The ballpark was striking, the sun shone, the fans were exuberant, and the home team won. The Minnesota Twins took their first home game at Target Field, defeating the Boston Red Sox 5-2. Well done Twinkies, here's hoping that's a good omen for the rest of the season.
Here's a gallery of photos from the Twins' home opener, and if you are going to another ballgame at Target Field, here's the 411.
- Photos from the Twins' home opening game at Target Field
- Getting to Target Field: parking, driving and public transit
- Where to eat and drink before and after the game
- Save money: finding cheap Minnesota Twins tickets
Joe Mauer at the Minnesota Twins home opener at Target Field. Hannah Foslien/Getty Images