Grading Target Field- Home of the Twins

From the second you got inside Gate 29 (Rod Carew’s gate), it was heavenly.

Perhaps it’s the years and years without outdoor baseball, the stuffy and plain hallways of the Metrodome, or the light green surface they try to pass off as grass. Whatever it is, for Minnesota, this stadium is special, and the Metrodome and those terrible features of it, is a distant memory.

But nothing is above criticism, and the trip to Target Field is no exception.  The new home of the Twins had it’s ups and downs on this day, so let’s find out exactly what they were with the grades of Downtown Minneapolis’ 40,000 seat palace.

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Joe Mauer

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