When the owner of the Minnesota Twins dies suddenly, his will bequeaths the team to his grandson Billy, a devotee of baseball who, although only 12, has devoured voluminous lore, knows the team intimately, and has shown an uncanny sixth sense of what they need to improve. They hate their manager, so Billy quickly fires the SOB, winning their instant approval. However, this turns to dismay when he announces their new manager: Billy Heywood. How will Billy convince a gang of proud, tough men to stick around and take orders from a kid? On the other hand, what's to lose-- the team has nowhere to go but up. Written by
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The Minnesota Twins Baseball Team just got a new owner.
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Did You Know?
, who played broadcaster Wally Holland, was the real-life voice of the Minnesota Twins until he announced his retirement after the 2011 season. While his use of silly statistics (e.g. batting average against left handed pitchers faced at home for the first time in the last month of the season) is a parody, he did use his trademark home run call when he said "Touch 'em all, Mickey Scales!" See more
When the team comes back onto the field to greet the fans after they have lost the last game to the Mariners, the batter's box is freshly chalked as if a game was never played. See more
[after the Twins lose their wild card playoff
The Brooklyn Dodgers had a saying: "wait 'til next year."
That's it right there. 'Cause next year, we're gonna win it all, baby.
Give me some of that.
[they slap hands, and the team cheers
The Dodgers played in Brooklyn?
JEFF BECK and STANLEY CLARKE
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