WORLD'S FIRST GAME AT
THE LONGEST LIST OF THE LONGEST
STUFF AT THE LONGEST DOMAIN NAME AT LONG LAST
What was the world's first game at Yankee Stadium?
On February 6, 1921, the Yankees
issued a press release to announce the purchase of 10 acres of property in the
west Bronx for a sum of $675,000.
New York's White Construction Co. was awarded the
contract on May 5, 1922 valued at $2.5 million to build the stadium.
On April 18, 1923 74,200 fans came to see the world's
first baseball game at Yankee Stadium, which by then was known as "The House
That Ruth Built".
Yankees recorded their first win at Yankee Stadium that day, defeating the
Boston Red Sox 4-1 in a game which saw Babe Ruth hit his first homerun at the
closed for the 1974 & 1975 seasons and the Yankees relocated to Shea Stadium
while Yankee Stadium underwent renovations, it reopened on April 15, 1976.
Yankee Stadium - 1923
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