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Passionate out-of-state Twins fan from Toledo, Detroit and Chicago, now Nashville since 8 years old in 1964. Hooked on Twins by Spring Training game in 1964 at Tinker Field in Orlando. Talked to Calvin Griffith about signing Carew at Toledo Mud Hens game. Numerous Met, Metrodome and spring training jaunts to Orlando and Ft. Myers once. Avid table baseball player with the Sports Illustrated color coded charts in 1971 hooking me big time! Favorite Twins are Rod Carew, Tony Oliva and Lyman Bostock.

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A heavyweight name weighs in on Twins FO and organization

Frank Viola had a very interesting tweet this morning. In a recent thread, I intimated that I felt the manager and Falvey and Levine should be dismissed. I’ve vacillated on it but since then, the team and outlook seems even worse. I just found this tweet by Frank Viola, one of the Twins greatest pitchers ever to be a confirmation of what I’ve felt this year.  Does what Viola says surprise you? Does it carry weight with you? Do you agree? It rings far too true to me. The last sentence o

Twins Way to the Top via Excellent Pitching

I’d like to discuss the way I see forward for the Minnesota Twins to become a team ready for a deep playoff run or World Series victory. The focus will be on top quality pitching. I’ll use a couple of case studies of teams that had very deep and strong pitching and great success, those teams being the 1980 Baltimore Orioles and the 1972-1974 Oakland A’s. Then I’ll take a look at how the Twins can get to that level. First, how did I get to this point of believing pitching is more import
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