Nolan Ryan

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Is a Twins Perfect Game on the horizon?

    My top choice for the candidate to make it happen.

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2007

    Celebrating Strangers

    During today's exciting 4-1 Twins victory over the Indians, Burt Blyleven asked cohort Dick Bremer his opinion about Barry Bonds' breaking Hank Aaron's home-run record. "I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2007

    Over and Out...

    So the Minnesota Twins lost their third game in a row to the division leading Detroit Tigers. What now? 9 games out at this point, pretty much the same as last year. Unfortunately, the optimists' club is looking at one year ago, when the Twins were still 9 games behind the Tigers. Of course, they we ... More >>

  • News

    June 13, 2007

    The Art of Deception

    Johan Santana throws the trickiest pitch in baseball. Does he have a third Cy Young up his sleeve?

  • Columns

    December 13, 2006

    The Godfather of First and Fifth

    You can learn a lot about a city by standing in the same place for 25 years

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2005

    You can't spell "phenomenal" with "Nolan"

    That's who the Mariners' rookie starter channeled during his five-hit, 1-0 win over the Twins last night. The phenom in question is Felix Hernandez, a 19-year-old (yes, that's very young for major league pitcher) who was also making his home debut at Safeco Field in Seattle. And while the Twins offe ... More >>

  • Sports

    June 5, 2002

    News of the Weird

    The Twins' on-field dramas continue to stretch credibility

  • Sports

    August 19, 1998

    The Doctor Is in the Park

    Whenever there is a historic baseball moment--a 3,000th hit, a pitcher's 300th win--St. Paul's Seth Hawkins, a.k.a. Dr. Fan, is there to see it

  • News

    March 27, 1996

    No Asterisks, Please

    Handicapping the races in baseball's first full season since 1993.