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Tony Oliva!

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | July 25, 2022

Yesterday Tony Oliva was (finally!) inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.
Here we share a few items from our collection relating to his amazing career, including a book he wrote in 1973; a photo of him in his Twins uniform in the 1960s; and a bobblehead of him from 2000.
Congratulations and well-deserved, Tony O!