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April 1, 2013 2:23 AM

Every year it amazes me how a couple of 40-degree days can decimate a profound snow cover.

A week ago I looked out my kitchen window and figured it would be another six weeks or so before the gigantic pile next to my driveway would melt. (I piled all of that up? Really? Huh.) Now, that Rocky Mountain has turned into an Appalachian, on its way to being a Black Hill -- probably by the time I finish this post.

Likewise, every year it amazes me how a few guys throwing and hitting baseballs around while wearing funny pajamas can decimate a profound winter funk.

Firing up spring training games on the Roku is an interesting exercise, but it's nothing compared to the moment when everything goes from not counting to counting. My mood goes from bulb to bud to flower in a very short time.

Now, let's be honest here. As the snow has drizzled away from my yard, it has revealed much of what was left there last fall. The pure whiteness of early snows covered an array of junk ranging from dirt patches to foundation crumbs to creeping charlie to long-buckled pavers. It hid -- beautifully, for a time -- all of the warts of my yard. But now I can see them again.

Without dwelling on this too much, something very similar happened to my team. As the winter has dissipated, all of the roster warts have reappeared. And I don't have to tell you that it isn't pretty.

But this is opening day, and every team is undefeated -- including the Twins. I'm going to milk that little psychological dodge for all it's worth in the next 24 hours.

Weather

I have cousins who, though of hardy Scandinavian midwestern stock, were born and raised in southern California. When we took family trips to visit them, they always got these bemused smiles when we obsessed about which jacket to take with for the day trips. If you asked what it's going to be like tomorrow, they just shrugged: "Same as today."

The allure of such a climate is not lost on me. I spend a fair amount of psychic energy jonesing for San Diego in January (if only it wasn't the Padres). But living without weather seems to miss some essential part of the human experience. Maybe I'm wrong.

But this is Minnesota, so we have weather. And with weather, we have an endless source of conversation and debate. (Debate is a little insane, of course, because weather just, well, is, and you can't do much about it.) So let's just agree that this is some weather we're having for the opener, huh?

Somebody at MPR did a little survey of past opening days, and I found it interesting, but not for the reason it was created. Yes, there have been some cold openers, but the coldest, at 33 degrees, was on April 16. And the previous earliest was a 53-degree April 6.

While I don't exactly think that opening on April 1 is too early, it may be a little ill-advised for clubs like the Twins who run a significant risk of conditions very shocking to baseball bodies which have been incubating under 70-ish Florida skies. It certainly wouldn't have to be that way.

For fans, Target Field is actually something of a weather paradise. You can find shelter in lots of places, or just brave the elements to your heart's content. For the record, I've never spent a single moment jonesing for the Metrodome, unlike some. Tomorrow promises to be a people-watching paradise near the french fry lights, which have come to remind me more and more of this familiar State Fair scene:

More than that, you'll be able to tell visually where the heat is. My guess is that any spot in the sun will be filled tomorrow. This is the exact opposite of some July games I've been to, when the crowd would visibly move right along with the shade.

If you can't see the beauty of this dance yet, give it a try tomorrow. I assure you, this is an essential part of the Great Game, and an equally essential part of being alive.

Contests

I've opened two new contests for this year:

Twins in '13 Crystal Ball Challenge (guess how the Twins will do this season)

2013 Season Crystal Ball Challenge (guess who the 2013 playoff teams will be)

I'll give prizes again for best guesses, and before too long have a tote board running so everyone can see how they are doing.

Last year's prizes have all been awarded (though two remain unclaimed). In the Twins in 2012 division, pisomojado8 was the only one to nail the Twins exactly at 66 wins, with coreyr44 and luke each off by only one. I also awarded a couple of extra prizes to Uffda and tk for guessing Justin Morneau's total of 19 homers, and BR and Eric for getting Mauer's batting average (.319) right on the nose.

In the playoff gambit, back last spring, Leroy got the most playoff teams right, also guessing that the Tigers would be in the World Series. coreyr44 got second place, guessing the Giants would be there. For what it's worth, my picks came in fourth place, which shocked me. Then I realized that I'd just left my test data there and never made any actual picks. In other words, literally random picks scored surprisingly high.

In the official 2012 Playoff Challenge, held after the field had been established, FD was the only one to get the Giants winning the Series, making it the second year in a row he won it all. DeePee came in second, with StevieB in third.

I'm going to extend the deadlines for this year's contests, so please invite your friends!

Unrelated: Listen carefully, and you may hear the sound of drums beating. More on this subject to come.

