Dog days of summer, and the living is … drunk and dicey on the streets of downtown Minneapolis. With summer on the ropes, the clubs aflame with warm-weather-loving party people, and the Twins, Lynx and Vikings all playing home games, downtown Minneapolis this Saturday night past was rich in nightlife action, characters, and tension.
It was just above freezing at game time Sunday afternoon in windy and drizzly downtown Minneapolis, but that didn’t stop one of the smallest crowds in Target Field history from witnessing a chilly pitcher’s duel and a thrilling win for the Twins.
(Photos by Jim Walsh)
With an October 25, 1987 game seven win over the St. Louis Cardinals, the Minnesota Twins brought the Twin Cities their first major sports championship and turned the cities into a one big, crazy, happy family.
Read more in Peter Schilling’s 'In ’87 the Twins turned the towns upside down'.
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Last night was 'Star Wars Night' at Target Field.
Wherein the Twins admit that Obi-Wan Kenobi is their only hope after all. All your base are belong to us.
In reality, it’s only a “tough decision” because neither Butera nor Rivera have played well enough to warrant sticking around, in which case “Stub your toe or get a paper cut?” is also a “tough decision.”
It’s Joe Mauer video week.
Did you guys catch Joe Mauer on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” last night?
Mauer, as usual, is endearingly awkward on camera.