Twins Talk by Gordy Jones
  • Grandpa Jake helped raise Joe and his brothers and taught them how to play baseball. He loves hanging out at spring training and posing for pics with friends and fans. He he is with pal, Brad Drake.

    Twins Talk NBA Referee Ken Mauer Would Love to “Bar You” from Poor Health! Story and Photos by Gordy Jones A few weeks ago, I told you about the unofficial Pioneer Press and Dispatch headquarters …

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    03 Jun 16
  • Fans and players alike enjoy being around Brian Dozier, he's a lot of fun.

    TWINS TALK Story and Photos by Gordy Jones HELP and Thanks to the Hardcore Fans! The Twins are playing their worst baseball since the Washington Senators moved to Minnesota from Washington 55 years ago. That’s …

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    26 May 16
  • The late Harmon Killebrew and Tony Olivia

    Twins Talk In the Summer of ‘69 Photos and Story by Gordy Jones   Last week as I sat with Pioneer Press columnist Charley Walters before the Mancini’s Hall of Fame banquet, I glanced at …

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    19 May 16
  • Darin Mastroianni put in a lot of extra work to make it back to this level.

    Twins Talk Photos and Story by Gordy Jones On the Bright side I walked into Target Field the other day feeling frustrated by the Twins’ recent losses. Then I began thinking: Life’s too short to …

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    12 May 16
  • Kurt Suzuki takes a beating behind the plate.

    TWINS TALKSTORY AND PHOTOS BY GORDY JONES A Few Observations, One Month in! A month into the 2016 baseball season, I have to declare: This is not the same Twins team that I watched at …

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    06 May 16
  • Memories with a Great Twins Writer! –  Photos and Story by Gordy Jones

    TWINS TALK Memories with a Great Twins Writer! Photos and Story by Gordy Jones My love of baseball stems from my relationship with my dad. Some of my earliest memories are from when I was …

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    29 Apr 16
  • Gordy Jones and Dave Winfield at a recent Twins Game.

    Haircuts, Big Hearts, and Reunions Stories and Photos by Gordy Jones While flipping through my car radio stations the other day, I heard an unfamiliar voice say that a pregame $100 haircut was the reason …

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    25 Apr 16
  • Dietitian Kate Moran with one of her protégées, Joe Benson.

    TWINS TALK Stories & Photos by Gordy Jones   The Twins have tripped coming out of the gate in their first three games, but there are 158 yet to play. I have watched them work …

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    08 Apr 16