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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The first day of March has many thinking spring thoughts, so let’s start with a question from Daniel about spring training: Why do the Twins train in Ft. Myers?
Mark Rosen’s been covering the Twins at spring training in Fort Myers since their first year there in 1991.
The Twins trained in Orlando from when they were the Washington Senators. The last season there was in 1990. Fort Myers wanted the Twins the most. Orlando didn’t need spring training as much, but Fort Myers wanted the tourism.
The Twins facility there is not just for spring training; they’ve got the minor league Ft. Myers Miracle playing and the Gulf Coast League Twins. The space has five full fields, offices — the whole deal, really.
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