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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Legendary Vikings coach Bud Grant, 87, is allowing the public to dig through his years of sports memorabilia and gently used hunting equipment beginning Wednesday.

“I hunt and fish a lot, so there’s a lot of hunting and fishing items,” said Grant. “I was a head coach for 35 years, so I have a lot of Vikings stuff.”

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The coach’s classified ad in the Minneapolis Star Tribune says “Bud Grant’s biggest, best & last garage sale. Viking’s stuff old & new, hunting, fishing, decoys, guns, outboard motor, snowmobile suits, helmets, antiques, clothing, furniture, books, pictures, many unique items. No Junk!”

The sale will begin 5 p.m.  Wednesday, May 21 and will run through Friday. It will be open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday.

It’s the coach’s tenth yard sale, but the first in three years.

One of the big ticket items on sale is Grant’s banner with his name right off the Metrodome’s Ring of Honor.

He plans to place the banner in a silent auction to get the most bids.

“People are asking me ‘Why are you selling that?’ I tell them, I don’t have a stadium to put it in,” said Grant.

Grant coached the Vikings for 18 years from 1967 to 1983, and again in 1985.

He was born in 1927 in Superior, Wis.

According to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Grant was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the first round of the 1950 draft but postponed his NFL career to play in NBA for the Minneapolis Lakers.

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