Click on any of these photos for a larger view, in this pictorial summary of Metropolitan Stadium's first few years.
|Construction workers, 1956|
|Met Stadium home team dugout, 1956|
|View from south east, ca. 1956|
|1960 - note absence of bleachers in left, right, foul territories. |
Cedar Avenue and the 494 cloverleaf is in the background.
Inaugural season for the Twins, 1961. Lower pavillion in place in left,
bleachers in right. Right Field foul would be completed during 1961,
left field upperdeck in 1965.
|Pre-1965 field panorama|
A well-done history of The Met can be found at SABR biographies / articles section.
As our old friend at the mic, Herb Carneal, would say: "...and the count rides along." - TT