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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.
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.
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.
Bronx, NY (Sports Network) - The New York Yankees closed out their residence at iconic Yankee Stadium with one final victory, a 7-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles.
Alex Rodriguez did his part to help make New York's final homestand at Yankee Stadium milestone week.
Bronx, NY (Sports Network) - Derek Jeter's single in the first inning of New York's game with the Chicago White Sox was his 1,270th career hit at Yankee Stadium -- the most all-time in "The House that Ruth Built." It broke a tie with the legendary Lou Gehrig.
NEW YORK _ It's hard enough to play at Yankee Stadium when it's half full. On Monday, a sellout crowd crammed into the 85-year-old structure. So there was a full ballpark, ghosts of Yankees past whispering from the monuments behind the left-field wall and future Hall of Famers in the home dugout.
NEW YORK _ Clint Hurdle found Brad Lidge early Tuesday afternoon inside the visitors' clubhouse at Yankee Stadium and told him to be ready to pitch the ninth inning Tuesday night. If the National League had a lead over the American League in the All-Star Game, he wanted the ball in his hands.
By Ronald Blum NEW YORK -- All the All-Stars walked onto baseball's most famous field, soaking up the history. Manny Ramirez threw a ball to fans as his son scampered around the outfield in shorts during Monday's workout.
Bronx, NY (Sports Network) - Yankee Stadium, a building that has been the home to more All-Stars than any other in baseball history, will serve as the perfect backdrop for the 79th edition of the Mid-Summer Classic.
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