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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.
list ordered by
1
523 96
Kirby Puckett is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder
2
389 54
Rod Carew is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Infielder, First baseman, Second baseman
3
479 79
Harmon Killebrew is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Designated hitter, Left fielder, First baseman
4
260 65
Tony Oliva is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder
5
355 106
Joe Mauer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Outfielder, Catcher, First baseman
6
214 62
Johan Santana is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher
7
247 74
Bert Blyleven is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher
8
222 71
Kent Hrbek is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
First baseman
9
265 75
Torii Hunter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Right fielder, Center fielder
10
186 50
Frank Viola is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Pitcher
11
186 64
Justin Morneau is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
First baseman
12
155 40
Jim Kaat is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher
13
145 62
Gary Gaetti is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
blueline3 added Third baseman
14
188 48
Walter Johnson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Pitcher
15
147 53
Jack Morris is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Pitcher
16
128 56
Joe Nathan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Relief pitcher, Setup pitcher, Pitcher
17
104 35
Bob Allison is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Outfielder
18
89 49
Rick Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Pitcher
19
96 51
Brad Radke is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
hellodalai added Starting pitcher, Pitcher
20
152 50
Paul Molitor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
hellodalai added Designated hitter, Infielder, First baseman
21
83 28
Jim Perry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher
22
111 35
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
73 35
Greg Gagne is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
CMCSS03 added Shortstop
24
103 65
Chuck Knoblauch is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
filmreviews added Left fielder, Second baseman
25
131 41
Brian Dozier is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins of All Time
hellodalai added Shortstop