There is a lot to love about MSP
That’s the truth and here are some facts.
FAST FACT #42
The light rail drops you off at the doorstep of every major sports venue in the area.
FAST FACT #43
The Final Four will be here in 2019.
FAST FACT #44
More golfers per capita than any other region in the country.
FAST FACT #45
Minnesota has one recreational boat for every six people, most in the U.S.
FAST FACT #46
Three MSP amateur sports events—Town Ball, U.S. Pond Hockey Championships and the MN State High School Hockey Tournament—were included in ESPN’s “101 Things All Sports Fans Must Experience Before They Die.”
Scott Fitzgerald is from St. Paul. He wrote The Great Gatsby. In the book Jay Gatsby calls people, “Sport.” Connecting the dots? Yes. We have sports. In fact, MSP is home of six professional sports teams and the facilities are great—How many other cities can say that? Not too many. Chicago, New York and Washington are the only other cities that have all six professional sports teams. Not only do we have professional sports, but we have minor league sports too!
PROFESSIONAL AND MINOR LEAGUE SPORTS TEAMS MAKING MSP THEIR HOME
UPCOMING SPORTING EVENTS COMING SOON TO MSP
AN AERIAL LOOK AT U.S. BANK STADIUM’S PROGRESS
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