Minnesota Twins Logo – The Minnesota Twins are a deductible of baseball based in Minneapolis playing in the Major League Baseball. This franchise has three wins in World Series (1924, 1987, 1991) was created in 1901 to Washington and was transferred to Minneapolis in 1961.
The name of Twins is a reference to the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Players also wear the letters “TC” on their equipment with reference to the Twin Cities. The Twins are evolving at Metropolitan Stadium from 1961 to 1981, the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome from 1982 to 2009 and then to Target Field since 2010. The Twins do not adopt the name of the city that hosts them, but that of the state: Minnesota. This is a first choice is mainly due to the particular situation of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Players also wear the letters TC on their equipment with reference to the Twin Cities.
Average team with flashes that can bring the peaks, it turns into a regular training at the forefront of rankings during the year 2000. From 2002 to 2007, the Twins hang and four times in six years the right to participate in playoffs. Eliminated three times in the first round of the playoffs, Minnesota managed to take this course in 2002 but lost the next round in League final to face Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. During the 2007 season, the Twins signed their first season has been negative since 2000 with 79 victories and 83 defeats.
Led by manager Ron Gardenhire since 2002, the division title race back in the program from 2008. At perfect equality with the Chicago White Sox at the end of the regular season, the Twins bow in the decisive playoff to win the division and reach the playoffs.