The Twins will retire the number of longtime Twins manager Tom Kelly during the 2012 season.  Kelly managed the Twins to 2 world series titles in 1987 and 1991.  He managed the Twins from 1986-1998 and has served as a consultant in the Twins organization since 1998.

Kelly was informed of the decision to retire his number at the Diamond Awards Thursday night.  Kelly’s #10 will join Harmon Killebrew (#3), Kent Hrbek (#14), Bert Blyleven (#28), Kirby Puckett (#34), Tony Oliva (#6) and Jackie Robinson (#42) as numbers retired with the Twins.

The number will be officially retired at a ceremony at Target Field on September 8.