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Yankee Stadium is baseball history: Ruth, Gehrig, DiMaggio, Jackson, and the list goes on and on. This place is the home of baseballas legendaboth players and games. So if ever there was a reason to come to the only borough with a the in itas name, as in the Bronx, this is it. Play ball!
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The new stadium opened on April 2, 2009, when the Yankees hosted a workout day in front of fans from the Bronx community. The Yankees are the only team to inaugurate 2 stadiums with World Series wins.
Who's the greatest Yankee of all time? We ran the numbers to find out...
The new voice of Yankee Stadium — replacing the legendary Bob Sheppard, who died in July 2010 — is Paul Olden. He was working as a part-time sports anchor in Los Angeles when the Yankees called.
Yankee fan Jay-Z rocked the stadium with a live version of 'Empire State of Mind' with Alicia Keys during the Yanks triumphant 2009 playoff run.
Fun Fact: Derek Jeter was the final Yankee to bat at the old Yankee Stadium AND the first Yankee to bat at the new Yankee Stadium.
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