Target Field facts for kids
|Location||1 Twins Way (3rd Ave. N, between 5th St. N and 7th St. N), Minneapolis, Minnesota|
|Broke ground||August 30, 2007|
|Opened||January 4, 2010 (first day of operations)
March 27, 2010 (college baseball game)
April 2, 2010 (Twins' exhibition)
April 12, 2010 (Twins' regular season)
|Owner||Minnesota Ballpark Authority|
|Construction cost||USD $ 545 million|
41,000 (Standing Room Only)
|Field dimensions||Left 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)
|Minnesota 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.
Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
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2010 – present
Images for kids
The site of Target Field, two days before construction commenced on May 21, 2007. The location is bordered by 7th St. N (overpass on left), the Hennepin Energy Recovery Center, 5th St. N (overpass on the right side), and the 394 exits and downtown parking ramp (foreground). The tall red building is the Ford Centre.
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