Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 6/13/12
Dave Boswell, who won 20 games for the Minnesota Twins in 1969 despite missing a couple of weeks after a fight with manager Billy Martin, has died. He was 67. He died in his home in Joppa, Md., on Monday, said the Baltimore Orioles, his last major league team. The right-hander had a colorful, albeit short, career and participated in a great pitching duel with Baltimore's Dave McNally in Game 2 of the 1969 AL championship series. The Twins signed Boswell, a native of Baltimore, in 1963 and he sped through the system to make his debut as a 19-year-old in 1964. He pitched for Minnesota in the 1965 World Series. Boswell spent seven seasons with the Twins and finished his career with short stints with Detroit and his hometown Orioles in 1971. He was 68-56 overall. Boswell may have had as many memories off the diamond as he did on it. Known in Twins lore for his adventures out on the town, perhaps his most infamous night came in August 1969 when he received 20 stitches after being pu...
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