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Glen Perkins hooks up Twins tickets for "screwed" fan

Who needs Ticket King when you've got Glen Perkins and a Twitter account?
Who needs Ticket King when you've got Glen Perkins and a Twitter account?
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Hours before the Twins' Sunday afternoon game, closer Glen Perkins went out of his way to hook up tickets for a fan who said on Twitter he was "screwed over" when he tried to buy some online.

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And these weren't nosebleeds. Perkins left four lower-level, behind-home-plate tickets for the fan and his girlfriend, cousin, and grandma.

Here's the exchange:

As he settled in to watch the game, Berg thanked Perkins for what he did:

Afterward, Perkins expressed surprise at how many tweeters were saying nice things to him for hooking Berg up:

It should be noted that Perkins is a Minnesota boy through and through, having attended Stillwater High School and the University of Minnesota. Minnesota nice, indeed.

-- Follow Aaron Rupar on Twitter at @atrupar. Got a tip? Drop him a line at arupar@citypages.com.


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