.1 billion Toronto Blue Jays with a score of 3-1. Third baseman Royce Lewis played well and contributed with two runs and two home runs. With support from pitcher Pablo Lopez, who took three strikeouts, the Twins defended the total for a historic win after their last on October 5, 2004.

Given that they last won before the arrival of the iPhone, it became special from a technological point. Talkin’ Baseball reflected on it and shared, “Twins have their first playoff win of the iPhone era.”

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Interestingly, with this, the Twins also ditched history with a modern amendment to it. This is because their win in 2004 synced with the things that have lost relevance in the modern world. When those are recounted, one probably feels old. MLB Fox asked the same question and shared, “RT if this post makes you feel old.”

This was a contrast between losing the past and entering the new age. However, fans chose both and synced them together to show praise for the historic win.

Fans praise the Twins for becoming part of the modern world

It was a long wait for the Minnesota Twins and the fans to experience the first playoff win. When it happened, they were all joy.

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They also captured it on the modern lenses for the first time out, bringing their 2004 success into the picture. The following tweets also reacted in the same way to the beautiful win.

Others said it’s truly amazing.

One claimed that baseball is back.

One reminded me that the old Yankee Stadium was still in the picture

One said the Astros were in the National League too

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It was a big win for the Twins. But given the challenge is still alive, they have to win another game to step into the division series. This would give them a chance to add more to their history. Will they be able to do it? What are your thoughts on this? Let us know in the comments.

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Written by:

Saurabh Saini

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Even after having an engineering background, nothing stopped Saurabh Saini from following his passion and writing about sports. With a sound knowledge of American sports, Saurabh specializes in baseball. Before joining EssentiallySports, Saurabh has written around 800 articles spanning MLB, NFL, and NHL.
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Sherjeel Malik

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