The Minnesota Twins have been teasing a new 'City Connect' alternate jersey for the last couple of months and on Monday it was finally time for the big unveil.

The team announced the new uniforms on June 10th at Target Field before the Twins game against the Colorado Rockies. In fact, there is a whole event planned around the release.

The Twins are calling the look the 'Ripple Effect,' meant to invoke images of lakes and rivers all across Minnesota.

“We really feel like that’s what the Twins do: We create positive action and we hope that that ripples out throughout the community,” said Heather Hinkel, the Twins’ vice president of brand marketing told “So that’s the story we’re going to be telling, along with the jersey.”


Starting at 6 a.m. fans checked out art displays and photo opportunities featuring local artists. Fans can access the team store beginning at 10 a.m.. Team mascot T.C. Bear will be available for photo opportunities beginning at 10 a.m. and music will be provided by DJ Blase.

The team is also offering fans a free lunch (while supplies last) from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. that includes a hot dog, chips and a Pepsi. The gates are set to open for the game itself at 5:30.


A photo opportunity with current players is available from 5:30-6 p.m. for those with tickets to the game. First pitch for the game is set for 6:40.

The Twins will not wear the jerseys during Monday's game, instead saving their on-field debut for Friday, June 14th's matchup with the Oakland Athletics.

The Vikings unveiled their new alternate jerseys, dubbed the 'Winter Warrior,' on Thursday morning to rave social media reviews.

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