The Minnesota Twins today unveiled the club’s 2024 Nike MLB City Connect Series uniform, a look that embodies this majestic land “where the water reflects the sky” and celebrates the 10,000 lakes that shape and unite us. The Ripple Effect began today at 10:00 a.m. at Target Field, when the Twins New Era Team Store opened to the public to officially start a day-long celebration featuring live art and music, a free ballpark lunch (while supplies last), appearances by Twins mascot T.C. and current players, and more – all ahead of tonight’s 6:40 p.m. Twins home game vs. the Colorado Rockies.

“The Twins are proud to be Minnesota’s baseball team and we are incredibly excited that our City Connect uniform reflects and celebrates the unmistakable beauty and uncommon spirit of our state,” said Heather Hinkel, the club’s vice president, brand marketing. “From our 10,000 lakes to our mighty rivers, Minnesota’s waters are our great uniter. Minnesotans also uniquely understand that a seemingly small thing often creates something great – like how a trickle from Lake Itasca gives rise to the Mississippi or how the gift of a child’s first glove leads to a lifetime of joy. This is the Ripple Effect: Our shared belief that a singular action can inspire and connect us all.”

The Nike City Connect Series, which debuted in 2021, celebrates the deep-rooted history, culture and spirit of each city that continues to bring the Major League Baseball clubs and their communities together. The Twins are the final MLB franchise to debut their initial City Connect uniform design and one of nine clubs to be featured in the 2024 series.

More information on the Twins’ Nike City Connect uniform design and inspiration, wear schedule, Ripple Effect community impact and launch week event schedule can be found below or at

Minnesota Twins 2024 Nike City Connect Uniform Design and Inspiration
Embodying this majestic land “where the water reflects the sky”, the Twins’ Nike City Connect uniform is a celebration of the 10,000 lakes that shape and unite us. Design details and inspirations are outlined below.

• The Depth of our Waters: The Twins’ City Connect uniform is soaked in the blues of our state’s water, with subtle shifts from dark to light and back again, like waves weaving across our lakes. Yellow accents shine like a ray of Minnesota sunlight.
• Golden Hour: Deep blue, warm yellow, radiant pink – and that blissful feeling of a Minnesota lakeside sunset, reflected in the piping and sleeve patch.

Uniform Details
• The Ripple (Pattern): With a fluid pattern that shines and shimmers like reflections off the water, the jersey ripples with every move. There’s an energy in Minnesota’s lakes; this uniform reflects the current that carries us all.

• One MN (Wordmark): Connected by our waters and guided by our North Star, Minnesotans are more than any one city – we are one state. The curves of each letter flow together like waves, uniting the “MN” just as our lakes and rivers link communities across our state. At the top is a beacon for Minnesota and the Twins: The North Star.

• For the Love of the Loon (Sleeve Patch): Upon the sunset waters of our 10,000 lakes flies Minnesota’s state bird – the loon. The body, a single raindrop – when it touches down, a ripple. The eyes, the stitches of a baseball – like our great game itself, a unifying thread. The beak, the North Star – a beacon that, like the loon itself, leads the way.

• 10,000 Lakes (Jock Tag): The Twins’ custom Nike City Connect font mimics the movement of waves, because the water brings Minnesotans out and brings us together. We are the Land of 10,000 Lakes. United as one.

• Our Home (Neckline): We are Minnesota, inside and out. The state mark sits upon the inside neckline, a symbol of the Twins’ everlasting connection to our home.

• Drip from Head to Toe (Socks): With varying shades of blue, bright yellow, ripples, and the “MN” wordmark, the socks complete the look.

Cap Details
• Our Great State (Cap Mark): The cap honors Minnesota, a place of unmistakable beauty and uncommon spirit. A yellow state silhouette frames the glowing northern lights that illuminate our skies, the depth of our waters and the North Star that guides us. “10,000 Lakes” is written on the cap’s right side, a simple but proud reflection of our home.
• The Waters of Lake Minnetonka (Brim): Under the cap’s brim, a nod to the Purple One. The topography of Lake Minnetonka is printed here, honoring Prince’s love for the water and all its purifying powers.

