I was sitting on a coach in my home in the woods of the Berkshires of Massachusetts. My wife had already gone to bed, but she wasn’t the type of baseball fan for me to wake up to scream, “you’re not going to believe this!”, which I wanted to do several times. So I watched it alone.
A few months later, I was a Minnesotan, and the Twins haven’t come close to a World Series since.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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