Twins quilt fetches $6,000 for Wadena
An online auction of a quilt stitched by Minnesota Twins players' wives brought $6,010 toward the rebuilding of a baseball field in Wadena.
According to the auction website, the "Shooting Star" quilt is 58 inches by 80 inches. 2010 Inaugural Season Homer Hankies make the corners of the quilt and intermingled are signed squares by Orlando Hudson, Denard Span, Michael Cuddyer, Joe Mauer, Nick Punto, Alexi Casilla, Jason Kubel, Pat Neshek, Delmon Young, Brendan Harris, Jim Thome, J.J. Hardy, Jesse Crain, Scott Baker, Alex Burnett, Justin Morneau, Joe Nathan, Drew Butera, Francisco Liriano, Carl Pavano, Jose Mijares, Brian Duensing, Nick Blackburn, Matt Guerrier, Clay Condrey, Kevin Slowey, Jon Rauch, Ron Gardenhire, Jerry White, Scott Ullger, Rick Stelmaszek, Joe Vavra, Rick Anderson, Steve Liddle, Bert Blyleven, Dick Bremer and Tony Oliva.
Bidding closed Monday, Sept. 20.