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Facts machine
10/06/2004 1:50 AM ET
The Twins backed up ace Johan Santana by turning a postseason record five double plays against the Yankees in Game 1 of the ALDS on Tuesday night.

Twelve teams had hit into four double plays in postseason play in Major League history -- the Braves in the 1995 NLDS, the Astros in the 2001 NLDS and the Angels in the 2002 ALDS.

Facts machine: Most double plays, postseason game
Team DPs Opponent Date Round Outcome
Twins 5 Yankees 10-5-04 ALDS TBD
Angels 4 Yankees 10-1-02 ALDS Won, 3-1
Astros 4 Braves 10-10-01 NLDS Lost, 3-0
Braves 4 Rockies 10-3-95 NLDS Won, 3-1
Dodgers 4 Expos 10-13-81 NLCS Won, 3-2
Athletics 4 Red Sox 10-5-75 ALCS Lost, 3-0
A's (Phil.) 4 Braves (Bos.) 10-9-14 WS Lost, 4-0
Red Sox 4 Dodgers (Brooklyn) 10-7-16 WS Won, 4-1
Cubs 4 Yankees 9-29-32 WS Lost, 4-0
Indians 4 Braves (Boston) 10-11-48 WS Won, 4-2
Yankees 4 Giants 8-8-51 WS Won, 4-2
Athletics 4 Mets 10-17-73 WS Won, 4-3
Phillies 4 Royals 10-15-80 WS Won, 4-2

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