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A quick bit about some books I have about the Minnesota Twins
COOL OF THE EVENING by Joe Thielman– The story of the 1965 Twins, as they win the American League Pennant and face the Dodgers in the world series. Harmon Killebrew, Bob Allison, Tony Oliva, Jim Kaat, Earl Battey, and more led by manager Sam Mele. It’s an easy read for any baseball fan.

E-6 by Danny Thompson with Bob Fowler- The story of Danny Thompson, shortstop for the Twins who has a few good years with the Twins in the 1970s. He contracts leukemia and dies in 1976. This is a very personal story that gives the reader a good look inside the hearts of team mates as they deal with the news of Danny’s disease.

SEASON OF DREAMS by Tom Kelly and Ted Robinson– All about the Twins and their amazing 1991 season. They finished last in 1990, and now here they are, on top of their division, win the playoffs, and then take on the Atlanta Braves in one of the best World Series ever, culminating in a 1-0 win by the Twins and pitcher Jack Morris in the tenth inning of the seventh game. This series also gave us the famous line “And we’ll see you tomorrow night” upon the home run by Kirby Puckett to end game 6.

HELLO, EVERYBODY by Herb Carneal with Stan Thornley – This is the life of Twins announcer Herb Carneal, who sat in the radio booth as the voice of the Twins for decades. He is in the Baseball Hall of Fame for his work with the Twins and is also in the National Baseball Hall of Fame broadcaster section.

 

 

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