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The Naming of The Twins: Nov. 26, 1960

On this day 54 years ago, Calvin Griffith announced his decision to name the new Minnesota franchise that was relocating to the Minneapo...

Friday, June 11, 2010

Twins Memorabilia Gone Wild - Lock Up Your Trophy Cases, Clyde Doepner Might Be Lurking...


Clyde Doepner truly deserves the status as "Number 1 Twins Fan." Really, who else has been around since day one in 1961, who possesses such a grasp of Twins history and its personalities? Huh? Sure wouldn't be me, I'm too gold dang young!

Incredible collection, incredibly nice, normal-seeming guy, incredibly wonderful and understanding wife to let him go totally hog/Twins wild with all those collectibles. Faced with the same dilemna, I wouldn't blame my bride for shipping me out on the next train to Rochester*, New York, if I were...uh, that may still happen, never mind. Forget I brought it up...

UPDATE: AUGUST 10, 2010
Here's a Twin Cities Live Video, with a more animated Clyde, if that's possible!




*Home of Twins minor league affiliate team, the Rochester Red Wings.

May your taters fly far,
Twinkler Out!

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