Baseball Magazine

This Day in Baseball: First Game at Yankee Stadium

By Precious Sanders @pdsanders99

The New York Yankees played their first game at Yankee Stadium on April 18, 1923 in front of more than 72,000 fans. Babe Ruth hit the first home run of the new ballpark, a two-run shot off Red Sox pitcher Howard Ehmke, to help New York beat Boston, 4-1. The new $2.5 million ballpark was the first to feature three decks.

This day in baseball: First game at Yankee Stadium

This day in baseball: First game at Yankee Stadium


Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

Magazines