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The Twins Community Fund

The Twins Community Fund is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit created in 1991 to develop local and regional communities by providing resources for the healthy growth of children and families through baseball, softball and the Minnesota Twins.
The TwinsCare Tickets for Kids grant program, supported by the Twins Community Fund, serves the community buy bringing under-served youth [...]

Elvis Andrus

Just a quick fun fact I learned last night while listening to the Indians/Rangers game on the radio.  The Rangers have played 23 games against the Texas Rangers since Elvis Andrus made his debut. Andrus has gotten at least one hit in each of those 23 games.

Jeter vs Wakefield

Here is a really fun fact for your from Scott Cacciola of the Wall Street Journal.  (WSJ usually has a pay-wall up for their sports, but this article appears to be free.)
From the piece, about the Yankee’s Derek Jeter and Boston’s Tim Wakefield:
No active hitter-pitcher duo in Major League Baseball has faced each other more [...]

Info-Graphics Addiction

If you’re looking for a reason not to be productive, head on over to Flip Flop Fly Ball where you’ll find truly amazing baseball related info-graphics like this one which visualizes the 2009 MLB ticket prices:

Granderson Gives One More for Ernie

Curtis Granderson blogged this week for Yahoo! about his own personal relationship with Ernie Harwell.  Harwell, the voice of the Tigers and for many within earshot of Detroit, the voice of summer, passed away earlier this week.  Granderson’s piece shows just what an impact an man like Harwell can have on those young people we [...]