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Yankee Stadium II (2009 - Present)

First and Figures

Status: Home of New York Yankees

Address:  161st Street and River Avenue, Bronx, NY

Capacity: 52,325

Cost to construct: $1.5 Billion 

Architect:  HOK Sports (now Populous)

Owner: New York Yankees

 

The Field

Playing Surface: Grass

Defining Feature: Monument Park, a must see.

Dimensions (ft) Initial distance in parenthesis

   Left Field:       318

   Left Center:    399

   Center Field:   408

   Right Center:  385

   Right Field:     314

 

First Game:

 

Game 04/16/2009

Indians 10, Yankees 2

  Umpires Tom Hallion, Phil Cuzzi, Ed Hickox, Jerry Crawford

  Managers Joe Girardi, Yankees;Eric Wedge, Indians

  Starting Pitchers CC Sabathia, Yankees; Cliff Lee, Indians

  Ceremonial Pitch Hall of Famer Yogi Berra

  Attendance 48,271

Batting

  Batter Grady Sizemore (ground out)

  Hit Johnny Damon (single)

  Run Ben Francisco

  RBI Kelly Shoppach 

  Single Johnny Damon

  Double Ben Francisco

  Triple Cody Ransom (04/18/2009)

  Home Run Jorge Posada

  Grand Slam Grady Sizemore

  IPHR Brett Gardner (05/15/2009)

  Stolen Base Johnny Damon (04/17/2009)

  Sacrifice Hit Ben Francisco

  Sacrifice Fly Victor Martinez (04/17/2009)

Pitching

  Win Cliff Lee

  Loss Jose Veras

  Shutout A.J. Burnett, David Robertson, Phil Hughes (06/14/2009)

  Save Mariano Rivera (04/17/2009)

  Hit by Pitch Cliff Lee hit Mark Teixeira

  Wild Pitch Cliff Lee

  Balk Glen Perkins (05/18/2009)

 

 

Hosted Events

World Series: 2009

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