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September 17, 2013

“Farewell to the Met” Minnesota Vikings pennant

Filed under: Item of the Day — Jason Onerheim @ 9:30 am

On this day, September 17, in 1961 the Minnesota Vikings played their very first game, beating the Chicago Bears 37-13 at Met Stadium. This pennant from 1981 commemorates 150 football games played at Metropolitan Stadium and highlights the first game versus the Chicago Bears and the last game versus the Kansas City Chiefs.

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