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Trampled By Turtles to sing national anthem before Twins' game

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Trampled By Turtles will sing the National Anthem before Monday's Minnesota Twins game against the New York Yankees. 2019 file/News Tribune
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Trampled By Turtles will sing the national anthem before the Minnesota Twins' American League Division Series Game 3 against the New York Yankees on Monday at Target Field, the band announced Friday.

"Tune in and Go Twins!" the band posted on Twitter. Dave Simonett, the band's front man, is a Twins fan and occasional guest on sports talk radio station KFAN.

The game is at 7:40 p.m. Monday.

Trampled By Turtles, which formed in Duluth in the early 2000s, is currently touring, including a few shows in St. Cloud, Bemidji and Mankato in mid-November.

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