Join the Minnesota Twins, the Twin Cities chapter of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, and the University of Minnesota for an exciting evening celebrating baseball and philanthropy! 

Enjoy an evening indoors at the ballpark, bid on rare baseball memorabilia, be part of an awards dinner featuring current and former Twins, and celebrate 2016 Diamond Awards winners.

Proceeds support the University’s innovative research and patient care in ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), ataxia, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, and Parkinson’s disease.

Purchase tickets

Purchase sponsorship

E-mail or call 612-626-4951 for sponsorship opportunity information.

2017 Diamond Awards

January 26, 2017 - 5:30pm
Target Field
1 Twins Way
Minneapolis, Minnesota


2016 Diamond Awards

View photos and the event video featuring Patrick Tyk’s inspiring story of undergoing a surgical procedure called deep brain stimulation to help treat Parkinson’s symptoms.


Stay informed

Sign up today to receive Neurosciences News, the University of Minnesota's print and email newsletter featuring stories about the latest brain-related research, gifts in action, and more.


Show your support

Like UofMGiving on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @UMN_Give to receive event updates, University research news, and more. Visit to find out how you can continue to make a difference.