Miller time: Twins to wear throwback uniform of 1951 minor league team

When the Twins take the field against Kansas City in Minneapolis Sunday, they'll be turning back the clock to 1951. The vintage uniforms will be a nod to a time when the Minneapolis Millers and Kansas City Blues played minor league ball ... with center fielders named Willie Mays and Mickey Mantle.
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When the Twins take the field against Kansas City in Minneapolis Sunday, they'll be turning back the clock to 1951. The vintage uniforms will be a nod to a time when the Minneapolis Millers and Kansas City Blues played minor league ball ... with center fielders named Willie Mays and Mickey Mantle.

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