Posts Tagged ‘ Target Field ’

The Twins’ New TV Contract and Its Impact on Payroll

January 6, 2012
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The Twins’ New TV Contract and Its Impact on Payroll

Remember when the Twins were a small market team?  Remember when they got a new ballpark and bumped the payroll up over $100M?  Not really a small market team anymore–based on payroll. Today 1500ESPN’s Phil Mackey ruffled a few feathers with his column “Like it or not, scaling back payroll is right move for...
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TTBB Films: Lord of the Twins

December 19, 2011
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TTBB Films: Lord of the Twins

MY PARENTS BASEMENT IN GONDOR — I created some “Plouffcasos” last week showing Trevor Plouffe riding Shadowfax as Aragorn (because he mentioned it on twitter, not because I’m Dahmerlike).  It got me thinking about what other Twins players would look like if they starred in the Lord of the Rings? I tried to pair...
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TTBB’s Top Ten Posts of 2011

November 29, 2011
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TTBB’s Top Ten Posts of 2011

Hard to believe that another season is over and we are anxiously waiting for February to get here.  As I did last year, I thought I would do a review of the top posts here at TTBB during this dismal Twins season.  The rankings are based on page views.  Thanks to everybody who stopped...
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The Curse of Favre

September 27, 2011
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The Curse of Favre

Just want to share a link to a story I put up over at That’s Vikings Football that explains how “The Curse of Favre” has impacted the Vikings and Twins. The link is here.
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Joe Benson’s Hair Brings Hope to Struggling Twins

September 7, 2011
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Joe Benson’s Hair Brings Hope to Struggling Twins

TARGET FIELD BEAUTY PARLOR — Highly ranked Twins prospect Joe Benson made his major league debut Tuesday Night.  While many Twins insiders will tell you about his athletic abilities and baseball ‘tools’, there’s something Joe Benson has that is much more important to the future of the franchise…a mullet.  Remember back in 1991 when...
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