Yankee Stadium (1923)

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Yankee Stadium
Location The Bronx, New York
Opened April 18, 1923
Closed November 9, 2008
Demolished March 2009-May 13, 2010
Other Names n/a
Tenants New York Yankees (1923-73, 1976-2008)
New York Giants (1956-73)
New York Yanks (1950-51)
New York Yankees (AAFC) (1946-49)

Yankee Stadium was a baseball stadium located in The Bronx, New York City, New York. The stadium's nickname, "The House That Ruth Built," is derived from Babe Ruth, the baseball superstar whose prime years coincided with the stadium's opening and the beginning of the Yankees' winning history. It has often been referred to as "The Cathedral of Baseball."

List of credited publications

League Date/Season Team(s) Type
Major League Baseball April 18, 1923 New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox Program
College football December 1, 1928 Army Cadets vs. Stanford Indians Program
National Football League October 23, 1966 New York Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles Program
October 20, 1968 New York Giants vs. San Francisco 49ers Program
Boxing September 28, 1976 Muhammad Ali vs. Ken Norton Program
Major League Baseball 1996 1996 World Series (New York Yankees vs. Atlanta Braves) World Series Program
1999 1999 World Series (Atlanta Braves vs. New York Yankees) World Series Program

See also

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All-America Football Conference
Teams Baltimore Colts • Brooklyn-New York Yankees • Buffalo Bills • Chicago Hornets • Cleveland Browns • Los Angeles Dons • San Francisco 49ers
Seasons 1946 • 1947 • 1948 • 1949
Venues Burdine Stadium • Civic Stadium • Kezar Stadium • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Soldier Field • Yankee Stadium
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