Twins Talk by Gordy Jones
  • 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
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    Smile Makers! Stories and Photos by Gordy Jones   Every year, Joe Mauer hosts a pizza party for kids who are patients at Gillette Children’s Hospital, and a few of his teammates always tag along. …

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    23 May 14
  • A group shot of the fishing crew!

    Story and Photos by Gordy Jones The Closer Leads Off! Every year, the Twins dedicate one week, known as Hope Week, when they make special things happen every day. Throughout the year, many of the …

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    16 May 14
  • Sam Fuld may be seeing some additional playing time.

    Twins Talk Stories and Photos by Gordy Jones Play it Again Sam I’ve liked what I’ve seen so far from outfielder Sam Fuld, who has temporarily replaced Aaron Hicks in center field. Hicks has been …

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    08 May 14
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    All-Star Royalty Photos and Stories by Gordy Jones Baseball people — fans and those in the business alike — are beginning to gear up for the July 15 All-Star Game, which will be played at Target Field. …

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    01 May 14
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    Baseball’s an Appealing Game! Photos and Stories by Gordy Jones I am all for the new instant-replay review that was instituted in baseball this year, except for one aspect of the process. Every team has …

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    25 Apr 14