Twins Talk
  • During batting practice, there can be a lot of activity, including: infield practice, stretching, base running and more. Terry Steinbach is shown here hitting infield practice.

    Photos and Story by Gordy Jones Everyone makes mistakes. When a professional ballplayer goofs, millions of people might witness the blunder. The same holds true for a team’s corporate communications department, known in the old …

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    12 Apr 13
  • Safe at Home!

    Photo’s and Stories by Gordy Jones It’s no accident that many Minnesotans who have made it to professional baseball opt to play in front of their hometown fans. Joe Mauer is one; he grew up …

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    05 Apr 13
  • Two Different Roads to Baseball

    Two Different Roads to Baseball Photos and Story by Gordy Jones Thirty years ago, spring training was a time when players would begin getting into shape and preparing for the season. Now the players come …

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    29 Mar 13
  • Joe Mauer

    I asked Joe Mauer if he might have a moment to chat for “Twins Talk.” He smiled and said, “Sure, Gordy. Immediately after batting practice.”

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    22 Mar 13
  • Morneau and the WBC

    It was great to see Justin Morneau back in camp this week after playing for Canada in the World Baseball Classic. I asked Justin about his experience and he said, “It (the WBC) is a good experience for anybody who has been through it

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    15 Mar 13
  • twins talk 4 3-5-13

    The Twins’ spring training in Florida is a great platform to build your vacation on; there’s a lot to do in Southwest Florida. Although it has been unusually chilly this year, it is still much warmer here, and there is no one shoveling snow.

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    05 Mar 13
  • twins talk 4 1-30-13

    Story and Photos by Gordy Jones According to my personal calendar, we have now entered the Twins’ 2013 season. It began at 7 a.m. on January 14, when the caravan took off from the KTWIN …

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    30 Jan 13
  • Jack Hannahan loves playing in front of friends and family at Target Field.

    Jack Was BackPhotos and Story by Gordy Jones Several weeks ago when the Indians were in town, I had the chance to talk to St. Paul native Jack Hannahan. He was in a great mood …

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    21 Sep 12