Yankee Stadium (1923)

Aerial view in August 2002
Main entrance during the 1920s
The raising of the American flag on Opening Day in 1923
A pre-renovation Yankee Stadium in 1959
The post-renovation interior of the stadium, pictured in August 2007.
The post-renovation exterior of the stadium, as it appeared in 2006.
Logo to commemorate the stadium's last season.
Heritage Field in 2012, with the new Yankee Stadium in background
An aerial view of Yankee Stadium shows the asymmetrical shape of the venue.
Monument Park featured monuments and plaques dedicated to Yankee greats.
The facade over the wall behind the bleachers
The Louisville Slugger-shaped exhaust pipe
Yankee Stadium after the last game was played on September 21, 2008.
Notre Dame vs. Army at Yankee Stadium, 1969.
The Stadium during the 1927 season before the left field grandstand was extended.
Aerial view of Yankee Stadium as it looked in its early years.
Panoramic view of the pre-renovated Yankee Stadium.
A view of pre-renovated Yankee Stadium in 1956
Aerial photo of the stadium and surrounding neighborhood.
The outer wall of the stadium
River Avenue, located behind the stadium and under the 4 (New York City Subway service) Train.
The front of the stadium at night
A bridge leading to the front of the stadium over Metro-North Railroad tracks
The grounds crew taking the tarp off the infield
The stadium during a night game
The left field side of the grandstand
The Stadium just before sunset from the upper deck.
The infield during a night game
The grandstand during batting practice
Monument Park, the LF bleachers, the bullpens, and the retired numbers
The outfield during batting practice
A sign in the hallway en route to the dugout that the Yankees touch as they come out of the clubhouse. Derek Jeter, with permission from the Yankees, took the sign after the stadium closed.<ref name="yahoo">{{cite web|url=https://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/blog/big_league_stew/post/Derek-Jeter-finally-admits-stealing-part-of-old-?urn=mlb,137634 |title=Derek Jeter finally admits stealing part of old Yankee Stadium - Big League Stew - MLB Blog - Yahoo! Sports |publisher=sports.yahoo.com|access-date=September 17, 2015}}</ref>
The foul pole, upper deck, and the bleachers.
The left field corner at Yankee Stadium. Notice that the foul pole is only {{convert|318|ft|m}} away from home plate.

Stadium located in the Bronx, New York City.

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Yankee Stadium

Ballpark located in the Bronx, New York City.

Yankee Stadium in 2011
The iconic frieze that lined the roof of the original Yankee Stadium from 1923 to 1973 is replicated on the current stadium's roof
The Great Hall is situated along the southern front of the stadium
The view from the Grandstand Level (400 Level) August 12, 2009
The stadium, as seen from the upper deck in 2010
Yankee Stadium with the tarp on the field, before a game, in what became a rain delay
Yankee Stadium in 2012, from the left field upper deck
Four F-16C Fighting Falcons from the 174th Fighter Wing fly over the "New" Yankee Stadium on Opening Day
Yankee Stadium hosting a New York City FC soccer match in 2015.
Yankee Stadium in football configuration for a game between Army and Rutgers

The $2.3 billion stadium, built with $1.2 billion in public subsidies, replaced the original Yankee Stadium in 2009 and is the sixth-largest stadium in MLB by seating capacity.

1958 NFL Championship Game

The Packers defeated the Chiefs in the first AFL–NFL Championship Game (Super Bowl I)

The 1958 NFL Championship Game was the 26th NFL championship game, played on December 28 at Yankee Stadium in New York City.

Jacob Ruppert

American brewer, businessman, National Guard colonel and politician who served for four terms representing New York in the United States House of Representatives from 1899 to 1907.

Ruppert in 1923
Jacob Ruppert Brewery (top left) at the corner of Third Avenue and East 91st Street in 1896 map
Ruppert (second row, second from left) with Albert Lasker and US President Warren G. Harding at Yankee Stadium in 1923
Ruppert's plaque in Monument Park

While he was the owner of the Yankees, he purchased the contract of Babe Ruth and built Yankee Stadium, reversing the franchise's fortunes and establishing it as the premier club in the major leagues.

New York Giants

The New York Giants are a professional American football team based in the New York metropolitan area.

