Friday fun: A baseball story that may make you cry

It’s not local, but the Twins do play the Cardinals to open Target Field next year, and this incredibly well-written St. Louis Post-Dispatch story by Todd Frankel will have you rooting for at least one of the visitors.

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Comments (2)

  1. Submitted by Michael Fleming on 09/04/2009 - 01:59 pm.

    Oh geez. Now you got me all verklempt.

    Good for AP.

  2. Submitted by Jim O'Donnell on 09/05/2009 - 04:25 pm.

    Great article. It should serve as a model for writing newspaper or magazine feature stories. It’s well-written and tells a compelling story without being maudlin or hitting the reader over the head with its message. Reminded me of Gay Talese’s writings. Thanks for sharing it.

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