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In their words, some Midwesterners who hunt and paddle and trail-run and more on their love for fall.
The Twins were 2-9 when Carl Willis was notified of his call-up. Over the next two months, the Twins went 42-18, including a 15-game winning streak as part of a 21-2 stretch.
Oakland Raiders pass rusher Aldon Smith has applied to the NFL to be reinstated from his one-year suspension.
A crafty play by a couple of Twins infielders helped make it possible for Jack Morris to pitch the 10-inning shutout that is so much a part of Minnesota baseball lore.
As the Amtrak train slowly chugged through the Ohio night, past factories along the Lake Erie shore illuminated by pinkish lights, Marvin Thomas stretched across a pair of seats, proudly wrapped in a blue satin Cubs jacket.