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Friday, October 31, 2014

1990 Kenosha Twins, Minnesota: Baseball Profiles

Simmons Field in Kenosha, Wisc., in 2014. Simmons was home to the 1990 Kenosha Twins.

Features on each member of the 1990 Kenosha Twins, single-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins. Players featured are as included in that year's team set. Click on the player's name to read more.

Interview (2)
1 - Alan Newman, Got There
Alan Newman balked in a run before he threw his first major league pitch. He wanted into his 12th pro season to get there.
2 - Mike Misuraca, Phone Calls
Both when Mike Misuraca made the pros and the bigs, his father got the word out.

Kenosha Twins (31)
1990 Kenosha Twins checklist card 1 - Rick Anderson made bigs in 9 season, didn't think it'd come
2 - Jayson Best believed in practice as coach, in 7 pro seasons
3 - Rex De La Nuez, Perfect Throw
Rex De La Nuez had a key throw in AA game. He later became a Reds scout.
4  - Chris Delawelle made most of chance
5 - Sandy Diaz, Bad Throw
Sandy Diaz played in four professional seasons. He never made AA.
6 - Steve Dunn, Big Spot
Steve Dunn liked hitting cleanup. Hit in the majors in 19 games.
7 - Dan Fox, Took Him
Dan Fox got injured in college, took it to a career as a trainer.
8 - Randy Gentile, Clutch Performer
Randy Gentile pitched a crucial no-hitter in high school. He played just two seasons as a pro.
9 - Deryk Gross, Career Day
Deryk Gross had a career day in college. He had few in the pros. He played just three seasons.
1990 Kenosha Twins logo card
10 - Jody Harrington, Bad Start
Jody Harrington had a bad start in 1989. He played four seasons as a pro.
11 - Troy Hoerner, Second Career
Troy Hoerner's first career as a player lasted just two seasons. His second one as a scout has lasted much longer.
12 - Steve Liddle, On Talent
Steve Liddle used his coaching talent to make it to the big leagues.
13 - Marc Lipson played in college, pros
14 - Mike Lloyd, Tone Set
Mike Lloyd set the tone in a college game. He played two seasons as a pro.
15 - Mike Mathiot, Game Winner
Mike Mathiot scored the game-winner in 1989 game. He played four seasons as a pro.
16 - Jeff Milene, Remained Upbeat
Joe Milene remained upbeat about his major league chances, despite injuries.
17 - Mike Misuraca, Higher Level
Mike Misuraca pitched at highest level for five games in 1997 with the Brewers.
18 - Steve Morris, Jumped On
Steve Morris knocked in two against a top Athletics prospect. He played two seasons as a pro.
19 - Willie Mota, Big Day
Willie Mota had a big day at high-A in August 1992. He played six seasons as a pro.
20 - Darren Musselwhite, Another Field
Darren Musselwhite has faced challenges as a player and as a mayor.
21 - Tim Nedin, That Pitch
Tim Nedin used four pitches in college. He played four seasons as a pro.
22 - Alan Newman, The Stuff
Alan Newman finally relied on his stuff. He then made bigs in his 12th year.
23 - Alex Nunez, Too Few
Alex Nunez played in five pro seasons, but he got too few hits. He never made AA.
24 - Jayhawk Owens got his majors chance
25 - Francisco Pichardo, Some Firsts
Francisco Pichardo experienced firsts in 1990. He never experienced AA.
26 - Carlos Pulido, Got Back
Carlos Pulido made it back to the bigs in 2003, nine years after he was last there.
27 - Scott Robles, Pitching Skills
Scott Robles caught the eye of scouts in college. He played two seasons as a pro.
28 - Bryan Roskom, Multiple Stops
Bryan Roskom made multiple stops on field, not in his career.
29 - Rob Schiel, Play Again
Rob Schiel worked as a beer truck driver. He didn't want to be a beer truck driver.
30 - Joe Siwa, Great Things
Joe Siwa hoped for a collision at home in 1992. He got four seasons as a pro.
31 - Jeff Thelen, Perfect Example
Jeff Thelen was top Wisconsin high school pitcher. Saw four seasons as pro.

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