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Article: Twins Extend Phil Hughes

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:22 AM
Mark Feinsand from the New York Daily News is reporting this morning that the Twins and Phil Hughes have agreed to a three-year contract...

Article: TB 8, MIN 6: Twins Swept on Gomez Walk-off Homer

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:29 PM
The Twins were haunted by a couple of their old friends this weekend. Denard Span wore out the Twins all weekend, and Carlos Gomez finish...

Article: Twins Minor League Report (4/22): Romero Strikes...

Twins Minor League Talk Yesterday, 11:16 PM
Weather has gotten in the way of at least one minor league game every Sunday this season. That trend continued this week with the Lookout...

Article: Puerto Rican Dream

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:00 PM
They say you should write your dreams down right when you wake up in order to remember them clearly. After returning from a dreamlike day...

Time to shuffle the deck

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:55 PM
This could be a very bad week. I'd like to see them shuffle the roster/batting order and bullpen.   Release Grossman. DFA Kinley and...

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Twins 101: The Day The Twins Were Greenlighted For Moving To Minnesota, Oct. 26, 1960

Posted by Michael (ClassicMNTwins) , 27 October 2016 · 15,501 views

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Twins 101: The Day The Twins Were Greenlighted For Moving To Minnesota, Oct. 26, 1960 From the safety of the walls of my study, book and Twins bobbleheads looking down on me in great thought, comes a new post, "It's Official: Senators Announce Move To Minnesota, Oct. 26, 1960." It gives a short glimpse into the intrigue and downright un-transparent (opaque?) nature of the pre-move behavior by Griffith and the American League in 1960.

It was a whole month before anyone ever used the word "Twins" in any context other than that involving Minneapolis and St. Paul. But that's a story for another time (and which is conveniently linked at the beginning of the above piece).


I hope you enjoy the read-centric nature of my latest, minor classic.

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Michael (ClassicMNTwins)
Oct 28 2016 08:08 AM

Apologies for missed grammar, sentence fragments in original post! Fixes hopefully made now.

 

Apparently, the late-night World Series and play off game end times have messed with my sleeping patterns, and thus the sharpness of any blog writings. A casualty am I of October baseball! :D