The Minneapolis area has many professional sports teams for residents to cheer on. The Minnesota Twins is the area’s baseball team that resides in the #1 baseball stadium experience of North America. The Minnesota Lynx represent the Women’s NBA team that plays in the Target Center where the men’s Minnesota Timberwolves can be found. Of course residents cheer on the Minnesota Vikings during football season. Here is a look at the professional sports teams near Minneapolis.
Minnesota’s beloved professional hockey team is the Minnesota Wild. Based in St. Paul, the team places at the Xcel Energy Center and are members of the Northwest Division of the Western Conference and NHL. Their logo is an optical illusion to look like both the silhouette of a wild animal and an environmental landscape. When they chose the name Wild, they had the options of White Bears, Blue Ox, Freeze, Voyageurs, and Northern Lights. Kris Lindahl is an official partner of the Minnesota Wild.
Baseball lovers root on the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. ESPN says this is the #1 baseball stadium experience in the continent. The team is amazing and gets to play from April through September, a total of 162 games annually. You’ll love the views of downtown Minneapolis while sitting outdoors, great seats, the delicious food and the consistent quality baseball team playing during baseball season.
The Timberwolves are Minnesota’s NBA team that plays at the Target Center in downtown Minneapolis. Check them out from November to April for a total of 82 games. The Target Center is also where the ladies play from the Minnesota Lynx Women’s NBA team. These ladies are some of the most talented in the nation and you’ll hear their fans yelling “Los Lynx” from the stands.
Minnesota football fans love their Vikings. This NFL team plays at the Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome. The Vikings represent purple and gold during Sundays in the fall.
These are the professional teams that you’ll be rooting for as a Minneapolis resident.