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The Twins will turn Target Field purple for Prince Night this Friday

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When music legend and Minneapolis native son Prince passed away last April, the Twins responded in all kinds of ways, from turning their ballpark purple to dedicating their walk-up music. 

But just a few days' worth of tributes weren't nearly enough -- this is Prince were talking about, the man who once trash-talked Michael Jackson in a game of ping-pong. So, in remembrance, Minnesota has decided to turn Friday's game against the Indians into Prince Night.

The first 10,000 fans into Target Field will be given a "Purple Rain" umbrella:

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Immediately following the seventh-inning stretch, the fans will remain standing and open their umbrellas for a special moment of silence. And if you think it looks cool on the outside, just wait 'til you see the interior:

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Even the players are getting involved with special purple batting practice jerseys:

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There'll even be postgame fireworks, because if Prince knew one thing, it was how to put on a show.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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