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Old 02-02-2014, 12:30 PM
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Default My Vintage Minneapolis Millers & St. Paul Saints Collection

Over the years I primarily collected Minnesota Twins memorabilia. Now as I start switching gears, I thought I would try something NEW and create a thread to show off my Minneapolis Millers & St. Paul Saints collection as it progresses. Hope you enjoy!

1956 Minneapolis Millers Home Flannel #27
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Old 02-02-2014, 12:32 PM
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1954 Minneapolis Millers Road Flannel #17
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1956 St. Paul Saints Home Uniform #6
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1958 St. Paul Saints Road Uniform #6
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1947 St. Paul Saints Home Uniform #22 - worn by Otho Nitcholas.. Same season Duke Snider played for the Saints! Duke wore #23!
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Those of us who collect minor league teams can appreciate just how difficult it can be to find uniforms...those are outstanding!
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The start of my Minneapolis Millers bat collection.

Game used bats from Foster "Babe" Ganzel, Bubbles Hargrave, Spencer Harris, Spencer Harris (HR bat from 1935) and Bill Rigney
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A coupe of game worn caps

- 1958/59 Tim McAuliffe Minneapolis Millers cap - signed by Bob" Riverboat" Smith, Paul Smith and Al Schroll. Has vintage writing on the leather head band that reads, "I Frozen Rabbit Track" and "Whitey Cepeda" inside the leather head band. I have been unable to identify who or what this relates to. Any ideas?

- 1950s MacGregor St. Paul Saints cap
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One of my favorite artifacts in my collection - Metropolitan Stadium, Bloomington, Minnesota (1956-1981) stadium ticket booth sign. The Millers played here until they folded after the 1960 season with the arrival of the Minnesota Twins in 1961. I was able to photomatch the sign to a home video from 1980 that was posted on YouTube. You can see the exact matches to the font deficiencies throughout. There is white paint over the numerals that were changed to accommodate the price changes. Although this sign may or may not have been around when the Millers occupied the park – it still remains a unique piece from the Old “Met”
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Metropolitan Stadium, Original Stadium Chair
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