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Today in Tribe History: January 8, 1991

Gaylord Perry, the Cleveland Indians’ first Cy Young Award winning pitcher, is elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Perry will be joined in induction by a fellow 300-game winner, Ferguson Jenkins, and a member of the 3,000-hit club, Rod Carew. Perry spent ten seasons with the San Francisco Giants before he was traded to Cleveland in November of 1971 with Frank Duffy for...
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January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins Tuesday: Hicks regains swagger at plate courtesy tips from Carew

MINNEAPOLIS -- Twins outfielder Aaron Hicks was determined to give up on switch-hitting for good and focus only on batting from the right side of the plate, but Rod Carew eventually talked him out of it. When a Hall of Famer with 3,053 career hits talks, young players would be wise to listen. That's exactly what Hicks did during his time in the minor leagues, as he returned to switch...
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September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins legends to throw ceremonial first pitches for All-Star festivities

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins were hoping to do everything they could to showcase the baseball history their state has to offer during this week's All-Star festivities. The roster of ceremonial first pitches for Monday and Tuesday should help with that. Major League Baseball announced Sunday that a quartet of St. Paul natives will throw out a ceremonial pitch before the Home...
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July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins have rich history in batting champions with Oliva, Carew, Mauer

  We go in-depth and in the cage with Twins greats Rod Carew, Tony Oliva and Joe Mauer.  These three have combined for 32 All-Star Game Appearances and 13 Batting Titles. They discuss the differences and similarities to their games and we go inside the cage for a lesson in the Art of Hitting. The special debuts Wednesday, July 9 at 7:30 p.m. on FOX Sports North Since the Washington...
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July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History–May 4, 1975

1975: The Royals held a 3-0 lead after a half-inning, but could not score again and dropped a 6-3 loss to the Twins at Metropolitan Stadium in Minneapolis. Vic Albury retired Freddie Patek to start the game, but Amos Otis doubled. John Mayberry struck out, but Hal McRae’s ground ball was misplayed by Twins third baseman Eric Soderholm. Otis scored and McRae wound up on second...
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May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins, Yankees to play two exhibition games in Panama

Major League Baseball announced on Thursday morning that a two-game Grapefruit League series between the New York Yankees and Miami Marlins will mark the return of MLB to Panama for the first time since 1947. The ''Legend Series,'' to be played March 15-16 at Panama City's Rod Carew Stadium, will honor the legacy of Yankees closer Mariano Rivera. Riviera finished with the most career...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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