Resurrection

"As for Opening Day, it's just another high holy day celebrating resurrection." -- fiesta

As a church musician, I spent the past three weeks (months?) agonizing over the tiniest details of events which would come in go in the span of an hour. Despite the value they provide to the assembled community (which cannot be overestimated), they tend to be forgotten about as soon as the printed materials are recycled.

As a result, it would be reasonable to feel a sort of despair for the disposability of the work. But I do not despair. I always focus instead on what is left when the memory of the event has had time to gel. We don't remember things exactly as they happened. Our brains do not function like camcorders.

We remember how we felt. We remember who we were with. We remember the gist of things without needing (or even wanting) the details. We remember a specific detail here and there out of a sea of details. We remember the overarching idea, the big picture, the truth of the thing.

When we remember a gathering of people, we remember the spirit of the place, perhaps as captured by grabbing a few details, but perhaps not. This is important to understand, and it's one of the reasons I tend to obsess about the gathering of people, especially the places and occasions where we gather.

Would it surprise you to know that most of what you remember of your life never happened -- at least not the way you think it did? It's true and scientifically verifiable. Nevertheless, what and how we remember is how we engage our humanity. It's how we make the most out of our lives.

That's Opening Day to me.

I could look up whether the Twins won or lost their home opener last year, but I don't have to. I remember what that game felt like. I remember the excitement of the crowd as that first pitch was thrown. I even remember how we cheered Nishioka. (Wait. Was that last year? The year before? Did that really happen? Doesn't matter.)

I can't predict what I'll get out of tomorrow's game, but it will add to the joy I feel at the thought of light returning to the earth after deep darkness. I will fill my lungs with cold new air. Only baseball gets this one right: Its season starts and ends at just the right moment.

So, I'll see you there. And when I think about it later, regardless of the game time temperature or the final score, I'll probably remember it, and you who experienced it with me, warmly.

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Awesome job Rick! OPENING DAY!!!!

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 07:21 AM by ole Highlight this comment 1

As Joe Tait used to say on Cleveland radio broadcasts, "It's a be-e-e-aut-ti-ful day for baseball!" (A tad chilly, but beautiful nonetheless.)

I'm sorry that I added the "just" into the quote of mine Rick pulled out. "Just" seems to diminish the significance of the day. A happy high holy day to all!

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 07:49 AM by fiesta Highlight this comment 2

Opening Day should be a national holiday.

Another great post, Rick. /applause/

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 08:20 AM by F_T_K Highlight this comment 3

"For lo the winter is past, the rain is over and gone; the flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land." Song of Solomon by way of Ernie Harwell. See ya at the ballpark this afternoon!

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 09:03 AM by terry Highlight this comment 4

Hey Rick, I'm a long-time reader and enjoyer of your work here - thanks for giving those of us who can't regularly get to games a unique perspective on what we wish we were experiencing with the throngs at Target Field.

I'm curious: What kind of church music work do you do? No need to answer if you'd rather not. Hope Easter weekend came together very well for you.

Hope springs eternal - especially today.

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 09:19 AM by FMelius Highlight this comment 5

Head over to my Flickr, I posted a pic of the new RF seats as seen from gate 34. I will post some other angles when we get in.

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 10:48 AM by Jared Highlight this comment 6

A great day to be a fan! Hope everyone stays warm, I'll be watching from my computer in Mankato. Win Twins!

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 1:11 PM by Eric Highlight this comment 7

I'm thinking about posting a daily Twink win-o-meter after each game! Will either be on pace for 162 wins or 0 wins after today.

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 1:47 PM by twinfan Highlight this comment 8

How about you start your own web site and see if Holiday will sponsor it instead?

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 2:38 PM by Stevie B Highlight this comment 9

Not at the yard, but headed home from work: TWC app says its 33. Doesn't feel TOO bad out here. Wind seems to be light. Coulda been worse I guess.

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 3:44 PM by luke Highlight this comment 10

I just posted another angle from the Great Clips section. View is way better. Probably wont sit there much. The new section did create a large standing room area in that corner.

You would also notice new signage. The K counter has been moved to 322. It appears the concession carts have been downsized. The turf in RF looks pretty rough. More updates as I walk around and notice new things.

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 3:57 PM by Jared Highlight this comment 11

Jared...what name can I find you on Flickr? I wanna check out your pix. Thanks.

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 4:23 PM by luke Highlight this comment 12

How is the grass pattern looking? Hope Larry boy mixed it up a little! Traditional checkerboard? Well at least they got new heated seats in the dugout this year!

