On October 11th, 2009, the last MLB game was played under the roof of the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome. The New York Yankees beat the Minnesota Twins 4-1 to sweep the ALDS three games to none. This, however, was not the last baseball game played at the Metrodome. In fact, the last Metrodome baseball game is yet to played.
Although the Twins’ new stadium, Target Field, became the team’s home in 2010, the Metrodome remains home to college baseball. Since the Twins’ 2009 season, hundreds of college baseball games (DI, II, III, NAIA, & JUCO) continue to be played at the Dome. Why? Because the weather in the northern Midwest in February, much of March, and sometimes April, is cold, wet, and snowy. Continue reading