Bidding underway on TwinsFest meet and greet auction packages

Auction packages include TwinsFest tickets and a behind-the-scenes autograph session with “Mauer and Hammer” or the “Hall of Famers”

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Twins Community Fund is pleased to announce that bidding has started on two separate TwinsFest autograph sessions at www.twinsbaseball.com. Fans can bid on the opportunity to win one of 10 exclusive TwinsFest autograph and photo sessions with either “Mauer and Hammer” or the “Hall of Famers.”

The “Mauer and Hammer” TwinsFest autograph session will take place on Saturday, Jan. 26 at 2:30 p.m. and includes:

1 autograph from Joe Mauer (no game used items or “MVP” inscriptions – fan to provide item)

1 autograph from Josh Willingham (fan to provide item)

1 photograph with Joe Mauer and Josh Willingham (fan must bring their own camera)

2 tickets to TwinsFest (only 1 person will be admitted into the autograph session)

The “Hall of Famers” TwinsFest autograph session will take place on Saturday, Jan. 26 at 4:15 p.m. and includes:

1 autograph from Paul Molitor (fan to provide item)

1 autograph from Rod Carew (no bats, jerseys, “Hall of Fame” inscriptions or game-used items – fan to provide item)

1 photograph with Paul Molitor and Rod Carew (fan must bring their own camera)

2 tickets to TwinsFest (only 1 person will be admitted into the autograph session)

The online auction ends at 9 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 21. Redemption details will be emailed to winners on Jan. 23 or 24. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Minnesota Twins Community Fund.

About the Twins Community Fund

Established as a nonprofit organization in 1991, the mission of the Twins Community Fund is to enrich local and regional communities by providing resources for the healthy development of children and families through and association with baseball, softball and the Minnesota Twins. The Twins Community Fund is governed by a board of directors representative of the Upper Midwest. Target, Treasure Island Resort & Casino, Best Buy, U.S. Bank and Delta Air Lines are Cornerstone Partners; contributing annually to the Twins Community Fund. For more information or to make a contribution, visit www.twinsbaseball.com/community.