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Checking in at Hammond Stadium after Twins left town

I was going to head over to Hammond Stadium on Saturday but it was raining and the wind was blowing so I decided to wait until Sunday and catch the Rochester versus New Britain and Ft. Myers versus Cedar Rapids … Continue reading

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Anther trip to Hammond Stadium

I was lucky enough to spend a couple of hours at Hammond Stadium this morning as the Twins pitchers and catchers continue going through their paces and prepare for the season ahead. I spent some time watching coach Terry Steinbach … Continue reading

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First 2014 visit to Hammond Stadium

I was excited to get my first look at the changes that are taking place at Hammond Stadium this year and yesterday I went out there to see what was going on. For the most part it is a construction … Continue reading

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Historic Tinker Field to be demolished

The Minnesota Twins spring training home from 1961 – 1990 is scheduled for demolition some time in the next 60 days. The Twins left Orlando after the 1990 season and moved their spring training home to Hammond Stadium in Ft. … Continue reading

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Hammond Stadium Renovations & Spring Training Tickets

David Dorsey of the Ft. Myers News-Press provides you with a short but informative video on how the improvements to Hammond Studium are coming along. Phase One of a two-phase, $48 million project is scheduled to be completed Feb. 15, just … Continue reading

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Lee County Sports Complex upgrades have begun

The Twins held a groundbreaking yesterday to mark the beginning of the Phase I renovations to Hammond Stadium and the Lee County Sports Complex, the team’s spring home. The $48.5 million renovation will transform the Lee County Sports Complex and Hammond Stadium into state-of-the-art facilities … Continue reading

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Lee County Commission passes Hammond Stadium improvements

In a 3-1 vote, the commission agreed to  deal that puts Lee County in more than $91 million debt to finance stadium improvements for the Minnesota Twins. Plus, the Minnesota Twins could some extra items that they were not counting on. … Continue reading

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My final trip to Hammond Stadium in 2012

I made my final trip to Hammond Stadium today and I had kind of an empty and sad feeling as I drove into the stadium parking area knowing this was my last trip here this season. Empty in more ways than … Continue reading

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Did you know?

In addition to heavily scouting Australia, the Minnesota Twins also have the biggest presence of any team in Europe, so it was no surprise when they landed Max Kepler-Rozycki for $800,000, the largest bonus ever given to a European. That … Continue reading

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A third trip to the ballpark

I took my third trip out to Hammond Stadium today and was greeted by the continuing resurfacing work being done there. I sure don’t know why the Minnesota Twins or the city of Fort Myers would be resurfacing the roads … Continue reading

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