Archive for Yankee Stadium

1997 – Defending 1996 Begins

Apr 04, 2011 1 Comment by

The Yankees ended the 1996 season with winning the World Series against the Braves in 6 games, after being down 2 – 0. On this opening day ceremony, Don Manttingly along with Yankee manager Joe Torre and New York Mayor Rudolph Guiliani, raised the Yankees 23rd World Series Championship Flag. Donnie retired after the 1996 […]

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Turning off the Lights at the House that Ruth Built

Mar 19, 2011 No Comments by

by Donald M It was a long grand history coming to an end on the evening of September 21, 2008 in the Bronx with the final game and the finial win of 7 to 3 over Baltimore. Pettitte got his  14th win and Mo the save, 39th of the year, and the last ones in […]

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Jeter’s First Grand Slam (who said he chokes in the clutch!)

Mar 08, 2011 No Comments

We waited and waited for Derek Jeter, then he finally does it on a Saturday afternoon June 18, 2005 game at the old Yankee Stadium against the NL Cubbies. In the bottom of the 6th with 1 out he hits his 1st Grand Slam. He had been at bat 135 times with the bases loaded […]

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Steinbrenner – Home Opener 1

Mar 01, 2011 17 Comments

Opening day at Yankee Stadium has been a tradition for my friend and I since High School days, April 9, 1973 was not different. However this opening day would be special, with a group of investors led by George Steinbrenner they bought the Yankees from CBS for 10 million on January 3, 1973, a new […]

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2000 ALDS – Game 3

Feb 19, 2011 No Comments

We sat in the upper nose bleeds, but we were there. The Yankees and the A’s were tied at 1 each going into the 3 game, first home game for the Yankees. The game came down to a pitching duel between Orlando Hernández and Tim Hudson with a save for Mo, his second of series. […]

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Time to take Texas!

Oct 21, 2010 No Comments

A great fall afternoon to watch CC hold Texas Rangers to only 2 runs with 11 hits and stranding 7 runners on the bases over 6 innings. 10 strike outs, no walks by the Yankees staff and the Sandman come in to close it out in the top of 9th. Now for game 6, time […]

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Theeeeeee Yankees win!

Oct 10, 2010 No Comments

Great win, a great sweep, they do it again to the Twins. Are Yankees this good or Twins this bad. It was nice night, starting with the elder statemen Yogi’s frist pitch, the young Yankee Hughes on the mound, then Mo one of the core four on the mound to end it. What history, the […]

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