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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.
The Beatles in concert at Metropolitan Stadium, Bloomington, August 21, 1965. Photograph: Neale, St. Paul Dispatch & Pioneer Press.
Metropolitan Stadium aerial, Bloomington, 1960. Photograph: Minneapolis Star Journal Tribune.
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