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Twins Announce 2004 Home Spring Training Schedule and Ticket Information

Twins Announce 2004 Home Spring Training Schedule and Ticket Information
MINNEAPOLIS – ST. PAUL – The 2003 American League Central Division Champion Minnesota Twins have announced their 2004 Home Spring Training Schedule and ticket information for the upcoming Grapefruit League. The Twins, who are scheduled to report to Spring Training on Friday, February 27 with full-squad workouts beginning on Saturday, February 28, will host a total of 15 games…

MINNEAPOLIS – ST. PAUL – The 2003 American League Central Division Champion Minnesota Twins have announced their 2004 Home Spring Training Schedule and ticket information for the upcoming Grapefruit League . The Twins, who are scheduled to report to Spring Training on Friday, February 27 with full-squad workouts beginning on Saturday, February 28, will host a total of 15 games at their Spring Training home of Hammond Stadium in Ft. Myers, Florida. Pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report to camp on Sunday, February 22 with their initial workout slated for Monday, February 23.

The Twins, who have trained in Lee County since 1991, will host the Boston Red Sox in their Grapefruit League opener on Thursday, March 4 (7:05 Eastern) at Hammond Stadium in Ft. Myers. The Twins will play home games at Hammond Stadium on six of nine days of the spring training schedule between Friday, March 12 and Saturday, March 20.

The Twins will wrap up their Grapefruit League slate with a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Bradenton on Saturday, April 3, and then travel home to Minnesota in preparation for the 2004 regular season opener on Monday, April 5 at the Metrodome against the Cleveland Indians. Promotions for the 2003 Grapefruit League schedule at Hammond Stadium will be announced at a later date.

Spring Training single-game tickets are priced at $17 and $14 each, and can be purchased beginning on SATURDAY, JANUARY 10 on the Twins' website at www.twinsbaseball.com , by calling the Twins at (612) 33-TWINS or 1-800-33-TWINS between 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Central), or by visiting the Hammond Stadium box office in Ft. Myers. Box office hours at Hammond Stadium beginning on Saturday, January 10 are from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (Eastern) on Saturday and Sunday, and 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Eastern) Monday through Friday. Tickets can also be purchased by visiting the Twins Pro Shops in Apple Valley, Minnetonka, and Roseville beginning on Saturday, January 10 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

THE TENTATIVE 2004 MINNESOTA TWINS HOME SPRING TRAINING SCHEDULE & TICKET INFO

Minnesota Twins 2004 Home Spring Training Schedule
All Games at Hammond Stadium — Ft. Myers, Florida
All Times Eastern — Schedule Subject To Change
Complete 2004 Spring Training Schedule to be released in the coming days:

DATE OPPONENT LOCATION
TIME

Thursday, March 4 BOSTON RED SOX Hammond
Stadium 7:05 p.m.

Friday, March 5 CINCINNATI REDS
Hammond Stadium 1:05 p.m.

Saturday, March 6 BOSTON RED SOX Hammond
Stadium 1:05 p.m.

Wednesday, March 10 NEW YORK YANKEES Hammond Stadium
1:05 p.m.

Friday, March 12 PITTSBURGH PIRATES Hammond
Stadium 1:05 p.m.

Saturday, March 13 LOS ANGELES DODGERS Hammond Stadium
1:05 p.m.

Tuesday, March 16 TORONTO BLUE JAYS Hammond Stadium
1:05 p.m.

Wednesday, March 17 FLORIDA MARLINS Hammond Stadium
1:05 p.m.

Thursday, March 18 BALTIMORE ORIOLES Hammond Stadium
1:05 p.m.

Saturday, March 20 PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES Hammond Stadium
1:05 p.m.

Wednesday, March 24 PITTSBURGH PIRATES Hammond Stadium
7:05 p.m.

Friday, March 26 TAMPA BAY DEVIL RAYS Hammond Stadium
1:05 p.m.

Sunday, March 28 CINCINNATI REDS Hammond
Stadium 1:05 p.m.

Thursday, April 1 BOSTON RED SOX Hammond
Stadium 1:05 p.m.

Friday, April 2 PITTSBURGH PIRATES Hammond
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December 11, 2003
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