April 18, 1923 in New York history

📝 On This Day 📝

98 years ago on April 18th, 1923

The original Yankee Stadium officially opens

In the first game, the Yankees beating the Red Sox 4 to 1. The stadium would close for renovations in 1973 and re-open in 1976. The final game was played in 2008 as the Yankees moved to their new stadium nearby and demolition of the old park was completed in May 2010. The site of the former stadium is now a public baseball diamond named Heritage Field in Macombs Dam Park.


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🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia

🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 96°F in 1976
Record Low: 25°F in 1875

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