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Lyman Bostock In Retrospect
It was forty years ago today that Lyman Bostock , 27, died. It was the early morning of September 24, 1978, several hours after he was riding in the back of a vehicle with a childhood friend on the mean streets of Gary, Indiana, when the gun shots of an ass...
Lyman Bostock In Retrospect
Lyman Bostock In Retrospect
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Twins Walk Off Grand Slams!
Mr. Becquer, meet Misters Allison, Green & Battey Yesterday, Francisco Mejia , Padres catcher, took Jeffrey Springs of the Rangers deep with 2 outs in the bottom of the ninth for a walk-off grand slam to defeat the Rangers 7-3 . You might recall Mejia was t...
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Luring The Senators To Minnesota: Expanding Met Stadium, 1958:
Build it and they will come. But move the cows and corn fields first! On September 2, 1958, this news hit the print and airwaves in Minnesota and the nation: " Minneapolis, MN approves a $9 million bond issue to expand Metropolitan Stadium to 41,000 seats. ...
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It was on this date, August 25, 1967, that Dean Chance threw his nine inning no-hitter against the Cleveland Indians at Cleveland Stadium (BBRef box).   He was an excellent pitcher who had been acquired in the off-season, and as a former Cy Young Award winn...
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Johan Santana Joins Twins Hall Of Fame
The well-ballanced, Tom Seaver-styled "drop and drive" delivery Photo Credit: Steve Ellis Johan Santana joined the elite list of all-time Twins Hall of Famers tonight, earning the exclusive  blazer and a free, all expenses paid discount for a Murray's Silve...
Johan Santana Joins Twins Hall Of Fame
Johan Santana Joins Twins Hall Of Fame
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Gene Mauch And The Demonstration Of Launch Angle
via GIPHY Source video  at You Tube If I haven't said it before, here it is: Gene Mauch was a beauty. And wherever he was, Mike Marshall was never far behind! So long, everybody! - Herb Carneal
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They Paved Paradise To Put Up A Shopping Mall / Met Stadium Pictorial P. III
via pkragthorpe / Reddit Time-lapse photo of Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington, Minnesota, as it looked in 1956, and later, the Mall of  America shopping center.  The Twins were the first major pro sports team to play there, beginning on April 21, 1961 , ...
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The Easy-Going Slants of Jake Odorizzi
Easy like Sunday morning, in fact. Meet new Twins free agent starter  (Fangraphs), right hander Jake Odorizzi , signed by the team barely 24 hours ago. The phrase "rotation shot in the arm" never rung more true. Odorizzi should inspire about 10,000 words of...
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Brandon Kintzler Climbing Twins Single Season Saves Chart
As the Twins roared back this weekend to retake the Central Division lead with a three game sweep of division rival Cleveland, it seemed an appropriate time to examine one of the players responsible for their success in 2017. Brandon Kintzler is one of the ...
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Some Twins Purple Fireworks For A Dad and His Girl
It was a gift wrapped, spring night, hinting at rain, but never actually materializing. One that I could spend with my oldest daughter on a rare night off from her restaurant job. It wasn’t perfect - her sister was scheduled to work at the same venue, but y...
Some Twins Purple Fireworks For A Dad and His Girl
Some Twins Purple Fireworks For A Dad and His Girl
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