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A Bronx Cheer for Baseball

Published by on April 16, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Today, Yankee Stadium officially moves across 161st Street...or, One-hunnit and sixty-first street if you're from The Bronx.

The Ghosts, the legend, Monument Park. All of it.

But today signifies a lot more than just the opening of a stadium that challenges any dream sequence of a baseball stadium known to man. Today is about remembrance. About good old-fashioned, afternoon baseball.

It's about hot dogs and sauerkraut and maybe a cold one if you're old enough. Forget that the new ballpark has all the trimmings of your local shopping mall, with a pristine baseball field packed in between.

Today is about Babe Ruth, without whom the original Yankee Stadium would have been just another ballpark. It...

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