I'm going to try to take the lead on all things Twinkies this off-season. If I'm going to be able to criticize the team to the myriad fans I'm now friends with, I better get cracking on the info.
Let's start with the field.
Newsday's Ken Davidoff paid a visit to Target Field and had nothing but good things to say. Coming from a NY based reporter, I think that's promising.
Here's a picture from a few months ago (not completed) of the view from the 3rd base side:
View at night (again, place is still under construction):
From the outside:
In relation to downtown MPLS:
Metrodome Target Field
Approximate capacity 55,300 40,000
Seating in Lower Level 22,289 19,000
Seating in Upper Level 32,445 13,000
Seating in Club Level N/A 7,000
Suites 95 54
Concourse Width (main) 22 feet 40 feet
Concourse Width (upper) 22 feet 26—44 feet
Restrooms 256 (w), 192 (m) 401 (w), 266 (m)
L Foul Line: 339
Left Field: 377
Right Field: 367
R Foul Line: 328
Edited by drleather2001, 22 October 2009 - 09:38 AM.