This blog covers everything except sports and gardening, unless we find a really good link about using dead professional bowlers for mulch. The author is a StarTribune columnist, has been passing off fiction and hyperbole as insight since 1997, has run his own website since the Jurassic era of AOL, and was online when today’s college sophomores were a year away from being born. So get off his lawn.
On this hallowed New Stadium Day, a look back to the old beloved Met. I found these pictures in a family album. The year is 1961.
Ample parking! Arbitrary color scheme!
Early evening game? Seems so, from the shadows and the sky. A detail of the scoreboard:
NSP, Grain Belt, Gluek's - that's as Twin-Cities as it gets. And I do believe that's Reddy Kilowatt on the board, too.
One more: a postcard I bought last weekend.
Much mourned. Do we have it better now? Absolutely.
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