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Twins Southwest Florida Winter Caravan kicks off 2008 community campaign
01/07/2008 4:00 PM ET
MINNEAPOLIS - ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Twins today announced the team's annual Winter Caravan will include several community appearances in Southwest Florida this week. Twins pitchers Jesse Crain and Carmen Cali, Twins infielder Tommy Watkins, along with Twins Radio Network play-by-play announcer John Gordon are scheduled to appear Wednesday, January 9 through Friday, January 11 throughout the Fort Myers area. A brief description of this week's events is listed below.

Wed., Jan. 9
12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Caloosa Harbour Seniors Residence
2525 1st Street, Fort Myers

Thurs. Jan. 10
10 a.m.
Lee Cancer Care, Lee Memorial Health System
2776 Cleveland Avenue, Fort Myers

1:30 p.m.
Health Park Medical Center
9981 Health Park Drive, Fort Myers

Fri. Jan. 11
10 a.m.
Royal Palm Exceptional Center
3050 Indian Street, Fort Myers

The Southwest Florida Youth Clinics schedule begins Saturday, January 12 at Lee County Sports Complex. Please visit for details and locations.

In addition, tickets for the 2008 Spring Training campaign go on sale at 9 a.m. Saturday, January 12. Tickets may be purchased online at, by calling 1-800-33-TWINS or by visiting the Hammond Stadium box office in Fort Myers. Box office hours at Hammond Stadium are from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (EST) Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. (EST) on Saturday and Sunday. The Hammond Stadium box office will have extended hours on Saturday, January 12, 2008, as tickets can be purchased from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (EST) on that day.

The Twins' 2008 Spring Training home opener will take place at Hammond Stadium on Friday, February 29 (7:05 p.m. EST) against the 2007 World Series Champion Boston Red Sox.

Please visit for complete information about the Minnesota Twins in the Southwest Florida and Upper Midwest communities.

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