Minnesota Twins Homestand Highlights Tuesday, July 16 - Wednesday, July 24

Twins vs. New York Mets, Oakland Athletics and New York Yankees

July 15th, 2019

The American League Central Division-leading Minnesota Twins will open up their second-half home schedule with a nine-game, three-series homestand at Target Field against the New York Mets (tomorrow-Wednesday), Oakland Athletics (Thursday-Sunday) and New York Yankees (July 22-24).

TICKET AVAILABILTY

Tickets are available for all nine games of the homestand and can be purchased at twinsbaseball.com, by using the MLB Ballpark app, by calling 612-33-TWINS (612-338-9467) or 800-33-TWINS (800-338-9467), or in-person at the Target Field Ticket Office.

INGRESS POLICIES

The Twins have implemented two new policies aimed at speeding fan ingress at Target Field, while still providing a fan-friendly experience and, most importantly, continuing to uphold Major League Baseball guidelines regarding safety and security. For more information, please visit twinsbaseball.com/entry.

Twins fans coming to Target Field are reminded to plan ahead, arrive early and consider all the transportation options available, whether you plan to drive, take transit, bike or walk.

“APOLLO AT THE PARK”

In conjunction with the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, the Twins are proud to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing by displaying a full-sized statue of Neil Armstrong’s Apollo 11 spacesuit at Target Field. The statue is accessible to all fans, and is located just outside the Bat & Barrel entrance on the Delta SKY360° Club level, while the Twins will also celebrate the 50th anniversary during the July 20 game vs. Oakland (please see below).

A game-by-game overview of the upcoming homestand follows:

TWINS VS. NEW YORK METS: TUESDAY, JULY 16 – WEDNESDAY, JULY 17 (2 GAMES)

Tuesday, July 16 vs. New York Mets, Presented by Pentair (7:10 p.m.)

  • Twins Towel, Presented by Pentair: The first 10,000 fans in attendance will receive a Twins towel, courtesy of Pentair.
  • U.S. Bank Meal Deal: Every Monday and Tuesday, purchase a U.S. Bank Home Run Porch View or Field Box High ticket and receive a FREE Schweigert™ hot dog and Pepsi.
  • Military Discount presented by FOX Sports North: Active military members or veterans with a valid ID plus up to three guests receive half-price Diamond Box High or Home Plate View tickets every Monday through Thursday game, courtesy of FOX Sports North.

Wednesday, July 17 vs. New York Mets (12:10 p.m.)

  • Schweigert™ Dollar-A-Dog Day: Every Wednesday, hot dogs are just $1 at the Hennepin Grille and Taste of Twins Territory concession stands. (Limit 20,000 per game; 2 per person.)
  • Postgame Drone Racing: 10 minutes following the final out, join the Twins for a special, interactive drone race in Bat & Barrel featuring the Hydra FPV drone racing team.
  • Student Day presented by Rasmussen College: Every Wednesday, Ballpark Access tickets are just $5 for students – also available through mobile delivery! Plus, students can download a free Metro Transit ride pass, all presented by Rasmussen College.
  • Treasure Island Resort & Casino Senior Days: Fans 55 and better receive a $5 discount on Field Box, Treasure Island Cove and Left Field Bleacher tickets for all weekday day games.
  • Military Discount presented by FOX Sports North**:** Active military members or veterans with a valid ID plus up to three guests receive half-price Diamond Box High or Home Plate View tickets every Monday through Thursday game, courtesy of FOX Sports North.

TWINS VS. OAKLAND ATHLETICS: THURSDAY, JULY 18 – SUNDAY, JULY 21 (4 GAMES)

Thursday, July 18 vs. Oakland Athletics, Presented by Alerus (7:10 p.m.)

  • University of North Dakota Night, Presented by Alerus: Fans who purchase a ticket for this theme night package will receive an exclusive co-branded University of North Dakota/Twins baseball cap, while the night will also include a distinguished UND alum throwing out the first pitch and more. A portion of each ticket purchased through this special package will go to support the UND Alumni Association.
  • Military Discount presented by FOX Sports North**:** Active military members or veterans with a valid ID plus up to three guests receive half-price Diamond Box High or Home Plate View tickets every Monday through Thursday game, courtesy of FOX Sports North.
  • Wolves on the Diamond: Minnesota Timberwolves 2019 draft picks Jarrett Culver and Jaylen Nowell will be on hand to throw out ceremonial first pitches prior to the game.

Friday, July 19 vs. Oakland Athletics (7:10 p.m.)

  • Joe Mauer Bobblehead #2: The first 10,000 fans in attendance receive the second in a set of four commemorative Joe Mauer bobbleheads. Friday’s bobblehead features a 21-year-old Mauer making his Major League debut as the Twins starting catcher on April 5, 2004.
  • Wine, Women and Baseball (SOLD OUT)**:** This special theme night ticket package includes access to an exclusive hospitality event at Loews Minneapolis Hotel, and a Twins Tote Bag!
  • Fireworks Friday, Presented by Securian Financial: The third in a summer-long series of Friday night fireworks, presented by Securian Financial.

