Minnesota Twins

Joe Mauer, Buster Posey, and the Hall of Fame

Joe Mauer, Buster Posey, and the Hall of Fame
February 7, 2017 No Comments »

Joe Mauer hasn’t squatted behind the plate since 2013. But he’ll still be a Hall of Fame catcher someday. Won’t he? The popular Twin, a humble hometown kid, won three batting titles in his first six seasons. He won the Most ... Read More »

Magician in The Bronx: What if the Yankees had acquired Rod Carew in 1979?

Magician in The Bronx: What if the Yankees had acquired Rod Carew in 1979?
October 18, 2015 No Comments »

Anyone who saw Rod Carew swing the bat will never forget it. He was a magician with a Louisville Slugger in his hands. The multiple batting titles he won were earned largely off his knack for slicing line drives to ... Read More »

Minnesota Twins All-Time Team

Minnesota Twins All-Time Team
August 28, 2012 No Comments »

The Twins started out as the Washington Senators and there are several players on this team representing the old Nats, including the greatest pitcher of all-time. There's also Herbie, Kirby, Goose and Killer. How's that for some characters? Read More »

10-inning shutout masterpiece by Morris led Twins past Braves in ’91 Series

10-inning shutout masterpiece by Morris led Twins past Braves in ’91 Series
July 24, 2012 No Comments »

World Series Game Seven, October 27, 1991 | Atlanta Braves vs. Minnesota Twins at Metrodome in Minnesota The greatest pitching performance in the World Series ever? Might have been. Jack Morris, the ace of aces in the 1980s, starter of ... Read More »

Five biggest surprises of the 2011 baseball season

Five biggest surprises of the 2011 baseball season
June 16, 2011 No Comments »

Here are the five biggest surprises so far in the 2011 season. 5. Tribe Revival The 2010 Cleveland Indians had their share of problems: they were one of the worst hitting teams in the league, their pitching staff gave up ... Read More »

Blyleven’s wait is an indictment of the Baseball Writers

Blyleven’s wait is an indictment of the Baseball Writers
January 5, 2011 No Comments »

On Wednesday, Bert Blyleven was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, earning his place among the greats of the game. After 14 tries, the Baseball Writers Association of America finally repaired its most glaring mistake, electing a man ... Read More »

Why Jack Morris is still waiting for Hall call

Why Jack Morris is still waiting for Hall call
January 5, 2011 No Comments »

For the first time since 1999, the Baseball Hall of Fame will induct a starting pitcher this summer, but it won't be Jack Morris. Morris, who won more games (by far) than any other pitcher in the 1980s, and who ... Read More »

The Greatest Cinderella teams in baseball history

The Greatest Cinderella teams in baseball history
September 1, 2010 No Comments »

Here's our list of the greatest Cinderella teams in baseball history, from the 1914 Miracle Boston Braves to the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays, these teams wore the glass slipper for one magical season Read More »