Twins Talk by Gordy Jones
  • 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
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    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
  • Brian’s Song – Photos and Stories by Gordy Jones

    Brian’s Song One of my favorite guys around the Twins’ clubhouse is Brian Dozier. He is one of the nicest people that I’ve ever met. He is polite and accommodating to both fans and writers. …

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    30 Jul 16
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    Three Classy Guys: Gordo, Torii, and Terry!   During a terrific Hall of Fame weekend at Target Field, I was walking through the service-level concourse when I saw Twins General Manager Terry Ryan and Senior …

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    21 Jul 16
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    Versatile VavraStory and Photos by Gordy Jones One of the key figures on the Twins’ coaching staff is their bench coach, the unassuming Joe Vavra. Joe always appears laid back, but he’s one of the …

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    14 Jul 16
  • Home of the Mudhens!

    TWINS TALKPhotos and Stories by Gordy JonesHats Off To Eduardo! Since someone has to represent the Twins at the 2016 All-Star Game, I’m happy that it’s Eduardo Nunez. He’s a good guy who is having …

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    08 Jul 16