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Target Field

Minnesota Twins

Jun 18, 2017; Minneapolis, MN, USA; A general view at Target Field during the seventh inning in the game between the Minnesota Twins and the Cleveland Indians. The Indians won 5-2.  Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

History of Target Field

Target Field, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a modern baseball stadium that is the home of the Minnesota Twins Major League Baseball team. The stadium, which opened in 2010, has a seating capacity of over 38,000 and is known for its unique design and beautiful views of the city skyline.

Target Field was built to replace the Twins’ former home, the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, and was constructed at a cost of $545 million. The stadium’s design was influenced by the trend of modernist ballparks that emerged in the 1990s, with a natural grass playing surface and a unique “target” seating configuration.

The Minnesota Twins have a successful history at Target Field, including numerous postseason appearances and an American League Central division title in 2010. The team’s dynamic roster and exciting brand of baseball make Target Field a popular destination for fans.

The first game played at Target Field was on April 12, 2010, when the Twins faced off against the Boston Red Sox. The Twins won the game 5-2, and the stadium was packed with over 38,000 fans who were excited to see their new home team play.

In addition to baseball games, Target Field has also hosted a variety of other events over the years, including concerts and college football games. The stadium’s versatile design and state-of-the-art features make it a popular venue for a variety of events.

Target Field is known for its unique features, including the “target” seating configuration, which allows fans to have a closer view of the field and a more intimate experience. The stadium also features a variety of dining options, including local Minneapolis cuisine like Juicy Lucy burgers and tater tot hot dish.

In conclusion, Target Field is a modern and dynamic baseball stadium that offers fans a unique and unforgettable experience. With its natural grass playing surface, “target” seating configuration, and beautiful views of the city skyline, it’s no wonder that it’s a must-visit destination for sports fans and tourists alike. The team’s successful history, including numerous postseason appearances, and exciting brand of baseball make Target Field a popular destination for fans.

Stadium Information

  • Location: 1 Twins Way, Minneapolis, MN 55403
  • Year built: 2010
  • Attendance size: 39,029
  • Division: AL Central