Tag Archives: Elmer Valo

Minnesota Twins who have received Hall of Fame votes over the years

We all know about the Minnesota Twins players who have been enshrined in the MLB Hall of Fame and it is a great and rare honor to get voted in. Over the years a number of outstanding and I think … Continue reading

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Minnesota Twins who have served in the Military

Everyday is a good day to thank a Veteran for his service but Veterans Day is even more meaningful. With the national election behind us and a new President waiting his turn to sit in the Oval office we should … Continue reading

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These players were born in the 1920’s and yet played for the Twins

The Minnesota Twins started play in 1961 after leaving Washington D.C. where they were known as the Washington Senators. Even though Calvin Griffith’s team started playing in Met Stadium in 1961 the team had a player on the roster that … Continue reading

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The “Old Fart” Twins

With all the discussion since the season ended about what to do with free agent outfielder Torii Hunter I thought it might be interesting to see who some of the “old farts” were that put on a Minnesota Twins uniforms … Continue reading

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Elmer (Wall Crusher) Valo

March 31, 2011 – Elmer Valo played in 1,806 games in the major leagues between for the A’s, Phillies, Dodgers, Indians, Yankees, and the Senators/Twins between 1940 and 1961 sandwiched around his military service in 1944-1945. Oddly enough, while he was with … Continue reading

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