Category Archives: General Blogging

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One time Twins pitcher Jim Donohue passes away

James Thomas Donohue Jr. was born in St. Louis, Missouri on October 31, 1937 and died on September 9, 2017 in the city where he was born.  Jim Donohue was a 1956 graduate of CBC (Christian Brothers College), a prominent Catholic … Continue reading

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Food safety at MLB ballparks

The Minnesota State Fair opened today for its 12 day run and when I think of the fair I think of two things, politicians and food. This morning my alarm went off and what did I hear first? None other … Continue reading

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Former Twins outfielder Danny Walton passes away a age 70

Former Minnesota Twins player Danny Walton passed away on August 9, 2017 at the age of 70. Daniel James Walton was born in Los Angeles, California on July 14, 1947 and passed away on August 9, 2017 in Morgan, Utah. … Continue reading

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It was a bad beat, maybe one of the worst ever

Justin Upton flung the ball into the air and the bat out of his hands as his second walk-off homer of the year lifted the Detroit Tigers to a 12-11 win over Minnesota at Comerica Park last night. The home run … Continue reading

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Twins set to participate in fun Players Weekend

Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association are introducing the inaugural Players Weekend from August 25-27, when all players will wear colorful, non-traditional uniforms featuring alternate designs, and Twins players are excited for the chance to show off their … Continue reading

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Don Baylor Passes away at 68

Former American League MVP in 1979 and National League Manager of the Year Don Baylor has passed away at the age of 68 after a 14 year battle with multiple myeloma. Baylor graduated from Austin High School as one of the … Continue reading

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MLB news from back in 1967

 

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Twins longest 9 inning games

The Minnesota Twins and Detroit Tigers are used to playing long 9 inning games. The Twins have played 11 nine inning games of 239 minutes or longer and the Tigers have been the opponent on five occasions and to make … Continue reading

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Twins pick-off artist’s

It is obviously important for pitchers to keep base runners as close to the base as possible to prevent them from getting a good jump and stealing a base. What Twins pitchers were the best at this seemingly lost art? … Continue reading

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Some items from The New York Yankees 7/17/17 Game Notes

TWIN KILLING: The Yankees are 10-2 in their last 12 games vs. Minnesota and have won each of the last five series between the clubs…have won 10 consecutive season series vs. the Twins (since 2007) and have won or split 15 … Continue reading

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