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Behind Enemy Lines: My Day at the Minnesota Vikings’ Training Camp

Article By on 10th August, 2009

... lines and lived to tell you about it.

It is purple, and smells of kettle corn.

This morning I had the pleasure to attend Vikings Training Camp in Mankato, MN—held on the beautiful and spacious Minnesota State University (Div II). Mankato is a wonderful town. Accessed by the "Laura Ingles Wilder Memorial Freeway," it is a bit bigger than in her day—a little smaller than Muskegon or Bay City.

Mankato is also the one-time home of Detroit Tiger, Curtis Granderson, who played for the Mankato Mashers (a summer league/college-aged team) when he was 19. I interviewed Granderson last year who said that Mankato is a "great town." He spent a lot of time at the local Buffalo Wild Wings.

Mankato also happens to be about ...

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