MLB: Target Field Photos

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  1. Haverhill

    Haverhill Well-Known Member

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    AL Central played the NL Central this year, so you are going to have to wait at least 3 more seasons.
     
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    I can't believe they are having an outdoor stadium in Minnesota. That will make for some cold April games.
     
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    The only thing I am worried about is how much our homefield advantage is affected. Teams hated playing in the Metrodome because they would lose the ball in the lights. Having an outdoor stadium will be a great change of pace and I'm looking forward to seeing at Target Field.
     
  5. jhill

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    They played outdoors at the old Met from the early 60s to the early 80s, when the dome was built. Only issue will be if the Twins make it to the World Series, since the season now can push into November.
     
  6. TarHeelHawk

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    Rep for whoever can tell me what sits on the site of the old Met now.
     
  7. HiltonMagic

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    the MOA?
     
  8. jhill

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    Mall of America and I believe home plate is located some where around Camp Snoopy.
     
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    Correct. There is a marker where home plate was in the amusement park. Apparently I have to aim my rep gun elsewhere.
     
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    correct, but I think Snoppy retired, it's now Sponge Bob..:wink: but Home Plate is Sweet, nice touch
     
  11. Bader

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    There's also one red seat bolted to the wall where Harmon Killebrew's 520' home run landed. (That was the longest homer in the history of the Met)

    Edit: Found a pic

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  12. MNCyGuy

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    isn't there still one of the old stadium seats from the old met in there somewhere as well?
     
  13. Bobber

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    #13 Bobber, Aug 3, 2009
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    3 hour drive for me. Closest Major League Park. It will be fun to go to some games.:smile:
     
  14. jhill

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    It isn't Camp Snoopy any more? When did that happen? Guess that shows how long it has been since I was in the MOA. Dang, I can't even remember when.
     
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    Its Nickolodian Universe.
     
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    That's a **** shame too. Who would have thought Charles Schulz would have such greedy offspring?
     
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    everytime I took my kids or a group there, we would always say if you get lost, make your way over to Snoopy's dish and we will find you.....:wink:

    Not the same without Snoopy.......:skeptical:
     
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    The project manager for the construction of Target Field is an Iowa State Alum. His name is Troy Blizzard, he is originally from Rochester, Minnesota, was a member of Farmhouse Fraternity in the early to mid 90's, and was a very talented trombone player.

    Troy Blizzard - LinkedIn

     
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    #19 CRCy17, Aug 10, 2009
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    My uncle just passed along a pic from his new office...could be a bit of a distraction for him come opening day 2010

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  20. bellzisu

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    Yeah.. It will be hard to see... That red x is so distracting.
     

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