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2014/07/19 22:47
2014/07/19 22:47
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Baseball fans are almost programmed to not like managers. They take pitchers out too soon, or they leave them in too long. They don’t know how to construct lineups, and they sometimes forget when to...
2014/07/19 22:47
2014/07/19 22:47
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2014/07/16 18:53
2014/07/16 18:53
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All day Tuesday, Times readers were asked to vote in a series of polls to select the greatest players at each position in baseball history. Readers were able to vote for three people at each position...
2014/07/16 04:12
2014/07/16 04:12
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Among players to debut since 1970, only Cal Ripken Jr. went to more All-Star Games than Tony Gwynn’s 15. Yet MLB chose not to honor the departed Hall of Famer during Tuesday’s contest at Target...
2014/07/16 03:43
2014/07/16 03:43
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MINNESOTA -- You can help decide the Ted Williams Most Valuable Player presented by Chevrolet during the 85th All-Star Game at Target Field by voting right now, and here are some fun facts about this...
2014/07/15 20:48
2014/07/15 20:48
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Lou Gehrig’s autographed baseball glove sold for $287,500 at Tuesday’s MLB All-Star FanFest auction. The glove was given by Gehrig to Howard Brost Henderson of Bronxville, N.Y. in the mid...
2014/07/15 19:13
2014/07/15 19:13
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MINNEAPOLIS – The most remarkable and wonderful part about the Pat Neshek story is that it isn’t one story. It is 10 different stories going over top of each other like different children’s hands...
2014/07/15 13:32
2014/07/15 13:32
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Despaigne, 28, had been playing in the Mexican League earlier this year (also approved by Cuba), but he was hit with a lifetime ban from the league after it was discovered that he was playing with a...
2014/07/15 09:43
2014/07/15 09:43
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... seems to be the theme of the Major League Baseball All-Star Game experience in the Twin Cities. After we finally build a gorgeous outdoor ballpark, we land the Home Run Derby during a record...
2014/07/14 18:43
2014/07/14 18:43
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Just in time for Tuesday’s All-Star Game, short segments of two streets in downtown Minneapolis near Target Field now commerate Twins legends Kirby Puckett and Rod Carew. The stretch of 7th Street...
2014/07/14 16:39
2014/07/14 16:39
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There will always be baseball players coming from Cuba. It's a small country, a touch bigger than the Dominican Republic in terms of population, but nowhere near the size of Venezuela, let alone...
2014/07/13 23:43
2014/07/13 23:43
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Tuesday’s All-Star Game will be the third played in the Twin Cities since major league baseball arrived in 1961. Oddly enough, the 1965 and 1985 games were mostly about the games themselves, back when...
2014/07/13 19:22
2014/07/13 19:22
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Updated: 07/13/2014 2:02 PM Created: 07/09/2014 2:42 PM KSTP.com By: Megan Matthews Festivities leading up to the 2014 All-Star Game are in full swing. There are a lot of other events to enjoy in...
2014/07/13 03:43
2014/07/13 03:43
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Tom Kelly was in his second full season as the Twins manager and a month short of his 38th birthday when he managed the American League in the 1988 All-Star Game. Kelly was so worked up over the...
2014/07/11 03:43
2014/07/11 03:43
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Justin Morneau never played in a playoff game at Target Field, and he spent his last 3½ seasons as a Twin trying to overcome the concussion that interrupted his reign as one of baseball’s best...
2014/07/10 22:16
2014/07/10 22:16
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It was a coincidence that in the "Year of the Pitcher," Major League Baseball held its All-Star Game at the "Home of the Deep Fly Ball Out." An unfortunate coincidence. The result? The only 1-0...
2014/07/10 19:13
2014/07/10 19:13
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NEXT VIDEO When people think of Minnesota, they generally think of snow, cold, winter, Prince (not the Fielder type), mosquitoes, snow, ice, Garrison Keillor, snow, cold, Bob Dylan, hockey, snow,...
2014/07/10 13:32
2014/07/10 13:32
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By the summer of 1985, the baseball-loving people of Minnesota had completely fallen for their Twins, even though the franchise rarely gave them a compelling reason. The team hadn’t finished a season...
2014/07/07 22:22
2014/07/07 22:22
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Updated: 07/07/2014 4:25 PM Created: 07/07/2014 3:19 PM KSTP.com By: Lauren Beukelman A 1935 Lou Gehrig autographed first baseman's mitt will be auctioned at the 2014 All-Star Fanfest Tuesday, July...
2014/07/06 04:04
2014/07/06 04:04
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Before we start, I have a confession to make. My baseball trivia quizzes are too hard. Even I think they’re brutal. I went back through last year’s quiz the other day and couldn’t get more than half...
2014/07/05 01:25
2014/07/05 01:25
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MINNEAPOLIS -- As fans make their way into Target Field, they enter through gates named after Twins legends. There's left-field gate No. 6, named after Tony Oliva, center-field gate No. 3, honoring...
2014/07/19 22:47
2014/07/19 22:47
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