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Fans to get first look at new Saints ballpark in March

CHS Field, February 2015

Fans will get their first look at CHS Field, the new home of the St. Paul Saints (independent; American Association), when the team opens single-game ticket sales on Saturday, March 21.

Per Saints tradition, the opening of single-game ticket sales is an event, and this year the sales event will take place at CHS Field’s box office, located on Broadway St. between 4th and 5th Streets in downtown St. Paul, which will be open 9 a.m.-2 p.m.  Those showing up in person can purchase tickets an hour prior to them going on sale via phone and online. Prior to March 21 the only way fans can assure a ticket to 2015 games at CHS Field is season tickets (full or half season), 9-game mini plan or a group of 25 or more.

Here’s a description of the ballpark from the Saints:

CHS Field will offer fans incredible views from every area of the ballpark, with a little more than 7,000 seats. Above the walkway and behind home plate are nearly 900 home plate reserved seats.  From home plate to the top of the home plate reserved seats is just 100 feet. The Saints will offer more than 1,800 infield reserved seats, three sections each above the home and visitor’s dugout on the first and third base side. The outfield reserved seats, four sections down the left field line and three down the right field line, will hold more than 2,500 fans. Finally, the only bleacher style seating in the entire ballpark is the general admission section, two sections in the left field corner that will hold nearly 500 fans. For the first time fans can get their hands on grass berm seats, a grass hill in left field just over the bullpens. In addition, nearly 200 drink rail seats are available, which are along the concourse on the first and third base side, as well as in left field. Drink-rail tickets come with an assigned high chair back seat and an area to set your food and drink on at the drink rail.

Fans coming to the ballpark on March 21 will have a chance to tour CHS Field, check out the seats they want to purchase and take in the view along the 360-degree concourse and the Club Level. The Saints food provider, PSC, will have samples of some of the food items that will be served at CHS Field this season. Parking will be available on the street at any metered spot.

(CHS Field webcam screencap — shot from the right-field wall — from this morning.)

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