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Eddie Guardado’s cult of personality

Eddie Guardado was inducted into the Twins Hall of Fame Friday night, and his career serves as an excellent lesson on numerous levels. What lessons might they be, exactly? 1) My dad cannot pronounce a name if it has more than 2 syllables. If Eddie’s give name was Eduardo, he would have been in a lot of trouble. 2) Anyone can be a closer. Guardado was an abomination of a starter...
Via The Rhino and Compass
June 16, 2013  |  Discuss

'Everyday Eddie' touched by Twins Hall of Fame honor

MINNEAPOLIS -- When Eddie Guardado made his way from the Metrodome bullpen to the pitcher's mound to save a game in 2001, a song blared from the loudspeakers that Guardado didn't recognize. As it turns out, the song was "Thunderstruck" by ACDC, and it pumped Guardado up enough to where he kept the song as his ninth-inning ballad for the rest of his time in Minnesota...
Via Fox Sports North
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Eddie Guardado Talks Little League Baseball with

By David Saltzer, Senior Writer --  It takes a lot to make a successful Little League baseball season. It starts with the dedication from the people who organize the league, includes all the hard work from the coaches who run the teams, and ends with all the hours donated by the parents who make it all happen (especially the team moms!). It's a labor of...
Via Angelswin
February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

'Everyday Eddie' chosen for Twins HOF

MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame has two new members. Former Twins closer Eddie Guardado and former Director of Public Relations Tom Mee will become the 25th and 26th members of the Twins' Hall of Fame. The duo will be inducted during a pregame ceremony on June 14 at Target Field. Guardado, better known as "Everyday Eddie," spent 17 seasons in the majors...
Via Fox Sports North
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Souhan: Eddie focuses on supporting his family

Eddie Guardado is back with his old team this spring, but his regular gig is as a father to three children.
Via Star Tribune
February 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Guardado in Twins camp as instructor

The Twins have a familiar face back at the club's Spring Training facility, as former closer Eddie Guardado is serving as a special instructor for the pitchers in big league camp.
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Current and former baseball stars raise money for Autism

TUSTIN, CAIn baseball, billions of dollars are generated because of numbers. Statistics make the sports world go 'round. Especially baseball, where some numbers are almost sacred. Home runs, batting averages, wins, losses, ERA, WHIP, OPSthey all define the very essence of the game, right down to the number of hot dogs sold at a stadium. Good numbers mean lots of profit for...
Via Fox Sports West
January 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Stars “Strike Out” At Bowling Tournament Benefiting Children With Autism

Tustin, CA January 29, 2012 – ACT Today! (Autism Care and Treatment Today!) and The Eddie Guardado Foundation (EGF), two national non-profit organizations based in Southern California, held a STARS & STRIKES Celebrity Bowling Tournament on Sunday, January 29, 2012 at the Bowlmor Lanes located at 2405 Park Lane in Tustin, California. The event benefiting children with autism...
Via Angelswin
January 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins name 25 -- yes, 25 -- spring training invitees

Eddie Guardado and Jim Kaat will be in camp as instructors.
Via Star Tribune
January 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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