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#1 ghostrunner

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Posted 30 November 2019 - 05:37 PM

Long time consumer of Twins Daily looking at a trip with my 12yo stathead to a few games in Fort Myers over spring break. I've been before and know about some of the good generic resources but curious about Twins Daily favorites. I'm not able to find much in the archives, am I just missing something?


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Posted 30 November 2019 - 06:39 PM

What specifically are you looking for? What else to do in the area? Getting around? Restaurants? What to do at the stadium? When to go? 

 

If you do an advanced search, and put 'Spring Training' in the search field, and in titles only, and search in the Twins Talk forum, you will get lots of hits. Some may or may not be relevant to what you are looking for, but I don't know how to narrow the search parameters any more than that.

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Posted 30 November 2019 - 06:56 PM

What specifically are you looking for? What else to do in the area? Getting around? Restaurants? What to do at the stadium? When to go? 
 
If you do an advanced search, and put 'Spring Training' in the search field, and in titles only, and search in the Twins Talk forum, you will get lots of hits. Some may or may not be relevant to what you are looking for, but I don't know how to narrow the search parameters any more than that.


So, as the Target Field Squirrel, are you implying that you have been to Fort Meyers and know something about Spring Training? How did you manage the travel? Where do YOU go when your there? Is it all about the peanuts?

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Posted 30 November 2019 - 07:09 PM

 

So, as the Target Field Squirrel, are you implying that you have been to Fort Meyers and know something about Spring Training? How did you manage the travel? Where do YOU go when your there? Is it all about the peanuts?

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Posted 30 November 2019 - 07:11 PM

 

So, as the Target Field Squirrel, are you implying that you have been to Fort Meyers and know something about Spring Training? How did you manage the travel? Where do YOU go when your there? Is it all about the peanuts?

But seriously, do you want to know? My Mom lives in S Fort Myers so I'm down there often, and have been to ST for 19 consecutive years, plus a handful of other years. This coming year I might miss ... my schedule is pretty weird in March, so not sure if I'll make it there then.

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Posted 30 November 2019 - 07:16 PM

But seriously, do you want to know? My Mom lives in S Fort Myers so I'm down there often, and have been to ST for 19 consecutive years, plus a handful of other years. This coming year I might miss ... my schedule is pretty weird in March, so not sure if I'll make it there then.


You most assuredly could answer the questions on ST then. I’ve only been there twice so I’ll let you and others answer this, but 19 times?! You’re an old Squirrel!!!

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Posted 01 December 2019 - 06:17 AM

We were down to my first ST in 2017.I paid for the on the field batting practice with the Twins that they do before their home games. it's done through the Lee County Boys and Girls Club.About 20 of us got to be on the field for BP, Tony O, Mauer, and Sano all came over and signed for us.It cost $40 I think, but was a nice special treat and proceeds benefit the boys & girls club.

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Posted 02 December 2019 - 01:04 PM

Thanks!These are the kinds of things I'm interested in; Twins-specific goings on etc. outside of the games themselves.


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Posted 04 March 2020 - 10:48 AM

 

We were down to my first ST in 2017.I paid for the on the field batting practice with the Twins that they do before their home games. it's done through the Lee County Boys and Girls Club.About 20 of us got to be on the field for BP, Tony O, Mauer, and Sano all came over and signed for us.It cost $40 I think, but was a nice special treat and proceeds benefit the boys & girls club.

 

Do you know if they still do this?Going down at the end of March.


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Posted 04 March 2020 - 11:30 AM

I haven't sen that this year.  Always seemed a rip off to me. 

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Posted 04 March 2020 - 12:04 PM

Anyone know if you can still do the tickets through Lee County Boys & Girls Clubs to participate in on field batting practice?  

 

Also - Thank YOU to everyone that posted replies to other questions!This has been immensely helpful as we will be down there for the first time the last week in March to catch the tail end.




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