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VOTE NOW: Team captain nominations

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:54 AM
Surprised to discover that the Twins have not had a team captain since Harmon Killebrew. Leadership counts when a club is playing for the...

Front Page: Twins Game Recap (9/15): Bad Defense Costs Tw...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:29 AM
The Twins lost the series finale to the Indians 7-5 after taking both games of the doubleheader the day before. Leaving Cleveland with a...

"Resting" players

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:27 AM
Next year, I hope Rocco (and the front office) recognizes the futility of "resting" players during the regular season. Rocco has given pl...

Front Page: Week in Review: Weathering the Storm

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:16 AM
The Minnesota Twins battled through a severely shorthanded series against Washington, then dealt with a decidedly inconvenient rainout on...

Front Page: Who is the Twins Team MVP?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:04 AM
2019 has been a bit of a Hollywood season for the Minnesota Twins. After finishing 2018 with a record below .500, and losing a player who...

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SABR 19th Century Baseball Symposium Comes to Minneapolis

Posted by Sarah , 31 August 2019 · 597 views

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SABR 19th Century Baseball Symposium Comes to Minneapolis When did baseball take hold in counties across Minnesota? What ballpark was located near the present day site of Target Field in 1800’s Minneapolis? If you’re a fan of baseball history, the Halsey Hall Chapter of the Society for American Baseball Research invites you to join us for the 19th Century Baseball Interdisciplinary Symposium, held this year on...


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New Museum at CHS Field Highlights St. Paul Baseball History

Posted by Sarah , 17 June 2019 · 1,063 views

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New Museum at CHS Field Highlights St. Paul Baseball History The state of hockey has met the city of baseball. This spring at CHS Field, home of the St. Paul Saints, heralded the opening of a new museum devoted to the history of the great American game in the capital city. In a 2,000 square foot space tucked down the left field line and free to ticket holders during Saints games, fans can learn about the memorable...


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Life at the College World Series

Posted by Sarah , 25 May 2018 · 919 views

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Life at the College World Series Will this be the year the Gophers make it to the College World Series? Currently ranked #11 in the country, they will start regionals next week. Last summer, I had the opportunity to travel to Omaha for the first time to attend the College World Series. I know I’m getting close to college baseball’s epicenter when I tune in AM 1620 The Zone and hear the b...


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Minnesota premiere of "Legends of the Road" highlights baseball's history

Posted by Sarah , 15 October 2017 · 1,558 views

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Minnesota premiere of "Legends of the Road" highlights baseball's history “Sure, we knew about racism – met it every day. But we loved playing ball and that field wasn’t black or white, just beautiful green grass. It treated everybody the same.” Negro Leaguer Joe Scott

As one of the official reviewers for the Twin Cities Film Fest, I am provided with advance screeners for many of the movies selected to be shown at the annual O...


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Live From CHS Field...It's A World Premiere

Posted by Sarah , 09 March 2017 · 1,420 views

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Live From CHS Field...It's A World Premiere In what may be the only time I’m ever in the men’s restroom at CHS Field, I took in the world premiere of “Safe at Home” last night, Mixed Blood Theatre’s new show about baseball, race and immigration. The story takes place prior to game seven of the World Series and centers on whether a Dominican pitcher scheduled to start the biggest game of his career...


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Go "Behind the Voice" with Sean Aronson

Posted by Sarah , 09 December 2016 · 1,925 views

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Go "Behind the Voice" with Sean Aronson “Babies for everyone!” was one of St. Paul Saints broadcaster Sean Aronson’s more memorable calls during the 2016 season. (It referred to a hitting tear Saints third baseman Nate Hanson went on after returning to the lineup following the birth of his child.) Throughout the year, sports fans let a few dulcet toned folks into their lives on a daily basis to...


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They Played for the Love of the Game

Posted by Sarah , 02 June 2016 · 1,603 views

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They Played for the Love of the Game More than 100 years ago Minnesota was home to one of the best baseball teams in the country. The St. Paul Colored Gophers, who in 1909 beat the Chicago-based Leland Giants for the title of “Blackball World Champions,” are just one of the teams highlighted in the new book “They Played for the Love of the Game: Untold Stories of Black Baseball in Minnesota”...


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A Glimpse Into the Life of an Official Scorer

Posted by Sarah , 17 May 2016 · 4,801 views

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A Glimpse Into the Life of an Official Scorer “How is that a hit?” Most baseball fans have said this after the scoreboard flashes the result on a sharp grounder or botched fly ball. The person in charge of making these hit/error determinations is the official scorer, often an anonymous recorder of stats until their judgment puts them in the spotlight. Recently I had a chance to shadow Stew Thornley,...


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Baseball Stats Galore - Join SABR on May 16 for Free Talk

Posted by Sarah , 01 May 2016 · 931 views

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Baseball Stats Galore - Join SABR on May 16 for Free Talk “I know that guy had an extra RBI in 1954.” Minnesotan Hans van Slooten gets these inquiries daily as the primary developer for Baseball-Reference.com. The Halsey Hall chapter of the Society for American Baseball Research invites you to join us at the Roseville Library on Monday, May 16 as we welcome Hans to give a presentation on this popular site that h...


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The "other" spring training

Posted by Sarah , 15 March 2015 · 1,221 views

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I visited Arizona last weekend and since most of you will be posting about Florida I thought I’d add my thoughts about the “other” spring training. Arizona is nice because all of the teams are within about 20 minutes of Phoenix and if you fly out of MSP you have a few options on airlines. The main thing I didn’t like about the Phoenix area is that you wil...