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Metropolitan Stadium History

8000 Old Cedar Ave S., Minneapolis, MN 55425

Years Active: 1959-1981 (162 games)

Surfaces: grass (1959-1981)

Teams:

Minnesota Vikings (1961-1981)
Regular Season: 90-56-4 Playoffs: 7-3


First Game

Sun, Oct 25, 1959
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Eagles 0 0 21 7 28
Cardinals 7 10 7 0 24
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Last Game

Sun, Dec 20, 1981
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Chiefs 3 0 7 0 10
Vikings 3 0 3 0 6
Chiefs
Steve Fuller12/16, 145 yds, 1 TD
Carlos Carson3 rec, 78 yds, 0 TD
Billy Jackson25 rush, 102 yds, 0 TD
Vikings
Tommy Kramer17/38, 177 yds, 0 TD
Tony Galbreath7 rec, 60 yds, 0 TD
Tony Galbreath11 rush, 55 yds, 0 TD
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Career Leaders

Since 1960
Player G Stats
Fran Tarkenton 89 1382/2325, 17,485 yards, 121 TD, 102 int Career passing leaders at Metropolitan Stadium
Bill Brown 83 830 rush, 2,948 yards, 29 TD Career rushing leaders at Metropolitan Stadium
Sammy White 45 163 rec, 2,813 yards, 20 TD Career receiving leaders at Metropolitan Stadium

Best Games

Since 1960

Best Playoff Games

Since 1960