Minneapolis Millers Home Postponements, 1956-1960

Postponed by rain unless otherwise indicated

Compiled by Stew Thornley

Minnesota Twins Home Postponements, 1961-2009


1956 (13 postponements, 1 game shortened by rain, and 1 game shortened by curfew; 1 game not made up; 1 game rained out elsewhere made up in Minnesota)
Thursday, April 26 vs. Wichita, cold
Made up as part of doubleheader June 15

Friday, April 27 vs. Indianapolis, cold
Made up as part of doubleheader June 12

Thursday, May 10 vs. Charleston
Made up as part of doubleheader July 1

Sunday, May 13 vs. Louisville
Made up as part of doubleheader June 26

Thursday, May 24 vs. Omaha
Made up as part of doubleheader July 22

Monday, May 28 vs. St. Paul
Made up August 6

Thursday, June 14 vs. Indianapolis
Made up as part of doubleheader August 14

Saturday, June 16 vs. Wichita
Made up as part of doubleheader August 31

Monday, June 25 vs. Louisville
Made up as part of doubleheader July 31

Wednesday, July 18 vs. Denver
Made up as part of doubleheader July 19

Thursday, July 19 vs. Denver (second game of doubleheader)
Made up as part of doubleheader July 20

Monday, July 30 vs. Louisville
Made up as part of doubleheader August 1

Thursday, August 2 vs. Louisville
Not made up

Other:
Thursday, June 19—Game 1 of doubleheader (scheduled for seven innings)
Millers beat Denver 4-2 in game stopped by rain with one out in the last of the sixth

Friday, September 14 (playoffs)
Millers lost 1-0 to Indianapolis in a game called by curfew after 8 innings
The game was delayed 3 times by rain totaling 2 hours, 58 minutes in delays (final delay was 2:15). It was called after 8 innings by a 12:50 a.m. curfew.

A game that was rained out in Charleston July 29 was made up as part of a doubleheader in Minnesota August 3.


1957 (4 postponements and 1 tie game shortened by rain; 1 game called by rain elsewhere made up in Minnesota)
Saturday, May 25 vs. Indianapolis
Made up as part of doubleheader June 22

Sunday, June 16 (doubleheader) vs. Charleston
Make-up games scheduled as parts of doubleheaders July 30 and August 16

Friday, June 21 vs. Indianapolis
Made up as part of a doubleheader August 26

Tuesday, June 25 vs. Denver
Made up as part of doubleheader June 27

Friday, August 30 vs. Omaha
Made up as part of doubleheader August 31

Other:
Thursday, August 1 vs. Wichita
Minneapolis scored in the last of the ninth to tie the game 2-2 and had a runner on third with two out. Joey Jay was in the process of intentionally walking Bill Taylor when the game was called because of rain. The game was replayed as part of a doubleheader August 22.

A tie game that was called by rain in Indianapolis August 10 was made up as part of a doubleheader in Minnesota August 5.


1958 (4 postponements)
Thursday, June 24 vs. Charleston
Made up as part of doubleheader June 25

Friday, July 4 vs. St. Paul (morning game)
The afternoon game, in St. Paul, was played; the morning game was made up at night.

Monday, August 25 vs. Omaha
Made up as part of doubleheader August 26 Sunday, September 14 vs. Wichita (playoffs)
Made up September 15


1959 (10 postponementsand 1 game shorted to allow visiting team to catch its plane)
Monday, May 4 vs. Charleston, rain and hail
Made up as part of doubleheader May 6

Tuesday, May 5 vs. Charleston
Made up as part of doubleheader August 18

Friday, May 22 vs. St. Paul
Made up July 20

Sunday, June 14 vs. Houston, wet grounds (seven-inning second game of doubleheader)
Made up as part of doubleheader August 6

Wednesday, June 17 vs. Dallas
Made up as part of doubleheader July 31

Thursday, June 30 vs. Indianapolis
Made up as part of doubleheader August 15

Sunday, August 16 vs. Indianapolis (seven-inning second game of doubleheader stopped by rain in the first inning)
Made up August 17

Thursday, September 1 vs. Denver
Made up as part of doubleheader September 2

Friday, September 18 vs. Fort Worth, rain and cold (playoffs)
The postponement of the second game of the playoffs forced a change in the schedule, which called for the Millers to host the first two games. However, Metropolitan Stadium wasn’t available for a makeup on September 19 because of preparations for a National Football League exhibition game on September 20, so the series was shifted to Fort Worth for the next four games (the rained-out game being made up in Fort Worth).

Tuesday, September 28 vs. Havana, cold (Junior World Series)
The third game of the playoffs was called off because of cold weather. It was made up in Havana, where the remaining games of the series were played. Other:
Monday, August 17 vs. Indianapolis, game called after seven innings to allow Indianapolis to catch its plane.


1960 (7 postponements)
Wednesday, April 27 vs. Charleston, cold
Made up June 27

Thursday, April 28 vs. Charleston, wet grounds
Made up as part of doubleheader August 17

Friday, May 6 vs. Louisville, cold
Made up as part of doubleheader July 31

Monday, May 9 vs. Indianapolis, cold
Made up as part of doubleheader May 11

Thursday, May 26 vs. Houston
Made up as part of doubleheader July 7

Sunday, August 28 vs. Houston, wet grounds (doubleheader)
Made up as part of doubleheader August 29 and on August 31

Wednesday, September 7 vs. St. Paul
Made up as part of doubleheader September 8

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