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Let`s bring back the `87 Twins

Posted by Doctor Gast , 22 November 2020 · 711 views

`87 twins
In 1986 the Twins had one of the worst records in baseball (71-91) but in 1987 the Twins turned it around, becoming a Cinderella story that won the World Series. A story which inspired movies. 1986 team was basically the same team as the 1987 w/ players Kirby Puckett, Kent Hrbek, Gary Gaetti, Frank Viola, Bert Byleven, Tom Brunaski, Roy Smalley, to name a few. So what changed? They brought back the pin-stripes & added the M insignia. The change was a immediate success & continued w/ success for years, winning another WS, AL Championship, many perennial Divisional Championships & PS wins. The M insignia was dropped in 2010 from home games & was retired completely in 2014. Twins haven`t won a PS game since & not even qualifying very often.

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I know you are probably saying this guy is nuts, super-superstitious or believe in luck.
I assure you I am none of the above. But I do believe that if something works don`t fix it. I don`t care if I can`t explain it or people think the baby blues w/ TC insignia are cute. I say we bring back the pinstripes & M insignia & get the monkey off our back AGAIN

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Nov 23 2020 08:24 AM
Exclusively use the TC symbol and TWINS as the only Twins insignia. Font being back the M. We are NOT the Mariners.
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Nov 23 2020 08:53 PM


Exclusively use the TC symbol and TWINS as the only Twins insignia. Font being back the M. We are NOT the Mariners.

Concur.  I’ve kept my M cap only because I associate it with the 1987 and 1991 teams, but I only wear my TC cap.  Agree about the uniforms, though.

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Doctor Gast
Yesterday, 05:24 AM


Exclusively use the TC symbol and TWINS as the only Twins insignia. Font being back the M. We are NOT the Mariners.

Very true were not the Marininers, our M doesn`t stand for Mariners or Minneapolis it stands for Minnesota. Many teams share the same letters, my intention is not for us to imitate them. My intention is for us to aspire to regain our PS prowess, much like the Yankees. When they hit a slump they reach back to the Ruth/ Gehrig & Mantle/ Maris eras. I`d like to bring back the winning attitude that we had while wearing this uniform.

I`m not pushing to abolish The TC insignia, maybe bring back the pinstripes & M insignia for the PS.