Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 5/16/12
Welcome back to another season of Beginning Baseball! Yes, I am aware the season started in April, and this ‘welcome back to baseball’ is overdue. I will explain my late start shortly. For those of you reading the Beginning Baseball column for the first time, thanks for reading! Take a peak at last year’s posts, my first season as a baseball fan, and join me as I continue to learn and grow more passionate for my team, the Minnesota Twins. She's back! Now back to my tardy post. There’s no easy way to say this, so here we go: it was hard to watch a team I cheer for struggle. Last year was a tough year to be a Twins fan. I never wavered or questioned my choice to root for this Minnesota ball team, and plenty of my fellow Packers fans, who are also Brewers fans, jumped at the opportunity to rub my “poor choice” to be a Twins fan in my face. But I brushed it off. You can’t dominate every season. To ignite my excitement for the 2012 season, I attended TwinsFest in January. It was a blast,
PLAYERS: Joe Mauer
TEAMS: Minnesota Twins
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