While perusing the internet on my lunch break, I found this article from CNN about some of the technological upgrades that some Major League Baseball parks had undergone going into the 2011 season. I was surprised that Target Field, even only being a year old, had made some upgrades.â†µ
I was significantly more shocked when I read who, apparently, approved those changes.â†µ
The new scoreboard mostly accommodates fans sitting in left field, who often complained of having to crank their heads to view live game video and statistical info on the scoreboard towering over them. This off-season, Twins owner Carl Pohlad made the move to address all the grumbling. â†µ â†µâ†µ
Kudos to the Twins for putting up a nice, new scoreboard at Target Field, and I, for one, would like to shake Carl Pohlad's hand for it.â†µ
You know, if it wasn't for the minor fact that Carl Pohlad has been dead for over two years and never even saw Target Field, let alone gave the go-ahead for any upgrades to it.â†µ
The former Twins' owner passed away in January 2009 at the age of 93. His son Jim is now the primary owner of the club.â†µ
Let this be a lesson for all you aspiring writer types out there. . .research is important.