Thereís often discussion about clubhouse chemistry and the effect, if any, that it has on a teamís performance. Well, letís take it one step further and talk about bromances. Although, realistically, the presence of a close male pair has nothing to do with a teamís win/loss record, they can provide moments of delight in both winning and losing seasons. Join me now as I look back on the bromances of Twins yore.
Mauer/Morneau: Duhhhh. Joe and Justin are the quintessential Twins Bromance:
I care a lot about the Twins giveaways, Iím not even sure why. I think the stupid, pointless, but fun things are a part of what make the game of baseball so loveable Ė see also mascots, walkup music, and special handshakes (Not the wave, donít be dumb.) While the Twins are pretty good about having a handful of decent giveaways each year, there are always some duds thrown in there.
For example, on the 16th of August, the Twins will have an ďaviator sunglasses and shell necklaceĒ giveaway.
Hang with the Majors is an event put on by the Minnesota Twins Wives Organization to benefit the Military Family Foundation. Fans can pay to have dinner with players and later the event opens to the public for player bartending, autographs, photos and auctions.
So I jokingly tweeted before the event that because I no longer recognized anyone, I was just going to approach any tall muscular men I saw at Toby Keithís and assume they were one of the Twins. This joke ended up basically