Al Blozis, Giants tackle, died in World War II. According to Mel Hein, "If he hadn't been killed, he could have been the greatest tackle who ever played football."
The Giants played at Yankee Stadium (1956–1973) in the Bronx
Frank Gifford
1975 logo (stylized with uppercase "NY")
Giants Stadium was home to the Giants from 1976 to 2009.
Hall of Fame LB Lawrence Taylor
Super Bowl XXI MVP, Phil Simms (QB)
Giants defensive end Justin Tuck at the Giants Super Bowl XLII parade on February 5, 2008.
Tom Coughlin alongside George W. Bush at the White House to celebrate the Giants' Super Bowl XLII championship.
The NFL Green Bay Packers in the shotgun formation against the New York Giants on September 16, 2007.
Eli Manning lines up a pass just out of the reach of Houston Texans defenders in 2010.
Wide receiver Victor Cruz played a critical role in helping the Giants become world champions in 2011.
The Giants take the field against the Washington Football Team in 2020
Team photo of the 1934 NFL champion New York Giants
New York Giants helmet at the Pro Football Hall of Fame
Giants estimated value from 1998 to 2006 according to Forbes magazine.
"License Plate Guy" at Giants Stadium wearing his first plate "G1ANTS"
Washington gathers at the line of scrimmage against the Giants.
Hall of Fame OT Rosey Brown
Hall of Fame LB Harry Carson
Hall of Fame HB Frank Gifford
Hall of Fame LB Sam Huff
Hall of Fame FB Tuffy Leemans
Hall of Fame DE Michael Strahan
Hall of Fame QB Y.A. Tittle
Hall of Fame DB Emlen Tunnell
Manning with the Lombardi Trophy during the Giants Super Bowl victory rally at Giants Stadium in 2008.
Map of radio affiliates

The Giants did not win another league title until 1956, the first year the team began playing at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.


Place where baseball is played.

Globe Life Field, the newest stadium in Major League Baseball
Diagram of a baseball infield
Picture of old Yankee Stadium showing its left field fence, which was famous for being farther than the right.
Elysian Fields
The Huntington Avenue Grounds during the 1903 World Series.
Fenway Park is the oldest active ballpark in Major League Baseball. The famed Green Monster is the left-field fence.
Aerial view of Three Rivers Stadium, circa 2000
Dodger Stadium's varicolored seats
Built originally for college football and the Olympics, the oval-shaped Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum became the temporary home of the relocated Dodgers in 1958.
Tropicana Field, currently the only active indoor-only MLB baseball park
Rogers Centre is the first functional retractable-roof stadium, shown with the roof both opened and closed.
Camden Yards started the nostalgic craze with a smaller, red brick and forest green stadium.
Progressive Field was the first retro park with a modern exterior
Marlins Park, now known as LoanDepot Park, has a contemporary, Miami-centric design with a sculptural glass and curved depiction of "water merging with land", Miami-Deco tiles, and a bright multi-color scheme.
The cardinal outfield dimensions, along with the backstop

In the 1937 refurbishment of the original Yankee Stadium, a running track that ran the perimeter of the field was incorporated into the field of play as the first warning track.

New York Yankees

American professional baseball team based in the New York City borough of the Bronx.

Hilltop Park, home of the Highlanders
The Polo Grounds, home of the Yankees from 1913 to 1922, was demolished in 1964, after the Mets had moved to Shea Stadium in Flushing.
With his hitting prowess, Babe Ruth ushered in an offensive-oriented era of baseball and helped lead the Yankees to four World Series titles.
Lou Gehrig
In 1941, Joe DiMaggio set an MLB record with a 56-game hitting streak that stands to this day and will probably never be broken.
Opening Day of the 1951 baseball season at Griffith Stadium. President Harry Truman throws out the first ball as Bucky Harris and Casey Stengel look on.
Mickey Mantle was one of the franchise's most celebrated hitters, highlighted by his 1956 Triple Crown and World Series championship.
During 1974 and 1975, Yankee Stadium was renovated into its final shape and structure, as shown here in 2002, seven years before demolition.
The mask and catcher's mitt of Thurman Munson, the team captain who was killed in a plane crash in 1979
Don Mattingly headlined a Yankees franchise that struggled in the 1980s.
The Yankees' success in the late 1990s and early 2000s was built from a core of productive players that included Jorge Posada, Mariano Rivera, and Derek Jeter.
Yankees' third baseman Alex Rodriguez, 2007
Joe Girardi was a Yankees catcher before he became manager in 2008.
The new Yankee Stadium opened in 2009 and was christened with a World Series victory in the same way that the original Yankee Stadium was christened with a World Series victory when it opened in 1923.
Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge quickly became the new face of the team.
World Series rings
"Freddy Sez" holding one of his signs near the bleachers entrance before a game between the Yankees and the Texas Rangers
A shirt worn by a number of Bleacher Creatures
The grounds crew at Yankee Stadium dancing to "Y.M.C.A."
Announcers Michael Kay, Paul O'Neill, Ken Singleton, and Ryan Ruocco in the YES Network broadcast booth at Yankee Stadium in 2009
The first four in the row of retired numbers at the old Yankee Stadium
Yogi Berra
Joe DiMaggio
Whitey Ford
Derek Jeter
Reggie Jackson
Mickey Mantle
Babe Ruth
Mariano Rivera
Lou Gehrig

The team's home games were played at the original Yankee Stadium from 1923 to 1973 and from 1976 to 2008.

Polo Grounds

The name of three stadiums in Upper Manhattan, New York City, used mainly for professional baseball and American football from 1880 through 1963.

