Target Field became the home of the Minnesota Twins when it opened in 2010. Since then, many players have donned a Twins uniform. Here are the best of them.
In 2010, Target Field officially opened as the home of the Minnesota Twins after decades at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome. Since then, the Twins have had their ups and downs season after season.
Target Field has been one of MLB’s nicest ballparks since it opened, winning numerous awards and being a place for people all around the midwest to go and see their beloved Twins take on their opponents.
Although they have struggled to play at the level fans became accustomed to at the Metrodome, they have still had quite a few productive players put on the “TC” hat since Target Field opened. There are sure to be more to come.
Fans remember such Twins legends as Kirby Puckett, Kent Hrbek, Gary Gaetti and Brad Radke playing at the Dome, but Target Field has already has some amazing Twins play on its turf. Joe Mauer is the star that has become the legend of Target Field. Byron Buxton and Miguel Sano are looking to become the next ones.
The Twins have a long history of great players to play for their organization. Target Field has only been around for eight seasons, if you count the current 2017 season. While that is not much time to groom legends, there have been a good amount of memorable players.
All-Time Target Field Team
The All-Time Target Field team is a 25-man roster of the best players to play for the Twins at Target Field. Nine hitters in the starting lineup, four reserves, five starters, six relievers and a closer. These are the players that best represent the first eight years at Target Field.