Saturday, July 20 vs. Oakland Athletics, Presented by Select Heartland Chevy Dealers (6:10 p.m.)

  • Rosario Play Ball Shirt, Presented by Chevrolet: Courtesy of Chevrolet, all kids ages 12 and under will receive a “Play Ball” shirt featuring Twins outfielder Eddie Rosario (sizes YM/YXL).
  • 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing: The Twins will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, which took place on July 20, 1969, with themed elements before and during the game.
  • The first pitch will be thrown by Dr. Duchess Harris, an American Studies Professor at Macalester College, the author of “Hidden Human Computers: The Black Women of NASA” and the granddaughter of Miriam Daniel Mann, who worked for NASA as an expert mathematician from 1943 until 1966.

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Sunday, July 21 vs. Oakland Athletics, Presented by U.S. Bank (1:10 p.m.)

  • T.C. Build-A-Bear, Presented by U.S. Bank: Courtesy of U.S. Bank, all kids ages 12 and under will receive a Build-A-Bear stuffed animal of Twins mascot T.C. Bear.
  • Mascot Softball Game: As part of TC’s Summer Bash, and before the Twins host the A’s, the mascot softball game will pit Team T.C. vs. Team Stomper (Oakland’s mascot). Other mascots scheduled to participate include local favorites Viktor (Vikings), Nordy (Wild), Prowl (Lynx), Muddona (Saints) and Goldy (University of Minnesota), along with several local corporate mascots and visitors from the Chicago White Sox, Colorado Rockies and San Diego Padres.
  • Bike Rodeo: In partnership with Framed Bikes, the Twins are excited to celebrate Minneapolis’ tremendous cycling community! Ride over to the ballpark and, if you’ve purchased this theme day ticket package, pick up an exclusive Twins Framed Bike Jersey.
  • Kids Day presented by Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare: Every Sunday, kids’ meals are half price—just $4 – thanks to Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare! Before the game, kids 12 and younger can get free autographs from a Twins player. Postgame, kids can run the bases courtesy of Twin Cities Orthopedics.
  • Bullseye Fan Zone presented by Target: Located in the Gate 34 Experience each Sunday, Target’s Bullseye Fan Zone features family-friendly interactives, including a mascot race, a pop fly competition and a station to create-your-own custom pennants!

TWINS VS. NEW YORK YANKEES: MONDAY, JULY 22 – WEDNESDAY, JULY 24 (3 GAMES)

Monday, July 22 vs. New York Yankees, Presented by DQ® (7:10 p.m.)  

  • Twins Cap, Presented by DQ®: The first 20,000 fans will receive a Twins Cap, courtesy of DQ®.
  • College of St. Benedict / St. John’s University Night**:** Fans who purchase a ticket for this Bennies and Johnnies theme night package will receive an exclusive Twins baseball cap co-branded with CSB/SJU, while the night will also include a distinguished UND alum throwing out the first pitch and more. A portion of each ticket purchased through this special package will go to support the CSB/SJU Alumni Association.
  • U.S. Bank Meal Deal: Every Monday and Tuesday, purchase a U.S. Bank Home Run Porch View or Field Box High ticket and receive a FREE Schweigert™ hot dog and Pepsi.
  • Military Discount presented by FOX Sports North: Active military members or veterans with a valid ID plus up to three guests receive half-price Diamond Box High or Home Plate View tickets every Monday through Thursday game, courtesy of FOX Sports North.

Tuesday, July 23 vs. New York Yankees (7:10 p.m.) – Pride Night  

  • Pride Night**:** Because the Twins believe diversity should be celebrated 365 days a year, not just in June, join the LGBTQ+ community, friends, family, and organizations for Pride Night at Target Field, with media partner Lavender Magazine. Fans who purchase this theme night ticket package will receive an exclusive Minnesota Twins Pride Night denim black cap. A portion of each ticket purchased through this special package will go to support Quorum, Minnesota’s LGBT and Allied Chamber of Commerce.
  • The first pitch will be thrown by Minneapolis City Council Member Andrea Jenkins, the first African-American, openly trans woman to be elected to office in the United States.
  • U.S. Bank Meal Deal: Every Monday and Tuesday, purchase a U.S. Bank Home Run Porch View or Field Box High ticket and receive a FREE Schweigert™ hot dog and Pepsi.
  • Military Discount presented by FOX Sports North: Active military members or veterans with a valid ID plus up to three guests receive half-price Diamond Box High or Home Plate View tickets every Monday through Thursday game, courtesy of FOX Sports North.

Wednesday, July 24 vs. New York Yankees, Presented by Delta Air Lines (7:10 p.m.)

