Pics: Twins and Royals Turn Back to 1951

Written By:  •  Monday, July 2, 2012

On Saturday, the Minnesota Twins and Kansas City Royals threw back to their cities respective Minor League franchises on Saturday, honouring the Minneapolis Millers and Kansas City Blues.

Here’s some pics from the game, click any for a larger version:

  
 
 

Both clubs did a good job replicating the original uniforms, wearing the “Golden Jubilee” patch sported by both minor league clubs in 1951.

The Twins went that one-step further by matching the helmet, the Royals did not.

Minnesota Twin wear Minneapolis Millers Uniforms Throwback

Willie Mays as a Miller

Kansas City Royals Blues Throwback

Mickey Mantle as a member of the Blues

The Millers and Blues had some star talent on those ’51 clubs, as you can see from the photographs above.

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  • ingmar66

    Cool. Being connected with its history is one of the many charms of team sports in general and of baseball in particular.