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What Twins fans have to be thankful for this Thanksgiving

Believe it or not, this list is not just “Willians Astudillo”.

Immigrant Families Celebrate Thanksgiving In Connecticut Photo by John Moore/Getty Images

We here at Twinkie Town want to wish you all a very happy Thanksgiving!

In the spirit of blog content Thanksgiving, we want to remind all the precious Twins fans out there what they have to be thankful for this year:

  • Willians Astudillo.
  • Your health (hopefully?)
  • Ummm... TC Bear.
  • Rally beers that always work — in one way or another, at least.
  • Not losing to the Yankees in the playoffs this year.
  • Joe Mauer, Maddie Mauer, and the recent birth of Charles Mauer.
  • Winning that World Series back in 1991. That sure was something, wasn’t it?
  • Grocery stores that are still open on Thanksgiving because you totally forgot something and it was about to ruin Thanksgiving because you are overly OCD.
  • The Cleveland baseball team slowly phasing out their racist mascot.
  • The nice-ass people at the Tony O’s Cuban Sandwich stand at Target Field who give me two bags of chips with my sandwich instead of one when I tell them I am sharing the sandwich with my boyfriend.
  • Also, when the vending machine at your soul-sucking job gives you two bags of Doritos for the price of one.
  • The political TV ads are over.
  • Whoever bought the old Carrier water heater from the Metrodome for $55.
  • RandBall’s Stu.

See! There’s tons to be thankful for. Stop being a party pooper.


What’s the best Thanksgiving food?

This poll is closed

  • 11%
    (20 votes)
  • 10%
    Mashed potatoes
    (18 votes)
  • 2%
    Green beans
    (4 votes)
  • 1%
    Hot dish
    (3 votes)
  • 26%
    (46 votes)
  • 4%
    Straight gravy
    (7 votes)
  • 3%
    Apple pie
    (6 votes)
  • 6%
    Pumpkin pie
    (11 votes)
  • 0%
    (1 vote)
  • 0%
    (1 vote)
  • 4%
    (7 votes)
  • 24%
    Joe Mauer
    (43 votes)
  • 3%
    Other (comment below)
    (6 votes)
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