Minnesota Vikings

By: Grammy Sophonsakulrat 7th period

Team Information

Team name: Minnesota Vikings

Country: United States

State/Province: Minnesota

City: Minneapolis

Longitude and latitude: 44'N, 93'W

Region: Midwestern

Language: English

3 interesting facts: 1. Minnesota has 90,000 miles of shoreline.

2. In 1919 a Minneapolis' factory turned out first armored cars.

3. Minneapolis is home to the oldest continuously running theater.

3. Physical features: 1. Has 152 swamps

2. Has 8,806 lakes

3. Has 2 beaches

Team Mascot Information

Team Mascot: Viktor the Viking

Nicknames: The Vikes

Connect to region: The first general manager selected the name Vikings because so many people in Minnesota and the surrounding are traced their heritage to Scandinavia.

Team History

Team Established: 1919

Founder: Bert Rose

Location (why): Minneapolis is the largest city in the U.S. state of Minneapolis.

Connect to the Region: No it did not connect to the region.


Stadium/Area: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome

Stadium (why): Because Hubert H. Humphrey was the 38th president who represented Minnesota from 1946-1964.

Another Name: Yes, it is called Metropolitan Stadium

Shifting name: Because sooner or later, the building would have to be replaced.

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