Twins want to host 2014 All-Star Game

Twins president Dave St. Peter announced Friday that the team wants to host the 2014 MLB All-Star Game at Target Field. Minnesota has hosted the All-Star Game twice -- at the Metrodome in 1985 and at Metropolitan Stadium in 1965.
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Twins president Dave St. Peter announced Friday that the team wants to host the 2014 MLB All-Star Game at Target Field. Minnesota has hosted the All-Star Game twice -- at the Metrodome in 1985 and at Metropolitan Stadium in 1965.

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