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Twins Hall of Famer dies

...shape. "It's a tough thing to see a guy go through something like that and come to this extent," former teammate Kent Hrbek said. "That's what really hurt him bad, when he was forced out of the game," he said. "I don't know if he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/07/bas_66781.shtml
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Twins have a manager; season still unsure

...about it in the papers every day - the same thing - and it gets frustrating. But I think everything will work out." Kent Hrbek, the first baseman when Minnesota won World Series titles in 1987 and 1991, said Gardenhire's experience with the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/05/bas_331208.shtml
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Twins' Kelly retires after 15 seasons, two World Series titles

...in the division in 1990, the Twins won another championship in 1991. "He did his job, and he let us play," said Kent Hrbek, Minnesota's first baseman from 1982-94 and one of five Twins to have their number retired. "It seemed like TK...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/13/bas_325989.shtml
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Hall of Fame inducts baseball legends

...extra room was found in an adjacent rotunda. Next year, first-time candidates include Jack Morris, Goose Gossage and Kent Hrbek. Tony Perez and Carlton Fisk will again appear on the Baseball Writers' Association of America ballot. Brett had 3...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/26/bas_266442.shtml
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GreenJackets notebook

...Minnesota, the groundwork was being laid for a powerhouse Twins team that later won two world championships. Longtime Twins Kent Hrbek and Gary Gaetti were rookies along with Engle in 1981; future Cy Young winner Frank Viola and outfielder Tom Brunansky...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/09/bas_260982.shtml
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Manager has big-league dreams

...during the strike-shortened season. Bill Sr. spent five years in Minneapolis, once losing 102 games in 1982 when Kent Hrbek, Tom Brunansky and Gary Gaetti started as rookies. Bill Jr. watched his dad, absorbed his philosophies, and wanted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/10/oth_252931.shtml
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Baseball today

...almost two decades - to lift the Twins to a 4-3 win over Detroit on Wednesday night. Gary Gaetti, Tom Brunansky and Kent Hrbek were the last Twins to hit 30 homers - all in 1987 - and Morneau became the first Minnesota player with 30 home runs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/11/bas_92197.shtml
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Twins beat KC, set up 1-game playoff with Detroit

...postseason date with the New York Yankees going to the winner. "When we need a win, where do we go?" former first baseman Kent Hrbek asked the fans during a postgame ceremony. "We go to the Dome." They need one more. Scott Baker will start the tiebreaker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/05/bas_550630.shtml
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Judge orders Twins to play 2002 in Metrodom

...1987 and one in 1991. The Twins have also given Minnesota legends such as Rod Carew, Tony Oliva, Harmon Killebrew, Kent Hrbek and Kirby Puckett, some of which streets are named after. These legends have bettered the community." Earlier in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/17/bas_327161.shtml
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Fisk, Perez make Hall of Fame

...ballot, a group that includes Jeff Reardon (24), Bob Boone (21), Willie Wilson (10), Rick Sutcliffe (9), Kent Hrbek (5) and Charlie Hough (4). Six writers, deciding no one was worthy, submitted blank ballots. Gossage received...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/12/bas_278807.shtml
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