Announcer John Gordon to retire

Updated: February 3, 2011, 5:25 PM ET
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS -- As Kirby Puckett raced around the bases after his 11th-inning home run sent the 1991 World Series to Game 7, John Gordon let loose from his broadcast booth at the Metrodome.

"Touch 'em all, Kirby Puckett!"

This is the way that Gordon has called home runs by the Minnesota Twins for listeners throughout the Upper Midwest airwaves since his first year with the team in 1987, when the team won the first of two championships.

This year, his 25th season with the Twins, ...

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