Ron Gardenhire was hired as Minessota Twins manager on January 4, 2002. Since then, the Twins have won the American League Central six times. From their MLB debut in 1961 until 2001, the Twins made the playoffs five times.
This year, Gardenhire's club is back in the playoffs, facing off against the Yankees in the ALDS for the fourth time since 2003. Led by Joe Mauer and a resurgent Francisco Liriano, the 2010 Twins are better equipped than maybe any previous Gardenhire-led team to upset New York and head on to the ALCS for the first time since 2002.
With that in mind, we take a look at the 10 best playoff performers in Minnesota Twins history, from the mid-60s to this past decade of dominance.