Polo Grounds IV during the 1913 World Series between the New York Giants and the Philadelphia Athletics
(below) Site of the original Polo Grounds, 1876–1888, between 110th and 112th Street, Manhattan
The first Polo Grounds, Opening Day, 1888.
Earliest known image of Polo Grounds I, from 1882
Manhattan Field c. 1901 with Polo Grounds outfield in background. High Bridge crossing the Harlem River at about 173rd Street is in the background. The bridge's center spans over the river itself were replaced by a large single span in the 1920s. The tower on the left is Highbridge Water Tower.
Fans on Coogan's Bluff watch the infamous Merkle's Boner game between the Giants and Cubs, September 23, 1908.
Polo Grounds (III) (left) and Manhattan Field (aka Polo Grounds II) (right) c.1900
Polo Grounds c.1905. The Morris-Jumel Mansion is on the upper right on top of Coogan's Bluff
Giants players inspecting the burned ruins at the Polo Grounds, April 14, 1911
Polo Grounds expansion in progress during the 1923 season
Seating diagram of the Polo Grounds, circa 1923
The Polo Grounds in 1961, seen from the Harlem River.
1916 Army–Navy Game at the Polo Grounds.
The performance of Verdi's Requiem at the Polo Grounds in 1916
Willie Mays, The Catch and the 483 sign in 1954
Center field in the 1950s, with famous Chesterfield cigarettes advertisement visible above the clubhouse.
Dusty Rhodes rounding first after hitting a home run over the short right field fence (rear) in the second game of the 1954 World Series
The main entrance of the Phoenix Municipal Stadium with the Polo Grounds light poles in the background.
Crowd at refurbished Polo Grounds III, October 8, 1912, Game 1 of the 1912 World Series
Diagram of the Polo Grounds drawn in 1951
Panoramic view of the Polo Grounds, October 13, 1910.
The Polo Grounds during the 1912 World Series.
Fans in the Polo Grounds bleachers during the 1913 World Series.
Hal Chase fielding, 1913.
Exterior of the Polo Grounds with Harlem River Speedway in foreground, circa 1915. Note vacant lot, site of Manhattan Field.
View of the field from the grandstand.
Opening Day in 1923, with the newly built Yankee Stadium visible in the distance.
Polo Grounds - 1921

After the 1922 season, the Yankees built Yankee Stadium directly across the Harlem River from the Polo Grounds, which spurred the Giants to expand their park to reach a comparable seating capacity to stay competitive.

Giants Stadium

Stadium located in East Rutherford, New Jersey, in the Meadowlands Sports Complex.

Aerial view from northwest in 2006
New York Cosmos playing v Argentine side Boca Juniors at Giants Stadium, September 1978
A New York Red Bulls match at Giants Stadium in 2007
Bruce Springsteen & E Street Band performing at Giants Stadium, July 2008
Pelé being consoled by teammate Carlos Alberto at the end of his farewell game v Brazilian side Santos, 1 October 1977
Giants Stadium during a December 17, 2005, game between the Giants and Kansas City Chiefs

In the early 1970s, the New York Giants were sharing Yankee Stadium with the New York Yankees baseball team, and began looking for a home of their own.

Monument Park (Yankee Stadium)

Open-air museum located in Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York City.

Monument Park at Yankee Stadium
Yankee Stadium in the 1950s, with the monuments and flag pole in the field of play
The original Monument Park consisted of a row of monuments with plaques lining the wall behind them
The second Monument Park
Retired numbers lined the rear wall of the original Monument Park
Retired number for Jackie Robinson in the original Monument Park
Monument Park from the stadium's pressbox
Miller Huggins's Monument
Lou Gehrig's Monument
Babe Ruth's Monument
Mickey Mantle's Monument
Joe DiMaggio's Monument
Jacob Ruppert's Plaque
Monument Park and surrounding area
Roger Maris's plaque
Elston Howard's plaque
Ed Barrow's plaque
Joe McCarthy's plaque
Whitey Ford's plaque

The history of the original Monument Park can be traced to the original Yankee Stadium in 1932, when the team posthumously dedicated an on-field monument to manager Miller Huggins in center field.

New York Giants (baseball)

The New York Giants were a Major League Baseball team in the National League that began play in the season as the New York Gothams and were renamed in.

1883 Gothams
1908–16, 1919–22, 1928–29
1923–27, 1930–31
Hall of Fame pitcher Christy Mathewson
The Giants at the batting cage in 1923
Willie Mays, 1954

After losing the 1917 Series to the Chicago White Sox (the last World Series win for the White Sox until 2005), the Giants played in four straight World Series in the early 1920s, winning the first two over their Polo Grounds tenants, the Yankees, who had won the first two of their many pennants, led by their new young slugger Babe Ruth, then losing to the Yankees in 1923 after the original Yankee Stadium had opened that May.