A New ‘Twin Terrors’ in Twins Territory

July 4, 2012
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It’s been an entertaining first half for two Minnesota Twins sluggers.  Trevor Plouffe (AMERICA) and Josh Willingham have been hitting home runs on a pace that would put them at nearly 40 homers each by the end of the year.  This brought a certain baseball card to Twins announcer Dick Bremer’s head after the game.  The baseball card he was thinking about was the 1967 Topps Allison/Killebrew card that was labeled “Twin Terrors”.  I’ve reproduced it to represent today’s “Twin Terrors”……

 

Twin Terrors...2012

 

And since I’m a card collector myself, here’s a reference for anyone else wondering about the original.  Allison finished with 24 and Killebrew with 44 in ’67 for what it’s worth.

 

The Original Twin Terrors from 1967 Topps.

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