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AL: New York - Yankee Stadium
« on: July 27, 2005, 03:46:54 pm »
AKA: The House That Ruth Built
FKA:
Opened: April 18, 1923
Style: Open
Surface: Merion Bluegrass
Capacity: 57,545
Dimensions: LF-318 ft LCF-379 ft CF-408 ft RCF-385 ft RF-314 ft

Tidbits:

- Monuments in Monument Park are: Lou Gehrig, Miller Huggins, and Babe Ruth.  Plaques in Monument Park are: Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, Casey Stengel, Ed Barrow, Jacob Ruppert, Joe McCarthey, Pope Paul VI, Thurman Munson, Pope John Paul II, Billy Martin, Whitey Ford, Lefty Gomez, Roger Maris, Allie Reynolds, Elston Howard, Phil Rizzuto, Bill Dickey, Yogi Berra, Reggie Jackson, and Don Mattingly.
The rules of distinction were thrown out with the baseball cap.  It does not lend itself to protocol.  It is found today on youth in homes, classrooms, even in fine restaurants.  Regardless of its other consequences, this is a breach against civility.  A civilized man should avoid this mania.