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Game Thread: Scoreboard Watching, 9/24/2020 at 5:10 PM CDT

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:10 PM
Please pardon me for this highly unusual thread, but we live in highly unusual times...   Fire up your MLB.TV machines and join me f...

Relevant magic numbers with tiebreakers accounted for

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:10 PM
After the games of 9/22:   TB over Min: 2 CWS over Min: 4 Oak over Min: 5 Min over Cle: 2 Min over NYY: 4

Fun With Numbers - 2020 Season

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:41 AM
I’m glad to see Ex-Twins in 2020 thread is back up and running. This is also one of my favorite threads over the last 5 years. The Twins...

Post Season Rotation

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:10 PM
Listened to Gleeman&Geek podcast. They agreed on Maeda, Berrios & Pineda as the 1st round rotation I'm fine with that. My questio...

Twins developed starting pitching history since Bert

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 12:15 PM
Using my Cards as an example: The only major miss of the Cards trading young developed starters since trading both Jerry Reuss and Steve...


10 years since the death of Kirby Puckett

Posted by Lee-The-Twins-Fan , 29 February 2016 · 1,383 views

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Sunday will be the 10th anniversary of the death of Kirby Puckett, one of the most beloved Twins of all time.

I just thought it would be nice to offer some memories of Puckett as a Twin – from his infectious smile to his game-winning 1991 World Series Game 6 home run.

What's your favorite memory of Kirby Puckett?

  • Paul Pleiss likes this

There were a lot of great memories on the field, but maybe it was my one and only close encounter- up in the warehouse district after a win- I think he hit one that night- and Kirby at the next table scarfing plate after plate of wings.  I gave him a fist bump with his non-wing hand, in my Summit-fueled haze.  "You want one man?" he said.  "Naw, Kirby," says I, "sluggers get all the wings, I'm just a banjo hitter."  He laughed that laugh, and I'd had my moment.  

    • Oldgoat_MN likes this
Mar 01 2016 04:09 PM

Nice story.