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Monday, August 18, 2008

Twins work both sides of plate

Twins slugger Justin Morneau kept the glasses filled during his bartending stint at Morton’s Steakhouse Sunday. Morneau and several of his teammates left the field after Sunday’s victory and moonlighted as the wait staff for a benefit dinner.

More than a dozen Twins players served food, uncorked wine and chatted up wide-eyed fans of all ages. The event, in its second year, was expected to raise more than $30,000 for the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities.

....

“Justin was pouring very large drinks, and the Morton’s bartender was standing behind him going, ‘Hmmm,’” said Mary Sorensen of last year’s event. “Nick Punto was our waiter, and he kept going, ‘Can you believe how bad I’m doing?’ He’s just a really nice guy. They all are, and they’re all just such regular guys, not stuck-up athletes.

As the night unfolded, infielder Adam Everett wielded a mean pepper mill.

No pepper.

Craig in MN Posted: August 18, 2008 at 04:38 PM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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