Minnesota Twins Nike City Connect Wear Schedule and Retail Availability
The Twins will debut their City Connect uniforms on the field this Friday, June 14 when Minnesota hosts the Oakland Athletics at 7:10 p.m.; the club will also wear them for every remaining Friday home game at Target Field this season, along with three additional Saturday home contests (June 15, July 6 and July 20) for a total of 11 games. The Twins’ Nike City Connect jersey and apparel collection is available exclusively at the Twins New Era Team Store at Target Field or via the Twins Official Online Shop through Sunday, June 16.

The Ripple Effect: Custom-painted Adirondack Chairs to Benefit Our Great State
As part of today’s Target Field launch celebration, a group of 10 diverse Minnesota artists from around the state will be painting two cedar Adirondack chairs apiece in exclusive, custom designs inspired by the Twins’ Nike City Connect colors and theme. Ten of these special Adirondack chairs, manufactured locally in Eagan, will be gifted to locations throughout Minnesota for fans to enjoy this summer, while 10 will be auctioned off from June 14-16 at, with net proceeds benefitting specific programming for four local nonprofits, as outlined below.

• Friends of the Boundary Waters: Proceeds will directly support sending underprivileged Minnesota youth on their first trips to the Boundary Waters.
• Great River Greening: Donations will be utilized to plant native vegetation that will reduce erosion and improve shoreline habitat.
• V3 Sports: Proceeds will fund swim lessons and lifeguard training for youth in north Minneapolis.
• YMCA of the North: Contributions will directly support “Safety Around Water” programming, funding courses for Minnesota youth.

The 10 featured artists are: Emily Anderson (Marine on St. Croix), Taylor Berman (St. Croix Valley), Joe Baltich (Ely), Lynda Grafito and Nico Mist (Twin Cities), Sarah Johnson (Winona), Jen Steinkopf (St. Cloud), Sam St. John (Hastings), Amy Krause (Rochester), Blanche White (Prairie Island Indian Community) and Sam Zimmerman / Zhaawanoogiizhik (Duluth).

The completed Adirondack chairs will be on display at various locations throughout Target Field during the Twins home games from June 11-15, then will be available for viewing at the Stone Arch Bridge Festival on June 15 and 16.

Full artist bios, along with more information on each nonprofit partner, can be found at

Minnesota Twins Nike City Connect Launch Week Events
Minnesotans can celebrate the launch of the Twins’ Nike City Connect uniform at a series of events today and this week.
• Reveal Celebration (Today): A day-long Target Plaza party leads into tonight’s Twins vs. Colorado Rockies game at Target Field. The day’s Target Plaza festivities (outside ballpark gates) are free to the public. The full schedule:

o 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. – Twins New Era Team Store open exclusively to Twins Season Ticket Holders
o 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. – Twins New Era Team Store open to the public (including special offers)
o 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Photo opportunities with Twins mascot T.C. on Target Plaza
o 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Live music from DJ Blasé on Target Plaza
o 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Free ballpark lunch on Target Plaza (hot dog, chips and Pepsi, while supplies last)
o 5:30 p.m. – Target Field gates open (game ticket required)
o 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Photo opportunities with current Twins players (game ticket required)
o 6:40 p.m. – First pitch, Twins vs. Colorado Rockies (game ticket required)
o All Day – Live Target Plaza art displays and photo opportunities featuring local artists

• First On-Field Wear Games (Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15): The Twins will debut their Nike City Connect uniforms on the field this Friday, June 14 (7:10 p.m. first pitch) and Saturday, June 15 (1:10 p.m.), when Minnesota hosts the Oakland Athletics at Target Field.
• Stone Arch Bridge Festival (Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16): The Twins, Nike and Fanatics welcome fans to spin the prize wheel for giveaways, test their arm at the speed pitch booth, get their face painted, hear live music from a DJ, shop for Twins City Connect merchandise and more at a special Twins City Connect area, located beneath the west side of the Hennepin Avenue Bridge at Minneapolis’ famous Stone Arch Bridge Festival.







(info and photos courtesy of Twins)

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