Who Am I? (Contest Edition)

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Okay folks, you know the rules...or if you don't, read them here. You have the opportunity to win that beautiful print to your right, commemorating 50 years of Twins baseball, by being the first to post a comment with all nine (9) correct answers.

Have fun!

Easy (Four Players)

Who Am I?

  • For a catcher, I was a pretty good hitter.
  • Oddly enough, before coming to the Twins I didn't hit (or play) too often.
  • I played for the Twins for six seasons.
  • I once hit 42 doubles, which led the team in that season.
  • In my Twins career, I hit .306.

Who Am I?

  • I was a first-round draft pick.
  • I was a bust.
  • In 92 games with the Twins I hit .217/.258/.303
  • Brad Pitt might play me in a movie.

Who Am I?

  • I won three Gold Gloves as a catcher...two with the Twins.
  • I once hit 26 home runs.
  • I'm also the last Twins catcher to hit 20+ home runs prior to Joe Mauer.
  • You might say my last name matches the way I hit for a couple of seasons.

Who Am I?

  • In my rookie season I hit .327/.353/.449
  • I've amassed quite a few homers in my career, but hit 20 in a season with the Twins just once.
  • I'm a six-time All-Star...but never with the Twins.
  • I've written a book.
  • The Twins acquired me through a trade...I was the "Player to be Named Later".

Medium (Three Players)

Who Am I?

  • I played the most games at catcher for a Twins team what won 41 games.
  • My son has spent time with the Twins.
  • I didn't hit a single home run in the Twins uniform...the first time around.

Who Am I?

  • I have the same name as a current player in the Twins organization...and even played the same position as him, although not as much while I was a Twin.
  • I hit over .300 in two of my three seasons in Minnesota.
  • I was an amateur draft pick signed as an amateur free agent by the Giants.

Who Am I?

  • I was originally drafted by the Twins, but I've never actually pitched for them.
  • Because I went to school, and was drafted in the first round three years later.
  • I am a current player, under contract.

Difficult (Two Players)

Who Am I?

  • I was an Opening Day pitcher for the Twins on multiple occasions.
  • I was originally drafted by the Kansas City Royals.

Who Am I?

  • I was one player of four traded to the Twins, who were trading a borderline Hall of Fame pitcher (plus one).
  • I was drafted five times in the amateur draft, before being selected in the first round.
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