Major league baseball announced today that the New York Mets will host the annual All Star game next year. The Twins are reportedly next in line, with the 2014 event expected to be played at Target Field.
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Twins President Dave St. Peter says the Twins are optimistic about the possibility of hosting the 2014 MLB All-Star Game at Target Field, but "there is still nothing official to report." Baseball commissioner Bud Selig is expected to announce the host of the 2014 All-Star Game soon.
2014 All-Star Game expected to bring millions
Major League Baseball and Minneapolis officials have differing opinions on how much money the 2014 All-Star game at Target Field will bring to the city, but all agree it will certainly have a major economic impact. The six-day event filled with activities surrounding the actual game could bring between an estimated $75 to $110 million for the city.
Target Field likely host of 2014 All-Star game
Commissioner of Major League Baseball Bud Selig still hasn't confirmed if the Minnesota Twins will be awarded the 2014 All-Star Game. However, Selig told the Pioneer Press Tuesday, "They've made a very good bid, and everybody knows how I feel about the Twin Cities. That's the only hint I'll give." Selig is expected to make an official announcement soon.
Done deal: 2014 All-Star Game coming to Target Field
Commissioner Bud Selig announced Wednesday that the 2014 All-Star game will be at Target Field in Minneapolis.
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While the Minnesota Twins wait to hear if they will host the 2014 All-Star Game, the team announced Friday that it has landed another marquee event -- the 2013 Big 10 Baseball Tournament. The event at Target Field will mark the first time the tourney will be held in a major league ball park.
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