Tag Archives: Brooks Robinson

The Twins all-opponent team third baseman

Third Base – Wade Boggs is my pick today but when you have to choose among players like Brooks Robinson, George Brett, Sal Bando, Graig Nettles, Buddy Bell, Doug DeCinces, Carney Lansford, Adrian Beltre, and Josh Donaldson it is no … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Cimino

One player debuted in the big leagues as a Minnesota Twin on September 22.   Pete Cimino (P) – September 22, 1965 – Signed by the Washington Senators as an amateur free agent in 1960. The Twins had a 5-2 lead … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Ardoin, Gebhard, Merritt & Bartlett

I got a little busy with some other activities yesterday and didn’t get the August 2 debuts out here so today we will do August 2 & 3.   Danny Ardoin (C) – August 2, 2000 – Traded by the Oakland … Continue reading

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The 1967 AL pennant race – Part 5 – Walter Bond and Bratwurst on the menu at Met Stadium

Part time outfielder and first baseman Walt Bond played in just 10 games for Minnesota and he was never a star but he had an interesting history. Although his time in Minnesota may have been short, he still should be … Continue reading

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Dean Chance passes away at the age of 74

It has been reported that Dean Chance died of a heart attack at the age of 74 yesterday in his hometown of Wooster, Ohio. Chance was born in Wooster on June 1, 1941 and went on to attend Northwestern High … Continue reading

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It’s almost that time

The weather was great again yesterday albeit a little windy when I stopped out at Hammond Stadium yesterday to see what was going on with the Twins. The Twins semi with all the baseball supplies arrived yesterday and there was no … Continue reading

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