The association spent millions of dollars helping Baker during his unsuccessful 2010 bid to unseat Governor Deval Patrick. It is expected to again have a significant involvement in this year’s contest, which is seen nationally as a realistic opportunity for a Republican win. Baker, Romney, and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, the association’s chairman, headlined a fund raiser for it in Boston this year.. 1. The Masters. Augusta was buzzing. The wind with its cold froze the 2 men’s wet…