Cone-shaped paper megaphone with a metal mouthpiece, ca. 1955-1965.

Cone-shaped paper megaphone with a metal mouthpiece

Cone-shaped paper megaphone with a metal mouthpiece, ca.1955–1965. The megaphone reads "Minnesota / Twins" and "Welcome to Metropolitan Stadium / Home of / The Minnesota Twins," and features an illustration of two ball players ("Minnie" and "Paul"), shaking hands across the Mississippi River. The megaphone also includes blank lines for player's autographs and boxes for scores by inning.

Paper ticket to football game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Kansas City Chiefs, 1981.

Ticket to football game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Kansas City Chiefs

Paper ticket to football game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Kansas City Chiefs. This was the last game played in Metropolitan Stadium. Played on Sunday, December 20, 1981.

"Farewell to the Met" Minnesota Vikings pennant, 1981.

"Farewell to the Met" Minnesota Vikings pennant

"Farewell to the Met" Minnesota Vikings pennant, 1981.

Minnesota Kicks playoff series ticket, date and time to be announced. ca. 1976-1981.

Minnesota Kicks playoff series ticket

Minnesota Kicks playoff series ticket, date and time to be announced. ca. 1976–1981.

White leather baseball with red stitching used in the last Minnesota Twins game at Metropolitan Stadium on September 30, 1981.

Baseball used in the last Minnesota Twins game at Metropolitan Stadium

White leather baseball with red stitching used in the last Minnesota Twins game at Metropolitan Stadium on September 30, 1981. Stamped "Rawlings." The Twins played the Kansas City Royals and lost, 9 to 2.

Minneapolis Millers uniform jersey made by Wilson Sporting Goods Company, worn by pitcher Alex Konikowski, 1956.

Minneapolis Millers uniform jersey

Minneapolis Millers uniform jersey made by Wilson Sporting Goods Company, worn by pitcher Alex Konikowski, 1956.

Color image of Metropolitan Stadium, Home of the Minnesota Twins and Vikings, ca. 1960.

Metropolitan Stadium, Home of the Minnesota Twins and Vikings

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.

Painting of Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington

View of Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington. A baseball game is being played on the field. Artist: Hazel Thorson Stoeckeler, 1964.

Color image of an aerial view of Metropolitan Stadium, Bloomington, MN, ca. 1958–1966. Photograph: Gordon A. Erickson.

Aerial view of Metropolitan Stadium, Bloomington

Aerial view of Metropolitan Stadium, Bloomington, MN, ca. 1958–1966. Photograph: Gordon A. Erickson.

Black and white photograph of a Minnesota Kicks game at Metropolitan Stadium, 1976.

Minnesota Kicks game at Metropolitan Stadium

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.

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