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 4:54 PM by twinfan Highlight this comment 13

How was the music selection during today's game? I read in a recent article that they changed the music director and wanted to have the music be more apart of the overall game experience.

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 7:55 PM by Jeff Highlight this comment 14

They still played the atrocious "Everybody Clap Your Hands" crap. Of course, Parmelee struck out with the bases loaded afterward.

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 8:09 PM by FD Highlight this comment 15

Connection issues prevented more images from going up via celly, I will post a few more I got with my big camera.

my flickr is linked. click my name.

A few other things to note. Grass pattern is the same as last year. Yeah that grass in right is rough. Its growing back nicely but it appears to have been seeded with a different strain (a bluer-bluegrass variety, I don't know much about grass strains) so the worn areas stand out.

I haven't had a seat in straight away center (235) until this game. If you are at a late afternoon/evening game, be sure to wear a hat with a bill otherwise your arms will get very tired from shielding your eyes so that you can see.

All Star Game Priority promotions/ads were everywhere today and likely will be until July 2014. I heard many people talking about trying to find people to pair up with on full season packages to get priority for the ASG.

There is a new typeface gracing our video scoreboards. It is a lot cleaner and easier to read but still a one-off. It has interesting serifs with notches, sorta new Gopher football jersey-esque.

The grounds crew mowed from the alley in left center to at least center while they were prepping the field finishing about 10-15 minutes before the Star Spangled Banner. I didn't pay attention to where they stopped exactly but I know they didn't go into right field. Never saw that in the past 3 years. They also were still putting in the potted flowers along the fence (Most likely to keep them out of the cold) right before gates opened and they pretty much wilted right away.

Regarding the food cart downsizing. There were noticeably fewer carts today. Hopefully it stays that way. The Great Clips Seats renovation left a wonky area (the very corner where 101 and old 141 met) that they turned into a nice standing room area. The carts that were in that corner were not there today and there was much easier traffic flowing through there. The great clips seats are now on the same level as the overlook seats (as you can see in my pictures) but they are separated by railings. So you ballhawks won't be able to move between those two sections without going up and around. As I mentioned before, the view is much better, especially because now you are sitting on a bar stool height chair. however, I still don't see this as a popular seating area...yet.

There seem to be more ballpark directory signage throughout the stadium (maybe more noticeable, not sure).

The "At the Ballpark" app is pretty cool for a number of different reasons but still has some limitations. You can find out players at-bat music pretty easily but you can't search for a particular food item. You kinda have to go through the stand's menus one by one to find what they have...at least from my experience using the app.

There were a couple of gentlemen in the Champions club who ran up and down the aisles with the complementary blankets tied around their necks like capes. That was pretty funny.

The Twins wore the throwbacks today. My buddy noticed how "see through" they were, which made me think how thin the material had to be, how cold I was with my many layers on and how cold the players had to have been. I remember one of the players saying in an interview 2 seasons ago how they would choose not to wear certain unis (grays maybe) on the road during the summer because they were thick and heavy compared to others (say the blue roadies). I wonder if the same holds at home and if it does why they didn't utilize it.

There were a few other things/changes I noticed but I can't think of them at the moment.

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 8:35 PM by jared Highlight this comment 16

Speaking of music: they did get a new music guy and in my opinion this guy must be an oldies guy because he played some great oldies stuff but had a really nice variety. He stepped on the organists toes a bit now and then but that will get worked out.

The Clap Your Hands and Make some Noise, yadda yaddas were played early and often.

I heard an interesting statement about Jason Marquis on the radio this morning on the way in. Apparently he butted heads with the pitching staff while here and apparently came in saying "look guys, I have been pitching in the league for 15 years. You don't need to worry about me, I got this". I about drove off the road laughing at that ridiculousness.

Oh, there was ice in the seating sections. Lots of ice. mostly in the right field sections that saw runoff or the sections out of the sun, obviously. Ushers were putting down salt during BP.

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 8:41 PM by jared Highlight this comment 17

FD...watching on FSN, I heard rumbles of Everybody Clap Your Hands. And yes, I saw Parms graceful bow afterwards. Bases juiced too :/.
Thanks Jared. I will check out your snaps.
Its good to have baseball back.

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 9:22 PM by luke Highlight this comment 18

The Clap Your Hands thing is as much a sports staple as Rock & Roll Part 2 was a generation ago. It's here to stay and is unlikely to ever be dropped. As for the new musical director and "making the music more a part of the game experience", I'm not sure what that's supposed to mean, but today's musical selection seemed no more focused on the game than anything else we've heard in the past. There was a drift back, somewhat, to more of a KQRS sound with Mellencamp and Springsteen getting a decent run. However, plenty of hip hop and country made the play list as well.

