Watch highlights from SABR 42 Target Field panel discussion

SABR’s Business of Baseball Committee and Ballparks Committee held a joint meeting during SABR 42 on June 27, 2012, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

A lively panel discussion was held, focusing on the development and financing of Target Field. Moderated by Steve Weingarden, the panel included:

  • Dan Kenney, Executive Director of the Minnesota Ballpark Authority
  • Tom Goldstein, community activist and lawyer who opposes public subsidies for sports stadiums
  • Gary Gillette, co-author of Big League Ballparks and Editor of the ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia; and
  • Stan Meradith, AIA, Principal of the DLR Group, a national integrated design firm with experience building ballparks

Watch some highlights of the panel below:

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Originally published: June 27, 2012. Last Updated: July 27, 2020.