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Late Night Host Seth Meyers Takes Trip to Yankee Stadium in Funny Bit: Video
April 23rd, 2015 at 10:40 AM
Late Night host and former Saturday Night Live cast member Seth Meyers recently visited Yankee Stadium to celebrate the start of the 2015 Major League Baseball season in a hilarious video you're sure to enjoy. Meyers notes how cold it is in New York in April, which means it's time for...

New York Mets Fans Planning Invasion of Yankee Stadium During Subway Series
April 23rd, 2015 at 8:50 AM
New York Mets fans are planning an invasion of Yankee Stadium this weekend when their team takes on the crosstown rival New York Yankees in the Bronx. ***PHOTO1*** The now infamous group of Mets fans, called The 7 Line, has purchased over 1,300 tickets for Friday night's contest versus the Yankees, all...

Yankee Stadium Crowd Responds to Power Outage by Holding up Cellphone Lights: Photo
April 11th, 2015 at 3:27 PM
Who needs stadium lights when you have a cellphone? ***PHOTO1*** Apparently these fans thought cellphones would help get the game going again during the power outage at Yankee Stadium for the New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox battle on Friday night. During the 12th inning, the game was delayed because a row of lights...

New York Yankees’ Opening Day Ceremony and Game Highlights, Reaction, and Official Box Score
April 6th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
The New York Yankees started off the 2015 campaign on a sour note on Monday after a 6-1 Opening Day loss to the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** Before the game took place there were some great moments, including the performance of the Star Spangled Banner by the West Point...

Reggie Jackson Fails to Sell Yankee Stadium Letters; Mets Old Bullpen Cart Sells for Ridiculous Amount
April 2nd, 2015 at 5:01 PM
New York Yankees legend Reggie Jackson has accomplished some great things in the game of baseball during his career, however Mr. October swung and missed at a New York City auction in his bid to sell the old Yankee Stadium letters. ***PHOTO2*** Jackson originally bought the letters that spelled out Yankee Stadium...

New York Yankees Urge Ticketholders to Arrive at Stadium Extra Early for Opening Day
April 2nd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Yankees are urging fans who have tickets to Opening Day and other early-season games to arrive at the park extra early in order to get through added security measures before game time. ***PHOTO1*** It's suggested you get to the park two hours and 30 minutes early, according to a...

Sporting KC Players Recreate George Brett-Pine Tar Game at Yankee Stadium: Video
March 29th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
After earning a win over the New York City Football Club on Saturday night, Sporting Kansas City players took to the field to recreate one of the most memorable moments in Major League Baseball history: the pine tar game. It took place on July 24, 1983 at Yankee Stadium, with George...

NYCFC Draws More Attendance than New York Yankees 2014 Average
March 16th, 2015 at 10:49 AM
Whether you want to put a lot of stock into it or not, Major League Soccer's New York City Football Club had more fans in attendance at Yankee Stadium on Sunday than the New York Yankees averaged last season. ***PHOTO1*** The NYCFC won it's first home game at Yankee Stadium on Sunday,...

Yankee Stadium Set for NYCFC’s 1st MLS Regular Season Home Game: Photo
March 15th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
If you don't like seeing Yankee Stadium in any other way but a baseball field, look away now. ***PHOTO1*** Major League Soccer's newest franchise, the New York City Football Club, will begin it's home schedule on Sunday with the first game of the season being played at Yankee Stadium. It will be the...

New York Yankees Brass Denounce Complaints About Soccer Ruining Yankee Stadium Field
March 13th, 2015 at 10:01 AM
New York Yankees players made their feelings known about what kind of negative impact they believe soccer will have on the field conditions at Yankee Stadium, something the team's brass didn't agree with. ***PHOTO1*** Mark Teixeira was probably the most vocal of the players quoted, saying that soccer was "terrible for a...

