» February 3, 1979: Expecting to lose Rod Carew to free agency, the Twins trade the 7-time batting champion to the Angels for OF Ken Landreaux, 3B Dave Engle, and two pitchers.
» May 8, 1979:
The Twins roll by the Toronto Blue Jays, 16–6. In the 7th, Twins Roy Smalley, Craig Kusick and Ken Landreaux all homer off Toronto's Balor Moore.
» April 23, 1980: Angels P Bruce Kison settles for a one-hitter when Minnesota's Ken Landreaux rips a double with one out in the 9th inning of California's 17–0 romp. It is the 2nd time in a year that Kison has lost a no-hitter with one out in the 9th. For Landreaux, the hit marks the beginning of a 31-game hitting streak. The loser today is Terry Felton.
» May 31, 1980: Ken Landreaux goes 0-for-4 in Minnesota's 11–1 loss to the Orioles Scott McGregor, ending his hitting streak at 31 consecutive games. It is the longest streak in the American League since Dom DiMaggio's 34-game streak in 1949.
» July 3, 1980:
Ken Landreaux ties the modern major-league record with three triples in Minnesota's 10–3 win over Texas. Doug Flynn will match it also in a month.
» March 30, 1981: The Twins trade OF Ken Landreaux to the Dodgers for OF-3B Mickey Hatcher, minor-leaguer Kelly Snider, and P Matt Reeves.