Twins Talk
  • The three for Killebrew's number 3 are from left to right: Rod Carew, Frank Quilici and Tony Oliva, shown here having a good time together.

    Photo and Story by Gordy Jones One of Harmon Killebrew’s last wishes before he passed away, last year, was that his three best friends and former teammates, Rod Carew, Frank Quilici, and Tony Oliva, ensure …

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    06 Jul 12
  • Jason Marquis should have quit after his win in New York. He was released a few weeks after.

    With Good Pitching, We Coulda Been a Contenderstory and photos by gordy jones It seems like in the blink of an eye, we have come from opening day to our approach of the All-Star break. …

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    28 Jun 12
  • Brian Dozier, who loves hunting, has been hunting for a higher batting average. He has the ability to hit the long ball, and the Twins are showing patience. They are allowing the young man to get used to major league pitching.

    Off of the Air-Waves, But On the Golf Course I talked to my friend John Gordon the other day. The former voice of the Twins is happily retired in Fort Myers, spending time with his …

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    22 Jun 12
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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