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Sports MN Quiz: What was the smallest crowd ever to see a Vikings game?

NFL games weren't always automatic sellouts. The Vikings, for example, have played to crowds well below the 50,000 mark. The smallest crowd ever to see the Vikes? For the answer, click on the headline above.
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According to Vikings.com, the smallest crowd to the Purple in action came during a preseason game held in Sioux Falls, S.D., versus the Dallas Cowboys. The attendance on Aug. 5, 1961 was 4,954.

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