Target Field

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Target Field
Target Field - Opening Day of Inaugural Season.jpg
Location1 Twins Way (3rd Ave. N, between 5th St. N and 7th St. N), Minneapolis, Minnesota
Coordinates44°58′54″N 93°16′42″W / 44.98167°N 93.27833°W / 44.98167; -93.27833Coordinates: 44°58′54″N 93°16′42″W / 44.98167°N 93.27833°W / 44.98167; -93.27833
Broke groundAugust 30, 2007
OpenedJanuary 4, 2010 (first day of operations)
March 27, 2010 (college baseball game)
April 2, 2010 (Twins' exhibition)
April 12, 2010 (Twins' regular season)
OwnerMinnesota Ballpark Authority [1]
OperatorMinnesota Twins
SurfaceGrass
Construction costUSD $ 545 million [2]
ArchitectPopulous
Capacity39,504 [3]
41,000 (Standing Room Only) [4]
Field dimensionsLeft Field - 339 feet (103 m)
Left-Center - 377 feet (115 m)
Center Field left corner - 411 feet (125 m)
Center Field right corner - 403 feet (123 m)
Right-Center - 365 feet (111 m)
Right Field - 328 feet (100 m)
TenantsMinnesota Twins (MLB) (2010–present)

Target Field is the home baseball park of the Minnesota Twins. It is in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. It is the team's sixth ballpark and third in Minnesota. The Twins moved to Target Field in 2010 after 28 seasons at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome. It is the first stadium built just for the Twins. Twins staff moved in on January 4, 2010.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Jennifer Bjorhus (2010-04-25). "Not all work is finished at new Target Field". Star Tribune.
  2. "MinnPost - Twins: Target Field". MinnPost.com. 2009-03-02. Retrieved 2010-04-02.
  3. "Target Field". wcco.com. 2010-02-22. Retrieved 2010-02-22.
  4. Star-Tribune
  5. Twins handed keys to Target Field MLB.com

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Preceded by
Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Home of the
Minnesota Twins

2010 – present
Succeeded by
Current