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Fresh Out the Box

Posted By Alex Belth On April 12, 2010 @ 3:37 pm In Bronx Banter | Comments Disabled

Previewing the Angels…

Meanwhile, Tyler Kepner gives his first impressions of Target Field [1]:

You cannot overstate how cool the massive old-fashioned Twins logo in center field is. The Minneapolis and St. Paul characters will share a neon handshake every time a Twin hits a homer. Like the Mets’ apple or Bernie Brewer’s slide or the Phillies’ giant Liberty Bell, this is a distinctive feature that will have special appeal to kids.

…As Peter Pascarelli of ESPN points out, it doesn’t remind you of anywhere else, and that’s a good thing. But there are some of the best elements of other parks, like the evergreen trees behind the center field fence (similar to Coors Field in Denver) and the nearby downtown skyline, like Pittsburgh, Baltimore and Cleveland.

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[1] Tyler Kepner gives his first impressions of Target Field: http://bats.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/04/12/first-impressions-of-target-field/

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