Twins Talk by Gordy Jones
  • Once an All-Star, Always an All-Star!

    Once an All-Star, Always an All-Star! Story and Photos by Gordy Jones I love big, gala sporting events; a must-win game, whether it be football, hockey, or baseball – especially baseball. I love the electricity …

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    18 Jul 14
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     She’s Talkin’ Baseball! Stories and Photos by Gordy Jones    If you’ve watched a Twins game this year on Fox Sports North, you have probably seen a young woman with a sparkling smile, who gives …

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    11 Jul 14
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    Deciding Whether the Weather Will Clear Up! Stories and Photos by Gordy Jones During a recent rain delay, I took notice of the events taking place behind-the-scene. It was 4 p.m. and it hadn’t rained …

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    03 Jul 14
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    What’s the Score? Story and photo by Gordy Jones While listening to or watching a baseball game on radio or TV, you often hear an announcer referring to the official scorer and commenting on the …

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    27 Jun 14
  • Dominic watching batting practice with glove in hand; he is ready to go if he is summoned to warm someone up.

    Dominic the Batboy Photos and Story by Gordy Jones I met and interviewed Twins batboy Dominic Frost in 2011 when he was a rookie in the Twins’ clubhouse. His first day on the job, his …

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    20 Jun 14
  • Dick Dugan as he waits for the guests of honor to arrive at an event.

    Twins’ Players and Fans are “Safe”! Story and Photos by Gordy Jones The safety of all Twins fans who attend a baseball game, or any other event at Target Field, is made possible by many …

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    13 Jun 14
  • Except for an All-Star logo, Target Field is ready for the All-Star Game.

    Behind-the-Scene All-Star Story and Photos by Gordy Jones Sometime in the late 1970s to mid-1980s, while employed by the Pioneer Press, I was approached by an old friend who was in the candy business. He …

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    06 Jun 14
  • The ladies standing with the bags that they stuffed for kids through the Cheerful Givers program.

    The Twins’ Wives Group Lives On, To Give On   Photos and Stories by Gordy Jones The Twins’ wives have an organization that meets every few weeks to plan and perform acts of kindness or …

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    30 May 14