LOOK: Here's what Tal's Hill at Minute Maid Park looks like as it's being leveled

Come next season, Minute Maid Park in Houston will have a new look. The Astros are removing Tal's Hill in center field and are adding a new seating area.

Demolition work is underway at the moment. Here are some photos:

When it's all said it done, this is what the new center field will look like at Minute Maid Park:

The outfield wall is coming in and that seating section just to the right of center field will be added.

Tal's Hill, which is named after former team president Tal Smith, featured an incline and a flag pole that were in play. It's led to a lot of great catches over the years, none better than Lance Berkman's in 2002:

The original plan was to remove Tal's Hill and renovate center field last offseason, but things got put on hold. Obviously now the Astros are going through with it now.

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Mike Axisa joined CBS Sports in 2013. He has been a member of the BBWAA since 2015 and has previously written about both fantasy baseball and real life baseball for MLBTradeRumors.com, FanGraphs.com, RotoAuthority.com,... Full Bio

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