Twins announce plans for 9/11 Remembrance Day and Armed Forces Appreciation Presented by Thomson Reuters
MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins today announced plans for a special day this Sunday at Target Field, as the club honors the lives tragically lost, while honoring the men and women in Twins territory who have, and continue to courageously serve our communities and our country. Before and during this afternoon’s Twins vs. Cleveland Guardians game, both clubs will join Major League Baseball in remembrance of 9/11; Additionally, the Twins, in partnership with the Minnesota National Guard, will also honor veterans and serving members of all five branches of the U.S. Armed Forces at the 19th Annual Armed Forces Appreciation Day presented by Thomson Reuters.
The first pitch of Sunday’s Twins vs. Guardians game is scheduled for 1:10 p.m. CT; tickets are available at twinsbaseball.com, by calling 612-33-TWINS or 800-33-TWINS, or in person at the Target Field box office.
9/11 Commemoration and 19th Annual Armed Forces Appreciation Day Presented by Thomson Reuters – Sunday, 9/11 vs. Cleveland Guardians (1:10 p.m., first pitch)
Throughout Sunday’s game, the Twins and Guardians will join Major League Baseball and all 30 Clubs in remembering and honoring those we lost on September 11, 2001. The Twins will also honor veterans and active service members from all five branches of the military on the 19th Annual Armed Forces Appreciation Day presented by Thomson Reuters, with special thanks to employers of military families – the civilian organizations and businesses that play a vital role in the defending our nation by providing exceptional support before, during, and after deployment to the large number of citizen service members active today in the Minnesota National Guard and Reserves.
In support of Armed Forces Appreciation Day, Thomson Reuters – one of these Proud Yellow Ribbon Company Employers – generously donated 1,000 tickets to Sunday’s game for serving members and retirees from the U.S. Army, which were distributed by Military Family Assistance Centers throughout the state.
As part of the “Seats for Soldiers” program, many Thomson Reuters Champions Club and Delta SKY360° Club season ticket holders, as well as suite holders, have generously donated their tickets to wounded warriors and current service members as well as to their families. Additionally, more than 30 deceased families, whose loved ones served and died while on active duty in the armed forces of the United States of America or its allies, will be accommodated in suites and seats. given.
Starting at approximately 12:15 p.m., special pre-game and game elements are scheduled to include: