Rod Carew To Throw Out First Pitch At Twins Home OpenerThe Minnesota Twins announced their plans for the 2016 home opener Thursday, and among them is to have Rod Carew throw out the ceremonial first pitch.
Rod Carew Embracing Life, Teaching Role With TwinsIt's not just players and fans who are excited to be there. WCCO's Mark Rosen is in Florida and got the chance to talk with Rod Carew, an all-time Twins great and now a Spring Training instructor with the team.
Rod Carew 'Touched' By Twins' Spring Training TributeHall of Famer Rod Carew has reached his goal of attending the Minnesota Twins first full day of spring training, five months after a massive heart attack. He couldn't have been more touched by what he saw when he walked into the clubhouse.
Twins Blog: Rod Carew Speaks From The HeartTwinsFest is usually a chance for fans and players get excited about the upcoming season. But for one Hall of Fame player, he was simply thankful to just be there.
Carew Makes Triumphant TwinsFest Appearance After Massive Heart AttackRod Carew is about four months removed from a massive heart attack that nearly killed him. The 70-year-old Hall of Fame infielder has to carry a battery-powered device with him everywhere he goes to keep his heart on track.
Aguilera, Hawkins, Hunter To Guest Coach For Twins In SpringThe Twins will have three new guest instructors at spring training, former players Rick Aguilera, LaTroy Hawkins and Torii Hunter. General manager Terry Ryan said Friday that Hawkins will arrive when camp opens Feb. 21, Hunter will start Feb. 26.
Doctors Clear Rod Carew To Attend TwinsFest Next WeekendThe Minnesota Twins say Hall of Famer Rod Carew is healthy enough to attend the team's annual fan festival next weekend.
Former Twin Rod Carew, Hall Of Famer, Hoping For Heart TransplantHall of Famer Rod Carew is hoping to qualify for a heart transplant after a massive heart attack two months ago. The 70-year-old Carew tells Sports Illustrated he was stricken while golfing alone in Corona, California, on Sept. 20.
Commemorative Streets For Twins' HOFers Get New LocationThe Minnesota Twins and the city of Minneapolis found new locations for the two streets commemorating the Twins' Hall of Famers, Kirby Puckett and Rod Carew. Kirby Puckett Place and Rod Carew Drive will be relocated next to Target Field.
Dedications This Week For 2 MLB All-Star ProjectsAs part of the Twin Cities' MLB All-Star Game festivities, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board and the Minnesota Twins are celebrating the dedication of two projects. One is an expansion and improvement of the youth baseball field in Northeast Park.
Top 5 Options For The Next Target Field Bronze Statue"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?
Bert Blyleven, Rod Carew Share All-Star Game Memories 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.