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This is a list of the greatest Minnesota Twins in the history of the team. With roots in cities like Kansas City (where the franchise started as the Blues in 1894) and Washington, D.C. (the Senators from 1901-1960), the Minnesota Twins have resided in the Northern Midwest since 1961. Since the franchise's move to Minnesota, the Twins have been one of the most successful small-to-mid market franchises in baseball. The Twins currently have four players inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Minnesota has traditionally drafted well and acquired talent through shrewd trades, all while taking into account its tight budget.

One of the best and most popular Minnesota Twins of all time is Kirby Puckett. Before his career was cut short by an eye injury during spring training in 1996, Puckett was a 10-time All Star, six time Gold Glove winner and won the American League batting title in 1989. But more importantly, Puckett has one of the most important, if not THE biggest hit in franchise history. Puckett blasted a game winning home run in the bottom of the 11th inning in Game 6 of the 1991 World Series that kept the Twins alive in the series and they eventually defeated the Atlanta Braves in 7. Puckett was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2001 and his number was retired in 1997.

This is a list of the greatest Minnesota Twins of all time. If you see someone who should be on this list, feel free to add him. Vote and rerank this list as you deem fit.
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402 55
Rod Carew is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Infielder, First baseman, Second baseman
2
539 99
Kirby Puckett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder
3
495 80
Harmon Killebrew is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Designated hitter, Left fielder, First baseman
4
267 68
Tony Oliva is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder
5
367 108
Joe Mauer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Outfielder, Catcher, First baseman
6
221 62
Johan Santana is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher
7
251 74
Bert Blyleven is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher
8
275 76
Torii Hunter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Right fielder, Center fielder
9
227 71
Kent Hrbek is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
First baseman
10
189 51
Frank Viola is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Pitcher
11
194 65
Justin Morneau is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
First baseman
12
158 41
Jim Kaat is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher
13
147 63
Gary Gaetti is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
blueline3 added Third baseman
14
194 49
Walter Johnson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Pitcher
15
152 54
Jack Morris is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Pitcher
16
134 56
Joe Nathan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Relief pitcher, Setup pitcher, Pitcher
17
106 36
Bob Allison is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Outfielder
18
92 49
Rick Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Pitcher
19
158 51
Paul Molitor is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
hellodalai added Designated hitter, Infielder, First baseman
20
98 52
Brad Radke is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
hellodalai added Starting pitcher, Pitcher
21
85 29
Jim Perry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher
22
114 36
Michael Cuddyer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
hellodalai added Right fielder, Infielder, First baseman
23
107 66
Chuck Knoblauch is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
filmreviews added Left fielder, Second baseman
24
75 37
Greg Gagne is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
CMCSS03 added Shortstop
25
136 42
Brian Dozier is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
hellodalai added Shortstop