It seemed like few cared when they deflated the roof of the Metrodome and started to tear down the structure earlier this winter. After all, the Minnesota Twins play at beautiful Target Field now, and any major league club would love to call a ballpark like it their home. The Twins moving was a good thing.
Well, at least one man cared, and his name is Kent Hrbek, former Twins slugger. After growing up in the suburbs of the Twin Cities, he played all of his home games at the Metrodome during his (pretty good, actually) MLB career. And it's obvious Hrbek misses the dome after reading a fantastic interview he did with the Minneapolis City Pages. Inquistor Danny Sigelman did a great job, but Hrbek comes across like the funniest, most honest and coolest dude ever. Here's a snippet:
Speaking of the Metrodome, you must have had some feelings about them tearing it down?
I had tears watching them blow the thing up. That was a special place in my life. It's where I spent my summer for 14Read More »from Kent Hrbek cried watching Metrodome deflate and other notes from great interview