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Photo by John Autey / Pioneer Press Dozens of Joe Mauer bobble heads wait for prospective buyers at the 2014 MLB All-Star FanFest on Friday at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

Reliving old memories: Fans remember moments from the past during All-Star FanFest


MINNEAPOLIS — Bruce Ekholm gasped when he saw the small, weathered baseball glove in a glass display case.

The 57-year-old baseball fan pulled out his smart phone and took a picture of the glove, which southpaw Rube Waddell of the Philadelphia Athletics wore while defeating Boston’s Cy Young in a 20-inning marathon game on July 4, 1905.

“It looks like there is no padding in it,” Ekholm, of Inver Grove Heights, said. “If you got a hot shot with this, you felt it.”

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