Latest Yankee Stadium Stories

2009-09-03 11:35:00

SARASOTA, Fla. and NEW YORK, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- As the AL East pennant race enters the post-Labor Day homestretch next week, the New York Yankees are red hot. But they're not the only hot stuff these days at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090903/NY69535 ) Hot soup from Boar's Head, the most respected name in deli meats and cheeses, is available at the Stadium, adding a perfect complement to the mouth-watering Boar's Head sandwiches...

2009-07-08 21:55:11

Minnesota first baseman Justin Morneau has declined to defend his title Monday at baseball's home run derby during All-Star festivities. The annual event, which precedes the All-Star Game, will crown a new champion at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. I'd love to sit there and watch just as a fan, Morneau said on the team's Web site this week. The American League's 2006 American League MVP made the decision shortly after he won AL Player of the Week honors. Last year at Yankee Stadium in New York,...

2009-06-18 15:15:00

An authentication official says a photograph of the 1927 New York Yankees team that earned the nickname Murderer's Row has sold for $350,000. PSA/DNA Authentication Services President Joe Orlando said in a release Thursday the auction sale of the autographed baseball photo marked a record price for an item of its kind. The price is the most ever paid for a vintage sports photograph and is nearly 70 percent higher than the last time this autographed picture was sold in an auction less than...

2009-06-15 09:00:00

New Historical Memorabilia from Original Yankee Stadium Unveiled in Time for Father's Day NEW YORK, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- With only seven days remaining until Father's Day, Yankees-Steiner Collectibles, the exclusive provider of game-used memorabilia from the original and current Yankee Stadium, introduced a second lot of unique and iconic pieces of baseball history in the "Yankee Stadium Legends" online auction. People can now find once-in-a-lifetime gifts, perfect for sports-enthusiast...

2009-05-31 16:14:46

An executive involved in the sale of pieces of the old Yankee Stadium says urinals are a hot commodity for those seeking New York Yankees mementos. Steiner Sports Chief Executive Officer Brandon Steiner said while his company routinely receives requests for Yankee Stadium urinals, the bathroom items from the former MLB stadium are not available for sale, the New York Daily News reported Sunday. People always ask for the bathroom stuff, like the urinals, Steiner said. There were some strange...

2009-05-21 14:33:33

A Notre Dame official hopes Yankee Stadium can be site of future Fighting Irish football games, the New York Times said. New Yankee Stadium opened in April when the 2009 Major League Baseball season started but the former stadium was the site of past contests involving the Fighting Irish. Athletic Director Jack Swarbrick said the Irish would love to play Army at Yankee Stadium in 2013 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 1913 contest. It would be of great historical significance for us...

2009-05-18 14:55:00

The company selling parts of the retired Yankee Stadium in New York said the team's players have shown interest in many of the most prominent items. There's been tremendous interest from the players, Brandon Steiner of Steiner Sports, which is handling the sale for owner George Steinbrenner, told the New York Post. Steiner said Mariano Rivera, the team's closing pitcher since 1997, has his eye on several items from the bullpen, including the bench. He said Rivera, who threw the final...

2009-05-12 10:00:00

Yankees-Steiner Collectibles unveils lineup of items from 'The House that Ruth Built' NEW YORK, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- People around the world now have a rare opportunity to own a piece of America's rich history. Iconic and cherished items from the original Yankee Stadium, a landmark that is regarded as one of the most significant monuments in sports history, are now available via a public sale and auction by visiting www.steinersports.com or calling 1-800-759-SCORE and 914-307-1000....

2009-05-12 04:06:00

BALA CYNWYD, Pa., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- With a new stadium now open for the Yankees and Father's Day quickly approaching, miniaturist artist Emily M. Wolfson announced today that she has released a new "Yankee Stadium Ball" to add to her collection of one-of-a-kind Unforgettaballs!(R) baseballs. This unique collector's item is a perfect Father's Day gift, and is packaged in a Lucite cube and gift box. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090512/NYFNSE01) Wolfson is known for...

2009-05-03 16:20:57

Sunday's contest between the Yankees and Los Angeles Angels was postponed by rain in New York. No makeup date was announced. It was LA's lone visit to Yankee Stadium this season. Both clubs have open dates on Aug. 3 and Sept. 14. Los Angeles is 3-2 on its road trip after sweeping a three-game set at Baltimore before losing the first two contests in the scheduled three-game series at Yankee Stadium. New York is scheduled for a three-game series at Anaheim July 10-12.

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