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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota Vikings and the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA) agreed Friday on a multi-use field outline for the new Vikings stadium slated to open in 2016, according to a joint statement.
The statement says the MSFA and the Vikings agreed on a field configuration that will fulfill the Vikings’ need for a top-notch NFL experience as well as serve as an excellent indoor venue for baseball at collegiate, high school and amateur levels.
The outline has the following details:
- Optimal NFL sidelines
- Outfield baseball dimensions with 26′ high right field wall
- Right field foul line – 300′
- Right center field – 341′
- Center field – 400′
- Left center field – 365′
- Left field foul line – 326′
- Retractable seats on north sideline
- Removable dugouts
A full schematic design will be unveiled later this spring, the statement said.