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Minnesota Twins' Josh Willingham is congratulated by teammate Trevor Plouffe, right, after hitting a two-run home run, also scoring Joe Mauer (7), during the first inning of the second baseball game of a doubleheader, Saturday, June 30, 2012, in Minneapolis. The Twins were wearing throwback uniforms of the Minneapolis Millers and the Royals that of the Kansas City Blues in a Turn Back the Clock game.

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