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ANGELS April 17 GAME Thread

On this date in 1971 in front of 12,000+ fans on a balmy 65 degree afternoon at Metropolitan Stadium, the Angels beat the Twins 4-3. Andy Messersmith was the winner and Bert Blyleven was the loser for Minnesota. The Dutchman surrendered 3 HRs for all of the Halos scoring. RF Tony Conigliaro hit a solo shot in the 4th and Catcher Jerry Moses hit two homers, a solo shot and one with a man on. The time of the game was two hours, twelve minutes.