MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It’s not a state holiday, but it’s close enough for baseball fans. The Minnesota Twins have announced plans for the home opener at Target Field.
The Twins will take on the Chicago White Sox on Monday, April 11 at 3:10 p.m., with the ceremonial first pitch being thrown out by former Twins titan Rod Carew.READ MORE: 'He Could Easily Secure Seven-Figure Book Contract': Kyle Rittenhouse Ponders What's Next
But long before that, the team will be providing fans with breakfast on the plaza to those who drive down 7th Street between 6 and 9 a.m. that Monday.
The gates open at 1 p.m., and the first 30,000 fans in attendance will receive a red Twins hoodie.READ MORE: Potential Jurors At Kim Potter's Trial In Daunte Wright's Death Will Go Under Microscope
Caroline Smith has been tapped to perform “The Star-Spangled Banner,” which will be followed by a flyover by two F-16s from the Duluth-based 148th Fighter Wing of the Minnesota Air National Guard.
There will be appearances by Raptor Center eagles Pi and Max, and the family of the late Martin Sabo will raise the Hennepin County Flag.MORE NEWS: Jack Blaschke Gets 4 Years In Prison For Hit-And-Run Killing Of Greg Schneider
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