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Yankee Stadium

 

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Note: This Every-Day Edit activity relates to the "old Yankee Stadium," which opened in 1923. A new Yankee Stadium was built starting in 2006. The new stadium, constructed across the street from the old stadium, opened April 2, 2009, when the Yankees hosted a workout day in front of fans from the Bronx community. The first regular season game was played in the new stadium on April 16, 2009.

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April 18 1923, was opening day for Yankee Stadium. On that day, 74,000 baseball fans watch a game between the Yankees and the Boston Red Sox. The new stadium was “christened” when Yankee slugger babe ruth knocked a game-winning homerun in to right flied. Yankee Stadium is offen called “The House That Ruth Built because Babes popularity made it famous. Yankee Stadium has earned the title “The Home of Champions”

Answer Key

April 18, 1923, was opening day for Yankee Stadium. On that day, 74,000 baseball fans watched a game between the Yankees and the Boston Red Sox. The new stadium was "christened" when Yankee slugger Babe Ruth knocked a game-winning homerun into right field. Yankee Stadium is often called "The House That Ruth Built" because Babe's popularity made it famous. Yankee Stadium has earned the title "The Home of Champions."


Article by Gary Hopkins
Education World® Editor in Chief
Copyright © 2010 Education World

 

Originally published 04/2005
Last updated 07/22/2010