Video Vault: 1979 Twins 'Tell it like it is, Koos' TV ad

A gem from 1979, starring former Twins pitcher Jerry Koosman. Watch Koosman walk through the locker room, touting stars like Ken Landreaux and Roy Smalley. Must see. Don't do anything else today before you watch it...
Author:
Updated:
Original:

A gem from 1979, starring former Twins pitcher Jerry Koosman. Watch Koosman walk through the locker room, touting stars like Ken Landreaux and Roy Smalley. Must see. Don't do anything else today before you watch it...

Next Up

Ext_17

Despite pandemic, Life Time pushes ahead to open downtown co-working space

It was originally planned to open in the fall, but it has been pushed back to April.

shamrocks irish nook

The Nook issues plea, asks people to order from its other restaurant

Shamrocks Irish Nook has the same food as The Nook, the restaurant owners say.

Screen Shot 2020-12-02 at 9.55.05 PM

Small plane lands on northbound I-35W in Twin Cities

A large police presence is at the scene.

Plainview

Judge orders Minnesota gym that defied shutdown to close

Attorney General Keith Ellison sued the gym after it remained open.

montana cutbank

Charges: Man shot victim 'without provocation' using sawed-off shotgun

The incident happened on Nov. 24 in Ten Lake Township, located in Beltrami County.

Governor Tim Walz

Watch live: Walz, first responders address Minnesotans

Some departments have been forced to shift staffing or suspend service due to COVID-19.

covid-19, coronavirus

CDC says COVID-19 quarantine period can be cut to 10 or 7 days

You can come out of a 7-day quarantine following exposure provided you've had a negative test.

maple grove fire

1 person found dead inside Maple Grove business that burned down

A person had been unaccounted following the fire that destroyed Hanson Implement and Storage Tuesday night.

One-dollar bill, cash, money

Appeals court rules MN high school students can get unemployment benefits

They've been denied the benefits, and some were even asked to pay them back.

covid-19, coronavirus

Dec. 2 COVID-19 update: 77 more deaths in Minnesota

The death toll is closing in on 3,700 in Minnesota.

City Pages

Fan creates City Pages archive, Star Tribune tells him to remove it

After word spread that the defunct newspaper's website would go down, a fan created his own copy. Then he got a cease and desist letter.

Related

Video Vault: Joel Zumaya breaks elbow, 2010

Now that he's officially a Minnesota Twin, second-guessers are wondering why Terry Ryan brought in the often-injured Joel Zumaya, last seen here breaking his elbow at Target Field in June of 2010.

Video Vault: Guy in dog suit runs onto Target Field, 2011

This is what happens when the Twins beat the Angels in a regular season game at Target Field. After the celebration calms down a bit, a guy in a dog suit hops onto the field and heads to left field. Perhaps this can be recreated Wednesday night -- after a Twins victory.

Video Vault: Mauer's amazing tag of Yankee Brett Gardner (2009)

With the next game Joe Mauer catches, it will mark the most games that any player in Twins history has stepped behind the plate for the club. Joe's absolute behind-the-plate highlight? We got it right here...

Video Vault: Hamm's Beer ad (1950s)

In glorious black and white, here's a look back at a loooong Hamm's Beer ad, featuring an adult beverage made in the "land of sky blue waters."

Video Vault: Twins mascots that are actually cool

Nothing against the beloved T.C. Bear, but if the Korean League LG Twins can have some anime-inspired mascots, why can't Target Field have a version of Minnie and Paul running around on the field? Here, they're part of a ceremonial first pitch with a celebrity which ends badly.

Video Vault: 3 takes of the 'Twins rouser'

Picking the daily video vault was easy today. Opening day dictates we hear the old-school Twins rouser. The difficult part was choosing among three great ones we found on YouTube. So, here are all three, saving the best for last. The photo linked to this post? Met Stadium in Bloomington, of course.

Video Vault: Hamm's Bear vs. Rocky Marciano

Quit pretending there's a better video clip to watch. As the YouTuber who put this up describes: The only thing more bada** than Hamm's is Rocky.

Video Vault: Willingham homers against Twins, 7-29-11

This one comes from last July, when Oakland's Josh Willingham -- now with the Twins -- smacked a three-run homer against Minnesota.