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2009-04-02 09:01:00

Traditional Guitar Smash and "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" Sing-Along with Bernie Williams Highlight Opening Festivities ORLANDO, Fla., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the exciting opening of Yankee Stadium, Hard Rock International is thrilled to announce "opening day" at its newest cafe location - Hard Rock Cafe Yankee Stadium. The 7,000-square-foot Hard Rock Cafe open year-round and serving both ticketholders and non-ticketholders on game days, will officially open its doors in true...

2009-03-11 17:07:00

Tickets on Sale! HOUSTON, March. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, April 25th at 7:00 p.m. -- nine days after the New York Yankees home opener -- Joel and Victoria Osteen will hold "A Night of Hope" at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, N.Y. "A Night of Hope" is a celebration of faith and the first non-baseball event in the Stadium. The event is expected to draw tens-of-thousands from around the tri-state area who will hear an inspirational message from Joel and Victoria along with the...

2009-03-11 07:33:00

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- CSG, in conjunction with the New York Yankees, today announced the new Yankee Stadium will become the first facility in Major League Baseball (MLB) to be treated with the Sports Antimicrobial System(TM) (SAS). Comprised of several leading-edge and highly advanced products, the SAS is a comprehensive process that kills illness-causing microorganisms and continually inhibits the growth of bacteria, mold and fungi on any surface for up to three...

2009-03-10 10:00:00

Baseball card collector puts together entire set of more than 6,600 cards; wins the opportunity to meet Yankees Team Captain Derek Jeter! NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Tommy Baxter, a 36-year-old trading card collector from Little Rock, Arkansas, is the first person in the world to accomplish what many thought was insurmountable: piecing together Upper Deck's gigantic, 6,661-card Yankee Stadium Legacy (YSL) Collection! Baxter seized the opportunity to become the first...

2009-03-09 09:07:00

Largest Amount of Contracts Awarded to M/WBE Firms in Turner History NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, announced today that it has awarded 2,850 contracts totaling $1.4 billion to minority- and women-owned business enterprises (M/WBEs) during 2008. This represents the largest amount of contracts Turner has awarded to M/WBE firms in company history and the forth year in a row that the company has surpassed the milestone of...

2009-02-26 18:44:32

Financially troubled Bank of America has ended talks with the New York Yankees for a major sponsorship deal at the new Yankee Stadium, Newsday reported. The two sides had been negotiating a reported $20 million deal since last September, but the bank has come upon hard times because of the nation's housing crisis and its troubled economy overall. We can confirm that in early January we concluded our negotiations with the Yankees on a long-term agreement that has been speculated on for some...

2009-02-25 10:15:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, has substantially completed two landmark New York City projects this month, the new Yankee Stadium and Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall renovation and expansion. Turner provided preconstruction and construction management services for the new Yankee Stadium in Bronx, N.Y. During the course of construction, the 1.3 million sq. ft., 52,325-capacity stadium required 12,700 tons of structural...

2008-09-22 09:00:08

By RONALD BLUM By Ronald Blum Associated Press As baseball said farewell to Yankee Stadium, one of the game's most beloved players stood beneath the stands in a full vintage uniform. Now 83, the man who coined the phrase "it ain't over till it's over" put his own stamp on the day. "I'm sorry to see it over, I'll tell you that," Yogi Berra said. The goodbye completed an 85-year-old run for the home of baseball's most famous team. What began with a Babe Ruth home run on an April...

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2008-09-22 09:30:00

By Ronald Blum Associated Press Even Yogi Berra knew this was the end. As baseball said farewell to Yankee Stadium, one of the game's most beloved players stood beneath the stands in a full vintage uniform. Now 83, the man who coined the phrase "it ain't over till it's over" put his own stamp on the day. "I'm sorry to see it over, I'll tell you that," Berra said. The goodbye completed an 85-year-old run for the home of baseball's most famous team. What began with a Babe Ruth home run on...

2008-09-22 06:00:08

By Mel Antonen NEW YORK -- Yankee Stadium began with Bob Shawkey's pitch and Babe Ruth's home run on an April afternoon in 1923. Sunday night, the stadium's 85-year history ended when the Baltimore Orioles' Brian Roberts grounded out to first base. The Yankees staved off elimination and beat the Orioles 7-3 before 54,610 fans. Yankees catcher Jose Molina hit the stadium's final home run in the fourth inning. Lefty Andy Pettitte was the winning pitcher. Closer Mariano Rivera threw the...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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