Torii Hunter is returning to the Minnesota Twins. It prompts the question, who are some of the more famous athletes to get their start with an organization, leave for greener pastures but eventually return to where it all began?
“T.C. the Bear” was recently unveiled as the newest bronze statue at Target Field ahead of the MLB All-Star Game in July. It led us to ponder, what Twins great deserves to have a bronze statue at the ballpark?
It was 1973, and Bert Blyleven was just 22 years old. He was supposed to pitch the fourth inning but ended up pitching in the third because Catfish Hunter got hurt in the first.
Former Minnesota manager Tom Kelly and Twins Hall of Famer Bert Blyleven have been picked to manage in the All-Star Futures game at Target Field on July 13. Kelly led the Twins to World Series titles in 1987 and 1991.
Jim Thome’s pursuit of 600 career home runs stamps him as a fellow Hall of Famer, according to Bert Blyleven and Roberto Alomar.
Twins fans got a pretty big surprise at Monday’s game, and WCCO-TV was in on the secret.
New Hall of Famer Bert Blyleven has been honored by the Texas Rangers, one of his former teams.
Bert Blyleven has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, and the first Dutch-born player to be enshrined thanked his late father and his 85-year-old mother for the drive and determination he needed to succeed.
The Minnesota Twins have pushed back the start time for Sunday’s game against the Detroit Tigers to 3:10 p.m. to accommodate Bert Blyleven’s Hall of Fame induction speech.
It’s the as much as a part of the Minnesota Twins television broadcasts as the home run call. Fans from around the region, bringing their signs, begging “Circle Me Bert!” But how does Twins announcer Bert Blyleven decide who he’s going to circle?
Number 28 is getting 86’d in honor of one of the Minnesota Twins’ most respected players.
Ron Coomer was in the FSN booth providing analysis of Francisco Liriano’s no hitter for the Twins in Chicago
Hall of Famer Bert Blyleven will be the sixth player in Twins history to have his jersey number retired, the team announced late Thursday.
During two separate stints as a member of the Minnesota Twins, Bert Blyleven gave fans plenty to cheer about. And on a cold, January day he’s giving them one more reason to cheer.
The votes have been counted and Bert Blyleven is now bound for Cooperstown.
Unless the voters throw a real curve, Bert Blyleven should be a shoo-in for the Hall of Fame. Same for Roberto Alomar.