Inside new Target Field

Outdoor baseball returns to Minnesota for the first time in 29 years. Dress in layers!

Originally Published: April 12, 2010
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

MINNEAPOLIS -- What? No dull, beige Teflon roof? No cement-hard green carpet? No Hefty bag for a right-field fence? And they dare call this a major league ballpark?

Well, yes. And a damn good one at that. After 29 years of indoor baseball and after years of arguing over the proper amount the public should pay to build a facility for one of the richest families in sports, Minnesota finally has a new outdoor stadium. The Twins play their home opener at Target Field on Monday.

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