This week we will look back at important firsts in Minnesota sports history.

Part 1: First million-dollar-a-year player on a Minnesota team.

Part 2: First woman to be a regular in professional men’s baseball.

Part 3: First time Michele Tafoya did play-by-play.

Part 4: First African-American scholarship basketball players for the Gophers.

Part 5: First high school girls’ hockey game in Minnesota.