Three people not being allowed in an open booth is going to make big-league baseball safer? That's a tough theory to buy.
The 97th state tourney will be held at New Ulm's two ballparks, Johnson and Miller. Springfield will serve as a third site for Class B and C games.
The pandemic and George Floyd's death have created a different America than a few months ago. The ability to ignore this and not reach a deal is mind-numbing
Jamie Heipel's Class B team has been playing 60-some games annually over past decade. It has taken creativity just to get started in 2020 as Minnesota continues to ban baseball games.
The Vikings were favored and bursting with confidence prior to the NFC Championship Game in January 2001. The only thing they failed to do was show up.
"I wasn't in attendance on this notorious night in the St. Paul; instead, our friend Dark Star (RIP, 6-01-2012) was the eyewitness who rated this as his all-time favorite sporting event."
The last thing found about the 'captain' in a quick internet search was him being in a Houston court on a charge of illegally storing dynamite. His explanation: The dynamite was the source of his livelihood.
Twenty-two years after Vincent Gallo's "Buffalo '66,'' we still can't be sure: Was it wicked satire or a docudrama on Bills fans?
Rochester bullpen coach Mike McCarthy gave reliever Jake Reed a blunt message: What you're doing hasn't been good enough.
" 'Hater' has turned into a throwaway term in the internet age to label anyone with a differing sports opinion." Patrick Reusse answers the Fleck question and more.
Tee times became available shortly after Friday's announcement golf courses could open this weekend. He or she who hesitated teed off late Saturday.
Morneau: "Every team needs a Lew Ford.'' Ball writers: "Every manager's office could use a Weaver or a Frey.''
The internet reveals all -- even smaller indiscretions (by Martin's standards) that occurred well before "online'' became part of our lives.
Martin's connection with the public went beyond winning. What exactly was that connection escaped some of us.
Winter drives to the Iron Range guaranteed being rewarded with colorful yarns. Fifteen years later, this remains an all-time favorite feature/column.
Rookie prospects and obscure veterans becoming "phenoms'' and dominating news from spring training? Yeah, that was fun when we could sell it.
Episode Three reveals Sid's proof to a young Reusse that, yes, you could get anyone on the phone (and that was decades before cells).
Major League Baseball and Twins include Hartman Field in All-Star Game fundraising for the host area in Episode Two.
If today's special section in Star Tribune wasn't enough, here's Episode One of a three-part reminder of Mr. Hartman.
Gorgui. Shabazz. Covington the Defender. Dribblin' Jeff. Sleepy Andrew. They're all gone, replaced by strangers.