At long last, we can talk about Marty Cordova again

Author:
Updated:
Original:

A very happy 44th birthday to 1995 American League Rookie of the Year Marty Cordova.

A once beloved former Twin, Marty played five years with Minnesota before rounding out his career with Toronto, Cleveland, and Baltimore.

At the end of the day, Cordova is likely more memorable for his off the field exploits than those that made him millions on the field.

One memorable Marty moment had him face off with a tanning bed, with the winner coming as a surprise to no one.

Another found him trapped in Canada with his good friend, UFC President Dana White.

Why were they trapped? Cordova got in to the country without a passport, and was not allowed back in the US without it.

White claims that, despite playing for the Toronto Blue Jays, Cordova didn't bring his passport because he thought Toronto was in the United States.

Despite the stunning stories that could leave any unsuspecting Cordova fan speechless, he seems to be doing quite well, as he is currently the COO of Bent Pixels, a digital entertainment platform that protects the rights of those posting videos on YouTube.

Next Up

Cane's

Another Raising Cane's set to open in the Twin Cities

This will be the 11th Raising Cane's restaurant in the metro area.

kimberly potter

Trial of former police officer Kimberly Potter starts Dec. 6

Potter is charged in the shooting death of Daunte Wright.

Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.

Health care workers ratify tentative agreement with Allina Health

The union was threatening a strike just two weeks ago.

fire, firefighter

Thousands of pigs killed in fire at Minnesota farm

The fire erupted after 10 p.m. Sunday.

State Capitol

Walz, legislative leaders have agreement on new 2-year budget

Leaders have agreed on the money side of things, but there's still work to do on the policy issues.

Street View - Mitchell Hamline campus - St Paul

COVID vaccinations required for students, faculty on Mitchell Hamline campus

The new policy goes into effect Aug. 1 and will last through the fall semester.

airplane seats

Flight diverted after passenger snorts substance, refuses to wear mask

The passenger was removed from the plane at MSP and detained.

Related