Dome Era Over, Looking Ahead to Target Field

Minnesota Twins LogoThe Minnesota Twins were finished off in the ALDS by the New York Yankees on Sunday to put the final nail in the Metrodome coffin — at least for baseball. With snow already on the ground in the Gopher State and more on its way, it would be easy to think “be careful what you wish for” when it comes to outdoor baseball in October in the new 39,800-seat roofless Target Field. But, as Twins’ president Dave St. Peter put it, “I hope we have that problem every year.”  We are sure fans would agree with this statement whether they live in Minnesota or anywhere.  At least the field will be in good shape should the snow come and temps take a nose dive.   The new field sports 41 miles of cable underneath to keep the field heated above 40 degrees.  Read more here.

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