Baseball and family
The most interesting division in baseball is the AL Central. It also happens to be laden with the best talent and most root-worthy teams. But who saw these Twins coming?
I have to admit I’m partial to the Twins.
The summer after my freshman year of high school, my grandmother took me on a plane from LAX to MSP. It was just the two of us. My sister had done the same trip a few years earlier and told me in secret that while there I could expect to sip my first beer, catch my first fish and have my first driving lesson.
She was right.
Phyllis grew up in a small farm town called Hutchinson about an hour west of the Twin Cities on the shores of Otter Lake. It was important that she catch me just before the age of self-absorption and show me where…
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