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- Faces in the CrowdJune 11, 2001
Ian Brackman, Vancouver
As a huge Twins supporter, I'd like to thank you for giving Span the credit he deserves. He is a great player whom I hope Minnesota can keep in the organization for a long time.
Cassie Johnson, Mantorville, Minn.
The Budget Deficit
I was excited to see your Baseball Preview issue—until I remembered I root for the Padres. I then rechecked the payrolls of the Padres ($37.8 million) and the Yankees ($206.3 million). My next step is to ignore baseball for yet another year.
Mark Lindsey, Leawood, Kans.
As a native of the Bay Area, I have had the opportunity to watch Don Nelson for years (POINT AFTER, April 5). In addition to being the NBA's winningest coach, Nelson is also a master of situational substitutions. To see him drastically change his lineup to befuddle the opposing team just when it has momentum is like watching a superior chef or surgeon at work. As Chris Ballard correctly points out, Nelson has never won a championship as an NBA coach. That's because he enjoys making the journey more than obtaining the prize.
Phil Larson, Santa Rosa, Calif.
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