Latest Yankee Stadium Stories

2008-07-16 00:00:01

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.

2008-07-15 12:00:06

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.

2008-07-15 06:00:06

By Mel Antonen NEW YORK -- Justin Morneau won the Home Run Derby on Monday, but the contest will be remembered for Josh Hamilton's imitation of Babe Ruth. Morneau, the first baseman for the Minnesota Twins, beat Hamilton 5-3 in the final round of the only Derby held in the House that Ruth Built.

2008-07-15 03:00:02

NEW YORK _ Justin Morneau said even he was rooting for Josh Hamilton on Monday night, as chants of "Ham-il-ton! Ham-il-ton!" rained down from Yankee Stadium during the All-Star Home Run Derby.

2008-07-14 06:00:06

By Paul Doyle, The Hartford Courant, Conn. Jul. 14--NEW YORK -- The kid who journeyed from Perth, Australia, for a career playing the game he loves wasn't about to leave the baseball shrine without pondering its history.

2008-07-14 06:00:06

By Rick Hummel, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 14--NEW YORK -- "The House That Ruth Built," as New York Evening Telegram sportswriter Fred Lieb dubbed Yankee Stadium when it opened in 1923, will play host to its last All-Star Game on Tuesday night.

2006-08-28 00:22:31

By Philip Barbara NEW YORK (Reuters) - As work begins on the new Yankee Stadium, critics see the project as symbolically burying more than just the old ballpark, the baseball shrine known as "The House that Ruth Built" across the street.

2006-07-23 20:03:05

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - He is baseball's $25-million man and arguably the game's greatest player, yet Alex Rodriguez is the target of frustrated New York fans who are booing his every failure at Yankee Stadium.

2006-05-27 21:31:32

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Yankees hammered Kansas City 15-4 on Saturday, a day after the lowly Royals had ended a 13-game losing streak at Yankee Stadium.

2006-05-19 00:26:06

Corrects to read in 17th and 18th paras "Mark Teixeira" not "Mark Tiber," correcting surname. A corrected version follows.

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  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
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The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.