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Baseball in Minnesota: the early years

The Minnesota Historical Society looks through its archives to illustrate the early years of baseball in Minnesota.

Join the Minnesota Historical Society on a video tour through its archives — uniforms, photos, bats and balls — exploring the early days of baseball in Minnesota. Your tour starts just after the Civil War, when returning soldiers brought the game home from their camps, and goes through to the early 20th century, when Babe Ruth barnstormed through the state.