The early success of the Twin's minor league affiliates got me thinking the other day. How important is winning in the minors? Yes, it is important to the individual teams, as it draws more attendance, thus obviously helping that organization. But how important is it for the players as they move up the ladder?
I did some research. I went back and looked at how the core of the successful 2000s teams did in the minors.
Most fans here know it, but a lot of average fans probably