Metropolitan Stadium was a sports stadium that once stood in Bloomington, Minnesota, just outside Minneapolis.
Metropolitan Stadium, 8001 Cedar Avenue Bloomington, MN 55420, Home of the Minnesota Twins, Vikings and Kicks from 1956-1981.
Metropolitan Stadium Opened: April 24, 1956 First Twins game: April 21, 1961. Last Twins game: September 30, 1981.
Metropolitan Stadium, commonly called “The Met”, stood in the Minneapolis suburb of Bloomington.
This is the "Metropolitan Sports Complex" as it looked from the late 1960s until the early 1980s.
I spent many days and nights in my youth at either Met Stadium or Met Center. The Minnesota Vikings, Twins and North Stars all called the complex home.
This is how the Met Stadium field appeared in football configuration.
This is how the Met Stadium field appeared in baseball configuration.
How Met Stadium appeared when it first opened as a minor-league park for the Minneapolis Millers.
Local news coverage on January 28,1985, the day "The Met" was remembered at a luncheon and major demolition began.
The final five minutes of the last game at Met Stadium on December 20, 1981.