Originally posted on Baseball Hot Corner  |  Last updated 9/1/13
Justin Morneau took to social media to pay his respects to the Minnesota Twins fans posting this message on his Facebook page. Morneau was dealt to the Pittsburgh Pirates after spending his entire career in Minnesota playing 1278 games over an 11-year span with the Twins. The 32-year old pride of New Westminster, British Columbia will now look to lead the Pirates to post season glory before entering free agency this off-season. There has been much speculation the Toronto Blue Jays would entertain signing the Canadian for a chance to play in his home country. First of all, I would like to say thank you to all of the Twins fans. I would also like to thank the Minnesota Twins organization for giving me a chance to realize my dream of being a Major League baseball player. I was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in 1999. Since that day I have been very proud and fortunate to call myself a Minnesota Twin. I was a wide-eyed 22 year old kid when I made my big league debut in 2003. I received ...
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