On the food front, the AZ Canteen Burger instantly became the best specialty food item on the Target Field menu by some distance. At $13, the thing isn't cheap. However, it's awesome, almost too good for ballpark food. We got in the park about 45 minutes before first pitch and the line was about three or four people deep. Luckily we tried it then and there. By the fourth inning the line was at least twenty people long. Hopefully quality control will be maintained as time goes on, but this is a great burger. The lamb/goat combo has a different taste to it, but with the tomatoes, onions, and the bun, along with the chipotle chips, it all worked.

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 9:28 PM by Jorge Highlight this comment 19

Everybody Clap Your Hands is a "staple"? A "staple"? What have you been smoking? Who else does it besides the Twins, I would like to know. I have never heard the Lakers do it. I have never heard the LA Angels do it. FGS even the Timberwolves are more refined than Everybody Clap Your Hands.

Posted on April 2, 2013 at 05:56 AM by luke Highlight this comment 20

I didn't hear it until the 7th or 8th inning, so considered myself lucky. On the food front, I tried the Fish & Chips. I thought it was well done...though I had to wait awhile for it to be handed to me. Should've timed it. All I know is that after being in the sunny grandstand, that 10-15 minutes in the concourse really chilled me down.

Posted on April 2, 2013 at 07:15 AM by fiesta Highlight this comment 21

Watch MLB and NBA on TV regularly and you'll hear the song in the background for a majority of the teams, even the Timberwolves who played it as recently as this past Saturday against Memphis. The Twins are very much in the majority here.

Posted on April 2, 2013 at 07:18 AM by Jorge Highlight this comment 22

Some minor things I noticed that were different at the ballpark yesterday.

The US Bank Homerun Porch now has more signage on the face of the sections. I think there used to be 1-2, now there are 6-7.

This means the Strikeout ALS "K" signage had to move. I couldn't see it from Sec 122. Anyone know where it went? I'm guessing on the 200 or 300 level face behind me.

There are definitely some new "where to find things" signs. We were getting to the ballpark later than intended so I didn't get to explore much more. I'll be back on April 13 and try to find more changes.

Posted on April 2, 2013 at 08:30 AM by CSG Mike Highlight this comment 23

Just found Jared's note above... "The K counter has been moved to 322." That explains why I couldn't find it.

Posted on April 2, 2013 at 08:35 AM by CSG Mike Highlight this comment 24

A few things I noticed were definitely fewer food carts throughout the concourse. I am thinking this was more to deal with the cold weather and providing fans more space in the concourse to congregate and stay warm. Hopefully I am wrong and they continue to keep the concourses more open and less cluttered with concession carts as we get into the summer months. The biggest improvement was behind the homeplate area from section 107-117.

The concession stand just inside gate 34 (under the Metropolitan Club) is now a "Twins Pub"...in the past, it was a "Taste of Twins Territory" stand. Good place for a Beer stand with all of the standing room areas in that RF corner, including the Great Clips Great Seats.

More signage/advertising has been added throughout the ballpark, including painted advertisements on some of the walls in the concourse.

K-TWIN 96.3FM has a little broadcast booth just outside Gate 34 on the plaza. And speaking of K-TWIN 96.3...its everywhere. We all get it that its Pohlad-owned and is the new radio home of the Minnesota Twins.

New flags have been added for the AL Central Division teams, at least for Detroit and Cleveland.

FS North upgraded their broadcast area in the LF Corner.

The elevator lobby areas are some of the best places to keep warm if you are in the upper level of the ballpark.

The sod in RF looks terrible.

It was surreal sitting in the stands feeling like its mid-December but yet looking out at the field and seeing the green grass and sunshine. You would have thought it was June or July.

Posted on April 2, 2013 at 09:36 AM by Mike Highlight this comment 25

A Twins starter going six solid innings? Didn't see that too often last year.

Posted on April 2, 2013 at 09:52 AM by terry Highlight this comment 26

Lots of changes to the physical plant. Any changes to the baseball being played?

Posted on April 2, 2013 at 10:43 AM by Ben Highlight this comment 27

You could definitely notice a change in the music selection. Many more oldies and classics and less pop and hip hop. Very nice change in my opinion.

Yes, we heard the "everybody clap your hands" in the bottom of the 7th inning with Parmalee at bat with bases loaded, but it was played very seldom yesterday. I don't mind the "everybody clap your hands" when its played once or twice, its when its played over and over that it gets tiring.

