Twins Talk
  • Joe, Bob, and Tommy Bahama's patio view every evening in March.

    Q: What do Tommy Bahama, Baseball, and Minnesota have in Common? A: Bob Emfield Minnesota has had some amazing residents who have changed the lives of people all over the world. Minnesotans invented the thermostat, …

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    22 Sep 16
  • I used to love Halsey and Herb describe the mighty swing of Harmon Killebrew

    Attaboy, Atteberry! One of the most pleasant sounds of summer, to my ears, is the radio broadcast of a baseball game, especially while picnicking, doing outdoor work, or just enjoying an evening beverage. It dates …

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    15 Sep 16
  • Brian tried to wrestle Eduardo onto the Slingshot!

    TWINS TALK Story and Photos by Gordy Jones Fun at the Fair! When you’re nearing the end of a lost baseball season, sometimes you just need to relax and forget about the game for a …

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    07 Sep 16
  • J.T. Chargois as a celebrity waiter.

    Story and Photos by Gordy Jones A Few Fans Hang on, as the Twins’ Struggles Continue It’s hard to be a Twins fan during these dog days of summer, especially since the team has climbed …

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    31 Aug 16
  • Reliever Michael Tonkin was playing pepper!​

    A Grand Slam Evening!   The Twins Celebrity Waiter Dinner, started by Michael Cuddyer 10 years ago, was a smashing success again this year — but it is now known as the Grand Slam Dinner. …

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    24 Aug 16
  • winfield puckett hall of fame 001

    TWINS TALK Story and Photos by Gordy Jones A Salute to Dave Winfield In the mid-1970s, I was working at the St. Paul Pioneer Press Dispatch as a courier. At the same time, I was …

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    17 Aug 16
  • Michael Cuddyer was always a solid player for the Twins

    TWINS TALK STORIES AND PHOTOS BY GORDY JONES   Twins are Picking up the Slack   The Twins played .500 baseball between June 1 and August 11. If they could eliminate April and May, it …

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    12 Aug 16
  • Glen Perkins posed with some runners, while his mother takes a photo.​

    Sunday at the Park – Story and Photos by Gordy Jones Last Sunday, my journey to the Twins game at Target Field began extra-early: At 7 a.m., I made a little detour through the University …

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    08 Aug 16