By David Dorsey
Special to FOXSportsNorth.com
FORT MYERS, Fla. Two men who have had a history with the Minnesota Twins, but never together, have been united this season for a common cause.
Tom Brunansky, 52, played outfield for the Twins from 1982-88, helping Minnesota to the 1987 World Series title. Just three years removed from being the hitting coach for the Gulf Coast rookie league Twins, Brunansky has been hired as Minnesota's hitting coach.
Terry Steinbach, who will turns 51 on March 2, graduated from New Ulm (Minn.) High School before playing for the Oakland A's from 1986-96. Steinbach then capped his playing career as a catcher for the Twins from 1997-99. He has returned to the franchise, this time as the bench coach and catching coordinator.
Following back-to-back losing seasons in which the Twins finished with a combined 129-195 record, general manager Terry Ryan, entering the second year of his second stint in that role, decided the time had arrived for a coaching st...