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Minnesota Sports Update

Mike Zimmer

Final Game

-Final Game at Mall of America Field-

Vikings fans celebrated their last victory in the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on Dec. 30, 2013 as the NFL team played its last game there. Demolition of is set to begin in mid-January with the deflation of the roof. According to bleacherreport.com, fans took the backs of off stadium chairs when exiting the stadium after the Vikings 14-13 win over the Detroit Lions.

The Metrodome site will be home to the new Vikings stadium, which is scheduled to be ready for play by the 2016 season, according to reports.

Albrecht Sign Co., Fridley, Minn., is tearing out the seats and selling them to nonprofit groups and community organizations at $40 a seat. General seats are available at $60 per seat plus tax, and anyone who wants a specific seat will be charged $80 per seat plus tax, according to local TV station KARE 11.

As of Dec. 31, 2013, nearly 4,000 of the blue seats had been sold to individuals and nonprofit groups.

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