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16/05/1984 Harvey Mackay pays $218,718 for 44,166 tickets to keep Twins in Minnesota

From 1977–1981, Mackay chaired Minnesota’s Stadium Task Force, which lobbied for the building of the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome. In 1984, Mackay and other Twin Cities business leaders purchased thousands of Minnesota Twins tickets to block owner Calvin Griffiths from selling the team to outside investors and relocating it.
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