Former Twin to toss ceremonial pitch at All-Star game

Published 3:11am Monday, July 14, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS — Rod Carew, an All-Star in all 12 of his seasons with the Minnesota Twins, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch before Tuesday night’s All-Star game.

Carew was an All-Star in the first 18 seasons of a 19-year big league career that started in 1967 and ended with the California Angels in 1985.

Jack Morris, Paul Molitor and Dave Winfield — all St. Paul natives — will throw out ceremonial pitches before Monday night’s Home Run Derby along with current Twins first baseman Joe Mauer, a six-time All-Star who is on the disabled list.

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