Munsingwear women's basketball team

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Munsingwear women's basketball team

By: Anonymous (not verified) | Item of the Day | March 16, 2023

The Minnesota State Girls High School Basketball Tournament is underway! We celebrate by sharing this piece of the legacy of girl's basketball in the state: the 1920 Munsingwear women's team, made up of employees of the then-Minnesota-based undergarment manufacturer.

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