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Kevin Ray Tapani
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 187 lb.
- School Central Michigan University
- Debut July 4, 1989
- Final Game September 27, 2001
- Born February 18, 1964 in Des Moines, IA USA
 Biographical Information
Pitcher Kevin Tapani was signed as a 2nd round pick in the 1986 amateur draft by the Oakland A's and scout Marty Miller. On July 20, 1998, Kevin had perhaps the most memorable day of his career. Throwing 7 innings against the Braves, Kevin allowed just three runs and topped it all off by hitting a third inning grand slam off of Denny Neagle.
 Notable Achievements
- 15 Wins Seasons: 3 (1991, 1992 & 1998)
- 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 5 (1991-1993, 1996 & 1998)
- Won a World Series with the Minnesota Twins in 1991