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Minneapolis, MN 55407
"You talk about the magic, the aura, but what really makes a stadium is the fans. Concrete doesn't talk back to you. Chairs don't talk back to you. It's the people who are there, day in, day out, that makes the place magic."
– Bernie Williams
Explore the Site
Here are 50 images chosen randomly from the 3033 found on this site. Click the image to be taken to the original post. A new list is created every 10 minutes.
Row indicators are spray-painted with stencils over rust and peeling paint.
Section 331, Row 9
Hot dawgs! Getcher hot dawgs!
Mary Larson (left), a music teacher from Maple Grove, was a TwinsFest SSB winner and got to sing the anthem before the game.
Not my actual kids!
This will be a bar/restaurant.
The images on that wall appear to be of great Twins moments in history.
Supports for the little sections in the outfield.
These images are found at the top of the staircase, which leads to the Suite Level.
This view looks up Fifth Street toward downtown and shows how the LRT tracks sort of snuggle up to the ballpark.
Evidence of a food court behind the seating above the batter's eye
"Hey look! There we are!"
Work on one of the side panels
Looking back toward the ballpark from Third Avenue and Fifth Street. Again, the track configuration is now clearly visible.
T is for Twins
Looking from First Avenue toward the ballpark (over the top of a construction barricade)
Gate 29 Carew (note the walkway above open to the street where you can shout down at your lost friends to tell them where to meet you)
Home plate mount from Met Stadium (Source: LP, courtesy Clyde Doepner)
Viewed from up Sixth Street, the tip of the canopy looks like the claw of some gigantic crustacean!
This view looks through the opening in the fence where the crosswalk will be.
Staircase entrance. You cannot miss them.
A look at Gate 34.
An ice cream salad cone -- er, Walk-a-Taco
Shh. Don't tell those people working behind the ticket windows about these automated ticketing machines (underneath the plaza stairs)
Carew atrium menu part 2
These stairs will go up to the centerfield pavilion.
Who Owns What (Click for larger version. Source: Ballpark Authority)
Gate 29 escalators
Finished product (Field Terrace)
Target Plaza looking toward the grandstand
Glass going in over the Oliva gate.
BPM - Ballpark Magic
BRT - Bus Rapid Transit
DSP - Dave St. Peter
FSE - Full Season Equivalent
FYS - Fake Yankee Stadium (see also: NYS)
HERC - Hennepin Energy Resource Company (aka the Garbage Burner)
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
MSFC - Minnesota Sports Facilities Commission (owns the Metrodome)
NYS - New Yankee Stadium
SRO - Standing Room Only
STH - Season Ticket Holder
TCFBS - TCF Bank Stadium
TF - Target Field
Selected Bibliography - Analysis
First Edition (1992)
Second Edition (2006)
Selected Bibliography - Surveys
Second Edition (1987)
Not a "Third Edition" exactly,
but it replaced the above title
(2000, large coffee table)
Original edition (2000, round)
Revised edition (2006, round)
(2001, medium coffee table)
(2002, small coffee table)
(2003, medium coffee table)
(2004, very large coffee table)
(2006, very large coffee table)
Combines the previous two titles
(2007, medium coffee table)
Selected Bibliography - Nostalgia
Book and six ballpark miniatures