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This Week in Baseball Season One Recaps: Episode 8


TWIB looks back All Star Games past, plus all the action from the '77 Midsummer Classic, and Nolan Ryan's diva behavior will not be tolerated.

Heaven announces outfield fences to be moved back.


Latest in my series of posts to remember recently passed baseball greats. Today is about Harmon "Killer" Killebrew, who received his final call up last week. When examining history's great...

Chicago Soccer Smolderings 5/18 - Corben Bone and Daniel Paladini Profiles Lead-Off


Fully aware that Nery Castillo's option was declined. That isn't surprising news so the lead-off today in the Smolderings is profiles on the currently starting central midfielders: Corben Bone and...

Harmon Killebrew Passes Away


Twins legend and Minnesota sports icon Harmon Killebrew has lost his battle with esophageal cancer. He passed away at his home in Scottsdale, Arizona this morning at the age of 74. Sincere condolences to the friends and family of Harmon Killebrew.

Joe Pos: "The Gentleman Called Killer"


Another excellent piece from Joe Posnanski about Harmon Killebrew's early years and his not-so-gradual change into being one of the game's best.

Twins Will Wear Throwbacks For Home Games To Honor Harmon Killebrew


Minnesota Twins legend Harmon Killebrew entered Hospice care on Friday, and as a tribute from the current Twins players, the team will wear throwback jerseys from the 1961 season for the rest of...

Twins Hang Legend Harmon Killebrew's Jersey In Dugout For Friday's Game


The Minnesota Twins hung Harmon Killebrew's jersey in the dugout for Friday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays.

Get Well, Harmon Blog


MLB Pro Blog and the MN Twins have set up a guestbook so you can send Harmon Killebrew your well wishes. You can also snail-mail him at: Harmon Killebrew Minnesota Twins 1 Twins Way Minneapolis, MN 55403

Twins Great Harmon Killebrew Diagnosed With Esophageal Cancer


Harmon Killebrew, one of the Twins' all-time greats and one of the greatest sluggers in Major League Baseball history, has been diagnosed with esophageal cancer. Please keep him and his family in...

Today in Sports History: June 3rd

(The home plate umpires inspect Sammy Sosa's corked bat) 6/03/1888 - Casey at the Bat The San Francisco Examiner publishes a poem written by Ernest Thayer titled "Casey at the Bat." The famous...

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