Originally posted on Brewers Bar  |  Last updated 5/23/13
Much has been said and written about Paul Molitor’s messy breakup with the Milwaukee Brewers back in the early 1990s, but the organization retired his No. 4 in 1999 and he remains a well-respected icon of the franchise to this day.  Of course, he’s been mostly affiliated with the Minnesota Twins for the last decade, the team with whom he played his last years in the big leagues as well as the team that represents his hometown of St. Paul.  Last offseason there was a big shakeup in the Twins’ coaching ranks.  Manager Ron Gardenhire and pitching coach Rick Anderson were retained, but a number of coaches were fired and new people brought in as Wisconsin-native GM Terry Ryan pivoted towards the future.  Interestingly, Molitor, who was a candidate for the Twins’ manager job when Tom Kelly retired more than a decade ago, did not receive an offer from the Twins organization at that time after many people thought he would be a great fit for Gardenhire’s coaching staff in 2013.  Molitor hims...
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