This story has been generously provided by the Minnesota Twins, who provided this piece of gold for all baseball fans – and Twins fans – to enjoy.
Here is what the Twins website posted on their website today:
For several games this season, Twins Season Ticket Holders can register for the chance to sport one of five Mascot costumes and be on the field for the race before the 5th inning.
Wait WHAT!?! Real fans running in goofy costumes running around the warning track at Target Field with no prior training whatsoever!?!
Pinch me. I must be dreaming.
It has been a lifetime fantasy of mine to run in a mascot uniform. In fact, when I worked for the Worcester Tornadoes as an intern, I was incredibly to realizing my dream when they needed someone to put on the Twister costume to do the base race in the middle of the second inning. When the game was rained out, the drops spat all over my yearning.
It warms my heart that Twins fans get to experience the magic of not being able to see out of ...