Twins Talk by Gordy Jones
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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
  • Justin and Krista Morneau posed for my camera at their first casino night.

    Stories and Photos by Gordy Jones   Justin’s Casino Night Should Be a Full House! June 10th, after the Twins play host to the Cubs in an interleague Sunday matinee, Justin and Krista Morneau will …

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    20 Apr 12
  • Fans begin tailgating at 8 A.M. on Minnesota Day!

    The regular season is here, and I’ve been shivering at Target Field. That made me think of the perfect weather I experienced during spring training. Every day it was 87, sunny, with a light breeze …

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    13 Apr 12
  • Michael Cuddyer and his wife Claudia have won many awards for their community work.

    Lately I’ve had several Twins fans errantly ask me, “What about this guy we got for Cuddyer? Is he any good?” They are referring to Josh Willingham.   First of all, we didn’t trade Cuddyer. …

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    06 Apr 12
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    Twins Talk story and all photographs by Gordy Jones After watching some drills in the early days of this year’s spring training, I thought 2012 was going to be a continuation of the 2011 fiasco …

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    30 Mar 12