New York Yankees Players Complain Soccer Will Ruin Field Conditions at Yankee Stadium
March 11th, 2015 at 12:36 PM
With soccer set to become a regular occurrence at Yankee Stadium in 2015, there are some New York Yankees players who aren't too happy about what the sport can do to the field. ***PHOTO1*** The first ever home match for Major League Soccer's newest franchise, the New York City FC, is set...

Reggie Jackson to Auction Off Infamous Yankee Stadium Letters from Old Ballpark
March 9th, 2015 at 12:01 PM
The infamous letters that spelled out "Yankee Stadium" outside the old ballpark in the Bronx are being auctioned off by their owner, New York Yankees legend Reggie Jackson. ***PHOTO1*** The Associated Press is reporting that the letters, which stand 10-feet high, are estimated to sell for around $300,000 to $600,000 at an...

Retired Teacher to Walk from Steinbrenner Field to Yankee Stadium for Charity
March 1st, 2015 at 9:10 AM
The New York Yankees announced on Saturday that Richard J. Albero, a former educational professional and naval officer, will walk 1,200 miles from home plate at George Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida, to home plate at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. ***PHOTO1*** According to...

Alex Rodiguez Offers Handwritten Apology to New York Yankees Fans
February 17th, 2015 at 1:43 PM
***PHOTO1*** Alex Rodriguez has finally issued his official apology for the fiasco that was 2014. Rodriguez penned a handwritten letter to New York Yankees fans that is viewable here. A typed version from Yankees.com can be located here. In the letter, Rodriguez apologizes to the MLB, Players Association, Yankees, Steinbrenner family, and...

Penn State Kicker Uses Derek Jeter’s Old Locker, Wins Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium
December 28th, 2014 at 11:54 AM
UPDATE: Wednesday, December 31 at 12:34 p.m. ET Derek Jeter has congratulated Penn State kicker Sam Ficken on booting the game-winning extra point in the Pinstripe Bowl while using The Captain's locker: "Congrats @sficken1 on the Pinstripe Bowl win. I hope my old @Yankees locker treated you well." - Derek Jeter pic.twitter.com/e8UAg8cN8O —...

Joe Girardi Rips New York Yankees Players’ Desire in Speech; Bad Sign for 2015?
September 27th, 2014 at 5:01 PM
UPDATE: Saturday, September 27 at 7:07 p.m. ET Yankees skipper Joe Girardi spoke further about his alleged tirade directed at his players prior to Thursday night's game versus the Baltimore Orioles after his team's loss on Saturday, per Daniel Barbarisi of The Wall Street Journal: Girardi says he was "direct", not angry,...

MLB Plans to Get Derek Jeter’s Last Game at Yankee Stadium in by Any Means
September 25th, 2014 at 3:59 PM
Rain is in the forecast for Derek Jeter's final home game at Yankee Stadium with the New York Yankees, but fans holding tickets for Thursday night's contest shouldn't fear a cancelation; although there may be some waiting. ***PHOTO1*** Yankees manager Joe Girardi told the media prior to the game that Major League...

Little New York Yankees Fan Throws Back Derek Jeter Foul Ball, Horrifies Parents
September 20th, 2014 at 5:21 PM
Derek Jeter souvenirs are priceless nowadays as the New York Yankees Captain is set to retire at the end of the 2014 season, but this little Yankees fan didn't seem to get the memo. During Friday night's win over the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium, Jeter was up in...

Joe Torre Jokes That Mariano Rivera Had Work Done Before Derek Jeter Day (Video)
September 8th, 2014 at 2:48 PM
One of the best things about Derek Jeter Day at Yankee Stadium was the fact that we got to see some of the great New York Yankees players from the golden era of the 1990's together again. ***PHOTO1*** One of those moments happened before the day began on Sunday in a pregame...

Derek Jeter Day Presser Crashed by Reporter’s Phone; Yankees Captain Picks It Up
September 7th, 2014 at 10:15 PM
Almost everything went according to plan for New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter on Derek Jeter Day at Yankee Stadium on Sunday. In fact, it got to the end of the day until something went wrong. During the postgame press conference, Jeter was interrupted by a ringing cell phone, via a...