Thursday, April 28, 2011

Minnesota Twins Blame Trees for Offense Problems; Transplant in State Parks - Minneapolis, MN

Twins Blog: Blaming The Trees « CBS Minnesota

Somewhere in the Minnesota State Park system, there are some black spruce trees growing in a much more natural environment – wide open fields, fresh air and wildlife.

They spent last spring, summer and fall planted in a glitzy new ball field in downtown Minneapolis surrounded by bright lights, beer and loud music.
Then, major league players blamed them for their hitting troubles – calling the trees a distraction. Well, their former spot in center field is now empty and the back wall is a solid black, so you would expect to see some more offense at Target Field this season.
If not, you can’t blame the trees.

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