  • Twins Travel Pillow, Presented by Delta Air Lines: The first 10,000 fans will receive a Twins-branded travel pillow, presented by Delta Air Lines.
  • Schweigert™ Dollar-A-Dog Day: Every Wednesday, hot dogs are just $1 at the Hennepin Grille and Taste of Twins Territory concession stands. (Limit 20,000 per game; 2 per person.)
  • Student Day presented by Rasmussen College: Every Wednesday, Ballpark Access tickets are just $5 for students – also available through mobile delivery! Plus, students can download a free Metro Transit ride pass, all presented by Rasmussen College.
  • Treasure Island Resort & Casino Senior Days: Fans 55 and better receive a $5 discount on Field Box, Treasure Island Cove and Left Field Bleacher tickets for all weekday day games.
  • Military Discount presented by FOX Sports North**:** Active military members or veterans with a valid ID plus up to three guests receive half-price Diamond Box High or Home Plate View tickets every Monday through Thursday game, courtesy of FOX Sports North.

GATE 34 EXPERIENCE

(Tuesday, July 16 – Wednesday, July 17 vs. New York Mets)

  • Kona Shaved Ice: Kona Ice serves up delicious Tropical Shaved Ice in over 10 flavors and endless flavor combinations for the perfect summer desert!
  • HWMR: Based out of North Minneapolis, this urban lifestyle brand has one simple mission; they seek to BE the change they want to see in the world
  • SotaStick: Taking “sota” out of Minnesota and “stick” out Hockey Stick, the brand features Minnesota-inspired goods, from shirts and hats, to artwork, bottle openers and grilling gear.
  • Kakookies: Sue Kakuk (aka Mrs. KAKookies!) and her brand bring you deliciously flavorful, nutritious, grab-n-go “better for you” cookies made with wholesome superfood ingredients.
  • The Beer Dabbler: For the beer and Minnesota lover, selling Minnesota-themed gifts, apparel and merchandise.
  • Breaking Bread Café: A program of Appetite for Change (AFC), a community-based nonprofit using food as a tool to build health wealth and social change, Breaking Bread is creating new jobs, training local residents and giving confidence to other entrepreneurs who will become inspired to bring new business to North Minneapolis.

(Thursday, July 18 – Saturday, July 20 vs. Oakland Athletics)

  • City Girl Coffee: Founder Alyza Bohbot created this sustainable and responsible coffee company, which works to source its coffee from women-owned or managed farms, while sending a portion of every sale to organizations that support their women partners and communities.
  • Worker B: A group of passionate beekeepers and artisanal skincare formulators take the sting out of skin care by using only the finest materials, straight from the hive.
  • Inspire: A retail boutique working with artisans from around the world; with your purchase, you economically empower a woman in a developing country and 100 percent of the profits benefit Smile Network International’s work to provide free, life-altering surgeries for children.
  • Go Bananas: Lisa Bastlen owns this local food truck, selling gourmet, chocolate-dipped frozen bananas, using ingredients that provides gluten-free, trans-fat free and natural antioxidants.
  • The Beer Dabbler: For the beer and Minnesota lover, selling Minnesota-themed gifts, apparel and merchandise.
  • Soul Lao: Eric and Sabrina bring Lao food made with fresh and locally sourced ingredients, offering a space were you can run to for comfort and adventure at the same time.

(Sunday, July 21 vs. Oakland Athletics)

  • Sanborn Canoe Company: Based out of Winona and inspired by their grandpa, cousins Zak Fellman and Todd Randall sell clothing, accessories and supplies for explorers, along with artisan painted paddles and hand canoes and handcrafted canoes.
  • Frost River: This Duluth-based brand sells packs, luggage, shoulder bags, apparel and accessories made without compromise from the highest quality components.
  • Joel Kaplan Watercolors: A former director of trend and product development for Dayton’s and Marshall Field’s Kaplan now showcases his lifelong love and study of art through exquisite watercolors.

(Monday, July 22 – Wednesday, July 24 vs. New York Yankees)

  • Cookie Dough Bliss: This food truck based out of Lakeville makes premium, small batch, ready to eat cookie dough, all delicious and safe to eat without baking.
  • Sanborn Canoe Company: Based out of Winona and inspired by their grandpa, cousins Zak Fellman and Todd Randall sell clothing, accessories and supplies for explorers, along with artisan painted paddles and hand canoes and handcrafted canoes.
  • Frost River: This Duluth-based brand sells packs, luggage, shoulder bags, apparel and accessories made without compromise from the highest quality components.
  • Hagen and Oats: Sisters Nikki and Anna make handcrafted, Minnesota-inspired wood décor and signage.
  • Larissa Loden: Designed and handcrafted in Minneapolis since 2005 by a team of artisans, mothers, students and creative individuals, each piece of jewelry sold supports this woman-mother-artist owned small business.
  • Gray Duck Vodka: Bringing mixed drinks served with this handcrafted, top-shelf vodka made from 100 percent Minnesota corn harvested by family farms.

Outfield Wall Community Spotlight (July 16-24)

Gay For Good: Gay For Good aims to energize and mobilize the LGBTQ community to interact with the greater community by volunteering time to various social welfare and environmental service projects. The organization hopes to, over time, support goodwill and understanding between the LGBTQ and greater city communities through regular collaborative volunteer service projects.