Terry Ryan: Raking leaves one minute, Twins GM the next

Terry Ryan was raking leaves last week when Twins President Dave St. Peter called to talk about returning to the GM role. As the Star Tribune's LaVelle E. Neall III explains in this profile, Ryan had to run the idea by his wife first.
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Terry Ryan was raking leaves last week when Twins President Dave St. Peter called to talk about returning to the GM role. As the Star Tribune's LaVelle E. Neall III explains in this profile, Ryan had to run the idea by his wife first.

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