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July 8, 2014

Vikings Football

Filed under: Item of the Day — Jason Onerheim @ 12:01 am

A football used in the game between the Minnesota Vikings and the New York Giants at Met Stadium on October 17, 1976. The game ball was presented to Senator Hubert H. Humphrey. The ball has one panel painted white, which features the National Football League’s Minnesota Vikings insignia. The ball is also stamped, “Wilson® / MADE / IN USA / I / INFLATE / 13 LBS / I / National Football League / American Football Conference / National Football Conference”.

For more information or to purchase a photograph of this item, view this football in our collections database.

To see this football in person, please visit the Then, Now, Wow exhibit currently open at the History Center.

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