Feb 7, 2019
There's no denying Rod Carew was one of the best players of the 1970s and hitters of the 20th century. So why would the Twins trade him 40 years ago this week? The answer begins in a small Minnesota town and ends with Carew being sent to the Angels in one of the saddest trades in Minnesota history. Mike and Bill dig into Rod's career, the dinner and racist comments that started Carew down the road out of Minnesota, and how the deal got done. Plus, happy birthday to Vic Wertz and Carney Lansford.