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Hrbek statue to be unveiled April 14th

A bronze statue of Kent Hrbek will be unveiled outside of Target Field before the Twins play the Rangers on April 14th. The statue will be located outside of Gate 14, honoring the number Hrbek wore when he played for the Twins.
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A bronze statue of Kent Hrbek will be unveiled outside of Target Field before the Twins play the Rangers on April 14th. The statue will be located outside of Gate 14, honoring the number Hrbek wore when he played for the Twins.

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