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Former Twin Oliva partaking in third Minnesota All-Star Game

There he was, a 25-year-old rookie, standing among some of the best to ever play the game. Willie Mays. Roberto Clemente. Mickey Mantle. Harmon Killebrew. Hank Aaron. Somehow, some way, Tony Oliva wedged his way into that elite group. His numbers more than validated his selection to the 1964 All-Star Game, but the Cuba native and Twins outfielder still couldn't believe he was...
Via Fox Sports North
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Harmon Killebrew to be Featured on a Postage Stamp?

Nearly three years after his death, Harmon Killebrew is still being remembered. “No individual has ever meant more to the Minnesota Twins organization and millions of fans across Twins Territory than Harmon Killebrew,” Twins team president Dave St. Peter said following Killebrew’s death in May 2011.  ”Harmon will long be remembered as one of the most prolific home run hitters...
Via Hall of Very Good
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins curator Doepner is truly one of a kind

MINNEAPOLIS As Clyde Doepner walked past the Minnesota Twins' clubhouse Tuesday at Target Field, he was introduced to a group of children taking a tour of the park while the team was out of town. "I want your job," yelled one of the kids. Doepner's desirable job? He is the official curator of the Twins, and he joked that the kid outside the clubhouse can'...
Via Fox Sports North
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Organist Nelson has become Twins institution

MINNEAPOLIS This is more than just a musical instrument. Perched high above the infield at Target Field, just a shade toward third base, Sue Nelson's organ is tucked among the red- and blue-clad bodies. Yes, it's the property of the Twins but in name only. The instrument still somehow belongs to Nelson. It's covered in Crayola-colored drawings she's been given...
Via Fox Sports North
June 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Impact of Harmon Killebrew stretched beyond diamond

Perhaps the greatest compliment you can pay Hall of Fame slugger Harmon Killebrew is to simply state he was a baseball player. He wasn't necessarily flashy, though his majestic home runs were a thing of beauty. But the 6-foot, 195-pound Killebrew, who didn't fit the physical mode that we've come to expect from baseball players in today's game, was the type of player...
Via NESN.com
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Another ex-Twins player to be cast in bronze

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Twins plan to add another bronze statue of a former player outside Target Field next year. Twins spokesman Kevin Smith says the player has yet to be publicly identified. He would join statues of Harmon Killebrew, Kirby Puckett, Rod Carew, Tony Oliva and the late Twins owner Carl Pohlad and his wife Eloise. Smith says the Twins hope to unveil the...
Via Fox Sports North
November 18, 2011  |  Discuss
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