In 1999, The Sporting News ranked Molitor at #99 on its list of 100 Greatest Baseball Players. In June of that year, Milwaukee retired his uniform number 4, and five years later Molitor joined Yount as the only two players sporting the Brewers cap on their Hall of Fame plaques.
Paul Molitor, Minnesota Twins manager(Photo by Paul Morse via Wiki Commons)In 2016 the Minnesota Twins finished with a record of 59-103. It was the worst record in all of Major League Baseball. But the following year the Twins shocked many with an 85-77 season and an American League Wildcard playoff berth.That 2017 Twins team of a year … Continue reading 2018 Twins provide lesson and warning for the 2019 Phillies
IBWAA members submitted 2017 MLB Awards ballotsWith the four Major League Baseball Division Series each heading towards their climactic moments, this marks a good time to take a quick look back at the regular season.As a lifetime member of the IBWAA (Internet Baseball Writers Association of America), the end of each MLB regular season means … Continue reading MLB awards: my 2017 IBWAA ballot
Twins visit the Yankees for the 2017 AL Wildcard GameOn Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, the New York Yankees will host the Minnesota Twins in the American League Wildcard Game.The Yanks are skippered by Joe Girardi, who has never experienced a losing season in his 10 years at the helm.Girardi has accumulated … Continue reading Why the Yankees / Twins will win the AL Wildcard Game
Molitor has guided surprising Twins to verge of postseasonThe Minnesota Twins downed the repeat AL Central Division champion Cleveland Indians on Tuesday by an 8-6 score at Progressive Field.With the victory, Minnesota lowered it's 'Magic Number' to just 1 in order to clinch the final American League Wildcard playoff berth.It appears to be a forgone … Continue reading Twins Paul Molitor should be the AL Manager of the Year