Golf ball-sized hail hits central, ea...

Golf ball-sized hail hits central, east Minnesota

There are 5 comments on the TwinCities.com story from May 10, 2011, titled Golf ball-sized hail hits central, east Minnesota. In it, TwinCities.com reports that:

Fast-moving storms are sweeping across central and eastern Minnesota, dropping golf ball-sized hail and stopping the Minnesota Twins game against Detroit.

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Mr nuts

Minneapolis, MN

#1 May 10, 2011
The balls were falling out of the sky like a porn movie on a frenzy.

“....careless whisper.”

Since: May 10

Saint Paul, MN

#2 May 10, 2011
Looks like the hail storm is the only entertainment that Twin's fans will be treated to tonight. DOH!

One bright spot - Liriano was able to carry a no hitter 1/3 of the way into the 2nd inning - he is pure gold!!!
g-del

Saint Paul, MN

#3 May 11, 2011
time for a new twins stadium-- with a roof-- within a year or so it will be proposed-- thats a true forecast

“....careless whisper.”

Since: May 10

Saint Paul, MN

#4 May 11, 2011
g-del wrote:
time for a new twins stadium-- with a roof-- within a year or so it will be proposed-- thats a true forecast
Not a chance.

The first two postponed games were probably due to cold weather more than rain - the Twin's will learn in time that they will just have to play through the cold weather pain.

I for one love the idea of weather playing a part in Minnesota baseball - this is how true baseball is supposed to be.

At this point there is no room, and no money, for a roof - now or in the future. Besides, have you ever been to Miller Park? Decent place - better than the Metrodome - but Miller Park is a behemoth of a stadium, while Target Field is a true ballpark.
Yan

Minneapolis, MN

#5 May 11, 2011
"Some Twins players, standing in the dugout, tried to catch the hail in their mouths."

I don't know the exact velocity of hail. But common sense would tell you that an object of that size falling from 5,000 feet might just get a bit stingy if you try to catch it with your mouth. Geez.

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