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Minneapolis Millers uniform jersey made by Wilson Sporting Goods Company, worn by pitcher Alex Konikowski, 1956.
Metropolitan Stadium, Home of the Minnesota Twins and Vikings, ca. 1960.
View of Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington. A baseball game is being played on the field. Artist: Hazel Thorson Stoeckeler, 1964.
Aerial view of Metropolitan Stadium, Bloomington, MN, ca. 1958–1966. Photograph: Gordon A. Erickson.
New York Cosmos player Pele tangles with Minnesota Kicks player Alan Merrick but manages to pass the ball to teammate Giorgio Chinaglia at Metropolitan Stadium, 1976. Photograph: Steve Schluter, Minneapolis Star & Tribune.
Paul Flatley catching a pass, Minnesota Vikings and Detroit Lions football game at Metropolitan, Stadium Bloomington, 1963.
Tailgaters at Minnesota Vikings vs. Los Angeles Rams, National Football Conference title game, Metropolitan Stadium, Bloomington, 1974. Photograph: Spence, Minneapolis Star & Tribune.
Viking fans strip the scoreboard after the Vikings lose to Kansas City in the last game played at Met Stadium, 1981. Photograph: John Doman, St. Paul Dispatch & Pioneer Press.
The All-Star game at Metropolitan Stadium, 1965. Photograph: Gerald R. Brimacombe, Minneapolis Star & Tribune.
Fans at the Beatles concert, Metropolitan Stadium, 1965. Photograph: Sully, St. Paul Dispatch & Pioneer Press.
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