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    Story and Photos by Gordy Jones Last week Justin and Krista Morneau hosted their fourth annual casino night, benefitting research of childhood arthritis. I have found this to be one of the most enjoyable events …

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    15 Jun 12
  • Drew Butera (left) and Joe Pohlad at Twins Fest

    Enthusiasm is a Gift! Photos and story by Gordy Jones Every now and then, a ballplayer comes along who has an extra amount of enthusiasm, making his brand of baseball a little more fun to …

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    08 Jun 12
  • Matt Capps is on a mission; he's trying to make it up to the fans that he felt he let down last season.

    We’re Gonna Win, Twins…Eventually Story and Photos by Gordy Jones Being a “glass-half-full type of guy,” I keep looking for bright spots in what others have called a lost Twins season. I agree: Many things …

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    01 Jun 12
  • Mentor Larry Hisle and Bert Blyleven chat with a young Milwaukee man.

    Photos and Stories by Gordy Jones In the Land of Beer and Cheese Last week, I made my annual trek to Milwaukee. It was time to watch the Twins play the Brewers in interleague play… …

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    24 May 12
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    Photos and stories by Gordy Jones. He “Dazzled” his Daughter Twins radio announcer and former outfielder Dan Gladden has a personality that resembles the way he played baseball. He is enthusiastic, but won’t tolerate nonsense. …

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    17 May 12
  • Nita Kilabrew is third from the right.

    Stories and Photos by Gordy Jones HELP! I never dreamed that the Twins would have such a dismal start to the 2012 season. I really believed that the squad which headed north after training camp …

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    11 May 12
  • Gardy often tries to relax and blow off some steam by taking infield practice with the boys.

    Stories and Photos by Gordy Jones Total Frustration! It’s a lot more fun being around a team that is winning than one on a losing streak, and when they are losing, you need to watch …

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    04 May 12
  • Harmon Killebrew and Tony Olivia played together, were very close friends and continued to instruct Twins players together at spring training until Harmon's passing last year. Tony still works with the team all year.

    Now Speaking: Dave Winfield! All photos and stories by Gordy Jones. Dave Winfield, who is a St. Paul native and member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, called the other day to tell me …

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    27 Apr 12