In April 1982, the Minnesota Twins took the field at the Hubert H. Metrodome for the first time. Their odds of a pennant were slim: The team had finished in last place in 1981, and was destined for a repeat performance. This weekend, the Twins take the field at the Metrodome for the last time.
Their odds of a pennant are slim: TheyÆre stuck two games back with three to play. They need a sweep and a few big favors.
The Twins can do two things right now: Win and pray.
But in its final days as a baseball stadium, the Metrodome can do a little bit more:
It can send off the home team in raucous fashion, and give the visitors a miserable three days in the process.
The Dome has never been a friendly venue for visitors. The turf is quirky. The roof is the same color as the ba ...
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Article written by Marino Eccher