If Roy Acuff hadn't been born on this day 1903 in Maynardville, Tennessee, third of Ida Carr and Simon E. Neill Acuff's five children, Tennessee might not be the hillbilly capital of the world today.
Least, if you ask former Tennessee Governor Prentice Cooper, that might be so. Not that you ... More >>
Jim Thome hit a pair of home runs to propel him into the magical 600 home run club, and is assured a place in baseball's Hall of Fame (albeit wearing a Cleveland Indians cap.) The blasts came in the sixth and seventh innings, and capped what might just be the craziest day the Twins have had all s ... More >>
Yes, the Twins have lost ten in a row to the first-place Detroit Tigers, dating back to last season. Numero ten came last night against perhaps the AL's best pitcher, Justin Verlander, who struck out nine Twins with his freaking 97-100 mph fastballs. Among other pitches.
The Twins have to play t ... More >>
Target Field gates will open at 6 p.m. tonight for the 7:10 p.m. Harmon Killebrew memorial service. Admission is free, ballpark concessions will be open, and seating will be general admission, so come on downtown and pay your final respects to the late Twins great.
And wear your No. 3 shirt, ... More >>
Watch some legends swing for the fences.While mourning the loss of Twins legend Harmon Killebrew today, we came across some classic Home Run Derby video clips from 1960 in which "Killer" Killebrew took on some of the biggest sluggers of the day, including Willie Mays, Mickey Mantle and others ... More >>
Blyleven's official websiteThis is Blyleven's 14th time on the ballot.Welcome to Cooperstown, Bert Blyleven.
The former Twins pitcher was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame today by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. He needed 75 percent of the vote to make it, and received just a h ... More >>
TwitPicBert Blyleven, looking good.Bert Blyleven looked pretty good in his Twins ball cap for all those years he was was notching strikeouts and shutouts. But we have to admit, the new head gear from the Baseball Hall of Fame suits him pretty well.
In case you missed it, he'll be officially ... More >>