Fans welcome Hardy, Thome at TwinsFest
Published 01/30/2010, Associated Press
Jim Thome and J.J. Hardy have long admired the Minnesota Twins from afar. That certainly didn’t change for the two newest Twins at their first public appearance in Minnesota this weekend. Thome and Hardy participated in the team’s annual fan festival, signing autographs, taking pictures and doing interviews for an event that attracts more than 20,000 visitors every year.Word count: 494
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