The Bambino Hits Fargo

On Nov. 8, 1926, Calvin Coolidge was President of the United States. The average lifespan of an American male was just 55 years old. Prohibition was still entrenched in American policy, yet the Roaring Twenties were still very much roaring. And on Nov. 8, 1926, the most famous baseball player who ever lived stepped onto…
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Casilla Still Has Plenty To Prove

I can’t get enough Minnesota Twins baseball, especially this time of year when football season is winding down. Pitchers and catchers report in a couple of weeks, which seems hard to believe when you take a look outside and still see four feet of snow on the ground in these parts. Before going into work…
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Gophers Guard Nolen Could Miss Rest Of Season

This from the “What more can go wrong?” department at the University of Minnesota, via the Star Tribune’s Myron Medcalf: The Gophers’ worst fears were confirmed Sunday, when the team learned that starting point guard Al Nolen broke his right foot in Saturday’s win at Michigan. During Monday’s Big Ten media teleconference, Tubby Smith said…
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