Tag Archives: Jim Lemon

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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Looking back to the spring of 1961

When I was growing up on the Minnesota side of the St. Croix River about 70 miles north of the Twin Cities and just starting to follow baseball in the late 1950’s we had no TV at home so my … Continue reading

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Remembering 1965 – Part 21 – Meet the Manager, Coaches & Players from 1965

The 1965 Minnesota Twins had 35 different players suit up and play ball wearing a Twins logo across their chest against the nine other members of the American league. Their manager, Sam Mele had four coaches at his disposal to … Continue reading

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Remembering 1965 – Part 19 – 50th anniversary celebration pictures and video

The Minnesota Twins hosted a 59th anniversary celebration on July 31 and August 1 for the 1965 American League champions. On July 31st the organization put on a “Championship Breakfast” that was attended by about 250 Twins fans and 11 … Continue reading

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Twins opening day tidbits

March 31, 2011 – I thought that it would be fun to look over the Twins 50 year history of Opening Days and see who has started the most games at each position. Through their first fifty years, the Twins … Continue reading

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STRIKE THREE!

March 4, 2010 – The Minnesota Twins preach putting the bat on the ball and getting it in play because you never know what can happen next, but the Twins have had a number of players over the years that have … Continue reading

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Cuddyer first Twin to homer twice in an inning

August 24, 2009 – Michael Cuddyer hit a pair of home runs during an eight-run seventh inning for the Twins in their 10-3 win at Kansas City last night. Cuddyer is the only player to homer twice in an inning for Minnesota … Continue reading

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The Twins first game – April 11, 1961

April 11, 2009 – The Twins played their first game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on April 11, 1961 in front of 14,607 fans on a nice 50 degree day. The Yankees were coming off another World Series … Continue reading

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The Twins Third Manager – Cal Ermer

February 6, 2009 – Calvin Coolidge Ermer was born on November 10, 1923 in Baltimore, Maryland and was known as much for his ability to play soccer as baseball. For seven years, he coached the College of Baltimore’s soccer team in … Continue reading

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