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Torii Hunter: father first, friend second  — and champion athlete

Torii Hunter: father first, friend second — and champion athlete

Jun. 19 |     Torii Hunter hit his 300th career home run last Sunday in Minnesota for Detroit. While almost every other reporter chatted him up on his historic feat, this reporter instead asked Hunter about being a Black father on Father’s Day....

Twins’ diversity talk seems mostly for show

Twins’ diversity talk seems mostly for show

Apr. 10 |       A new movie on the life of Jackie Robinson premieres Friday. It has support from people in high places. “We think that everybody in this country needs to watch this movie,” advises First Lady Michelle Obama on the movie 42...

For Twins’ only Black pitcher, wild can be good

For Twins’ only Black pitcher, wild can be good

Aug. 22 |   After the Minnesota Twins traded left-hander Francisco Liriano to Chicago last month, right-hander Samuel Deduno becomes the club’s only Black pitcher. Deduno is one of 21 Dominican-born players and the ninth Dominican pitcher to play for...