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Minnesota Twins closing pitcher Glen Perkins delivers against the Chicago White Sox during the ninth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, April 21, 2013. Minnesota won 5-3. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

Perkins takes time to help loyal Twins fan from Bemidji

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Professional athletes often get a bad reputation from the public as arrogant, selfish, and egotistical. While that description — as harsh as it is — may be true for some athletes, my experience Sunday with Minnesota Twins closer Glen Perkins should serve as a reminder to everyone that there are many professional athletes who are still very good people.


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