On October 27, 1991 — At the Metrodome, In Game 7 of the ‘Worst to First’ World Series, the Twins beat the Braves, 1-0, Jack Morris goes the distance and wins the game when Dan Gladden scores the winning run in the bottom of the tenth on Gene Larkin’s single, clinching its second world championship since relocating from Washington D.C. in 1961. Atlanta and Minnesota had both finished in last place in their respective divisions the previous season.

The 36 year-old right-hander, who posts a 2-0 record along with a 1.17 ERA during his three starts, is named the Most Valuable Player of the Fall Classic.

 


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