Twins can get used to the outdoor life

Minnesotans enjoy the view of looking up and not seeing a roof

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

MINNEAPOLIS -- Despite a $550 million price tag, the Minnesota Twins' new ballpark has some drawbacks compared with the Metrodome. For one thing, the box seats are lower, closer to the field, allowing the players to better hear drunk, balding, 300-pound men yell that they need to get the piano off their backs.

"They're down closer, so you can hear a lot more one-liners than we did in the Metrodome," manager Ron Gardenhire said with a smile. "And if something goes wrong, we'll definitely ...

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