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1939: New Bowling Alley in Worthington

Worthington got a new bowling alley in 1939.

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1935: Protested Baseball Game to Be Played Over

After the furor over the Lost Perfect Game (Armando Galarraga, Jim Joyce), I figured I’d post this article about another problematic baseball game from 1935. This one’s local, and they decided to do the whole thing over. Next post at … Continue reading

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1984: The Suffering of Minnesota Sports Fans

This 1984 Pea Pod hits a little too close to home most years to be very funny. Is there anything more frustrating than being a Vikings fan? On the bright side, we have hands down the coolest mascot ever: a … Continue reading

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1900: Football and the Heffelfinger North Star Shoe Co.

The Heffelfinger North Star Shoe Company operated out of Minneapolis and apparently, one of the children of the shoe manufacturers, William "Pudge" Heffelfinger, became the first person to play football professionally. This is a very nicely-put together advertisement from a … Continue reading

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