TFD: Two teams from Wisconsin today played the final baseball game ever at the Metrodome
- Blog Post by: Michael Rand
- July 2, 2013 - 5:50 PM
We've just returned from the Metrodome, where Viroqua and Sturgeon Bay split an American Legion baseball doubleheader. This would not normally be news, if not for this: Game 2 of the twinbill, which ended around 5 p.m., marked the very last baseball game that will ever be played in the Dome.
Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority spokeswoman Jenn Hathaway said the pitching mound will be removed Wednesday. The field will soon thereafter be reconfigured for football -- never to return to baseball as the Dome is set to be demolished early in 2014 after the Vikings' season is over.
We'll have a few more anecdotes from the end days in print tomorrow, but we'll leave you with a picture and a reminder that two teams from WISCONSIN were the last to play at the Dome. Man oh man.
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