Posted on April 2, 2013 at 10:44 AM by Mike (aka Mike) Highlight this comment 28

There's a new ad board, I think for Glad wrap/plastic bags on the balcony facade between the Trapezoid and the small section beneath the celebration sign.

The Captain Morgan Party Deck is now a sponsorless Twins Pub. I'm a bit surprised the team doesn't have a replacement for Captain Morgan for naming rights. Everyone I know referred to that area by its corporate brand name. You'd think a new sponsor would jump at the opportunity.

Regarding the more substantial FSN set in left field, that will be the permanent pregame/postgame spot. Previously FSN had occasionally broadcast from right field behind the Overlook and now defunct bleachers. Between standing fans and the new set, the entrance to the New Era shop is a bit hemmed in.

Speaking of the bleachers, the rear of the party deck that replaced the section is elevated at concourse level, rendering it impossible to stand there and watch the game as in the past. The new open area next to the party deck absorbed some of the standing fans.

Posted on April 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM by Jorge Highlight this comment 29

What happened to the debacle in right field? Larry???? Will out boys see above 500 this year? My first game right now scheduled for May 31st. By then we should be about 22-33!

Posted on April 2, 2013 at 12:02 PM by twinfan Highlight this comment 30

I think the reason for the nameless party deck next to the Town Ball Tavern is because the deal fell through with Summit.

Posted on April 2, 2013 at 12:02 PM by Jeff Highlight this comment 31

No mention of Bert's birthday last night. I wonder if he got told to give it a rest.

Posted on April 2, 2013 at 12:21 PM by Ben Highlight this comment 32

I wonder if the Summit TBT deal fell through because Anheuser-Busch played their "MLB corporate sponsor" card. Message: "Don't mess with the big boys!"

Posted on April 2, 2013 at 1:27 PM by fiesta Highlight this comment 33

If A-B had a card to play, it may have been a card it was contractually able to play, which might make one wonder how deeply the Twins reviewed said contract before making any public noise about a Summit deal.

Posted on April 2, 2013 at 1:56 PM by Jorge Highlight this comment 34

I too assumed A-B played a card, though I also assume it is in their contract to do so. There didn't seem to be any animosity in the Twins-Summit Brew announcement. Too bad in my opinion, but I'm sure A-B pays way more money than Summit could. Still too bad, and I bet the Twins don't like it either.

Agree with Jorge that everyone I overheard still knows it as the "Captain's deck", so someone is missing out on a chance to brand it differently.

Music was better to my ears. I don't mind the clap clap clap songs in moderation. It was damn cold in the upper deck and I only lasted 4 innings up there before retreating to the heating lamps down below. Maybe 50 on Wednesday, so it will be better. The wind was the problem on Monday for sure. They should have enveloped the stadium in a windbreaker that could be wrapped around the upper deck on cold days...dummies! (I'm kidding, I still love the place).

Posted on April 3, 2013 at 01:26 AM by Lincster Highlight this comment 35

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Perched welder on the top of the canopy.









Skyline to the left of me, jokers to the right, here I am, stuck in the outfield with you... (click to enlarge)



Brick work just inside the opening matches the color of the limestone - per Jerry Bell's requirements.



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The scoreboard terminates the view on Fifth Street as seen from Hennepin



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The media had some beautiful foliage to use as a background.



Revised outfield configuration (courtesy HOK Sport)



A few weeks ago there were sand volleyball courts here. When the park opens, this will be surface parking. Maybe one day there will be something more interesting built on top of that parking...



Staircase entrance. You cannot miss them.



Lots of sun, but not much scoreboard from 127



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This would have been the HERC side, though it's unclear just how far over the plant the retracted roof would have gone. My fear was always that they would have to shorten the track and more of the roof would have stayed over the ballpark. The only good retractable roof is one which disappears when not in use. I don't think they could have realistically created such a thing.



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The dessert carts came out earlier, and looked even better than last year.



The knothole (sans view of anything interesting)






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Emergency access viewed in context



Serious home dugout work in progress.






More of a bird's-eye view of the same area.



You can't get there from here.






You'll be able to park here for a quick stop at the Pro Shop or ticket window.






Fun with section counting!



Look familiar? Unfortunately, just adding little balconies with cool angles will not offset the pervading ugliness.









The french fry lights were on!



The bases for the player statues have been recently upgraded.


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HPB - Home Plate Box

HRP - Home Run Porch

LC - Legends Club

LRT - Light Rail Transit

MBA - Minnesota Ballpark Authority (will own Target Field)

MOA - Mall of America

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