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Mall of America Metrodome

HUBERT H. HUMPHREY METRODOME

Location 900 S. 5th Street

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415

Broke ground December 20, 1979

Opened April 3, 1982

Replaced Metropolitan Stadium

Owner Metropolitan Sports

Facilities Commission

Surface SuperTurf (1982-1986)

Astroturf (1987-2003)

FieldTurf (2004-)

Construction cost $68 million

Architect Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

 

Tenants

Twins (MLB, 1982-)

Vikings (NFL, 1982-)

Golden Gophers (NCAA baseball)

Golden Gophers (NCAA football, 1982-)

Strikers (NASL, 1984)

Timberwolves (NBA, 1989-1990)

Seating capacity

48,000 (Baseball)

63,000 (Football)

50,000 (Basketball)

 

Dimensions

Left Field - 343 ft

Left-Center - 385 ft

Center Field - 408 ft

Right-Center - 367 ft

Right Field - 327 ft

Backstop - 60 ft

Dome Apex: 186 ft

 

FIRSTS at HUBERT H. HUMPHREY METRODOME

Game 04/06/1982

Mariners 11, Twins 7

Attendance 52,279

Hit Dave Engle (home run)

Win Floyd Bannister

Loss Pete Redfern

 

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