Target Field at 10

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Target Field at 10
Target Field at 10

What do you do when you want to add new features to a ballpark with an extremely limited footprint? You change the rules and extend the ballpark boundaries to encompass a nearby plaza, as the Minnesota Twins did this season at Target Field. Target Field was wedged into one of the smallest footprints among Major League Baseball ballparks—just under nine acres. That means any changes to the ballpark has to take place in the existing footprint, as the team did last season with the renovation of the award-winning Bat & Barrel Club. Unless, of course, you change the ballpark's footprint—which the Twins did this offseason by extending Gate 34 closer to First Avenue and creating a new plaza. New security

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