New York Yankee Stadium – Tourist Attractions in Bronx, New York City
New York Yankee Stadium –
New York Yankee Stadium
Yankee Stadium is the home stadium of the New York Yankees, the World’s Best baseball team, winner of 27 World Series Championships. The Yankee Stadium is located at East 161st Street and River Avenue in the Bronx.
The Yankees played their first season in The New Yankee Stadium in 2009. The Old Yankee Stadium was often referred to as “The House that Ruth Built”, and sometimes as simply “The Stadium”. It was the first baseball park to be labeled a “Stadium” rather than a “Field,” a “Park,” or a “Grounds,”. After the construction of the new stadium, the Old Yankee Stadium was demolished in 2010. It is being converted to parkland and will be called “Heritage Field.”
The baseball season usually runs from April to November when the weather is warm enough for outdoor sports.
Monument Park is a section of Yankee Stadium which contains the Yankees’ retired numbers, a collection of monuments and plaques pertaining to the New York Yankees and other events to take place at the stadium and in the city.
The Yankees Museum, located on the lower level at Gate 6, displays a wide range of Yankees’ memorabilia. A “Ball Wall” features hundreds of balls autographed by past and present Yankees, and there are plans to eventually add autographs for every living player who has played for the Yankees. The centerpiece of the museum is a tribute to Don Larsen’s perfect game in the 1956 World Series, with a commemorative home plate in the floor and statues of Larsen pitching to Yogi Berra. Along with a facsimile of a current locker from the Yankees’ clubhouse, fans can view the locker of the late Thurman Munson, which sat unoccupied in the previous stadium’s Yankee clubhouse in honor of Munson.
One of the most distinguishing characteristics of the Old Yankee Stadium was the facade. Originally, the facade was a series of copper arches (painted white in the 1960s) that ran around the roof of the grandstand’s upper deck. However, the renovation of the 1970s greatly scaled back this roof, and the facade was removed. A white replica was run along the bleacher billboards and scoreboard, where it stands to this day. In the new stadium, the facade will return to the upper deck roof.
The facade has been re-created in the New Stadium. The Facade is used as an icon for Yankee Stadium, and the New York Yankees ballclub. This can be clearly seen in its major use in graphics for the YES Network.
Yankee Stadium Photos
161st Street and River Avenue
Bronx, New York City 10451
The Yankee Stadium Subway stop is located right outside the Stadium at the corner of 161st St. and River Ave. The Stadium is conveniently reached by several subway lines and a trip from midtown Manhattan takes less than 25 minutes. The #4 train, as well as the B (weekdays only) and D trains make stops at 161st St./Yankee Stadium. Metro North train service to Connecticut and Westchester County is available at the 125th St. subway stop.
Several New York Transit Authority Bus Lines provide convenient service to Yankee Stadium. The BX 6, BX 13 and BX 55 buses stop at 161st St./Grand Concourse, a short walk from the Stadium. If you or your group travels to Yankee Stadium in a private bus, parking is located at 164th and 165th Streets and River Ave. Police will direct you to that area.
Yankee Stadium (New York Yankees) MLB Baseball Park Replica Stadium – Silver Series – $20.00 USD
Welcome to the world of Sport Collectors Guild! Introducing the most dynamic collectible line that was voted The most innovative collectible line in 1997. Each uniquely magnificent replica is made of natural stone. A time consuming, individualized process is then employed to achieve the delicate detail that characterizes each piece. The reward is an enchanting visual delight. All components used by the Arizona artists, including 935 colors of varnishes, resins, inks and antiquings, are American produced. Handcrafted in Phoenix, Arizona Fans in the arena are painted in the colors of the team Dimensions: 3 x 3 x 2
Yankee Stadium (New York Yankees) Limited Edition MLB Baseball Park Replica Stadium – Gold Series – $40.00 USD
Welcome to the world of Sport Collectors Guild! Introducing the most dynamic collectible line that was voted The most innovative collectible line in 1997. Each uniquely magnificent replica is made of natural stone. A time consuming, individualized process is then employed to achieve the delicate detail that characterizes each piece. The reward is an enchanting visual delight. All components used by the Arizona artists, including 935 colors of varnishes, resins, inks and antiquings, are American produced. Handcrafted in Phoenix, Arizona Fans in the ballpark are painted in the colors of the team Sculptures individually numbered to 4,750 Collector card included Dimensions: 6 x 5 x 3
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY) 18 x 18 Framed Stadium View Photograph – $75.00 USD
Includes photograph and an information card about the stadium. Limited edition to the year the stadium was built. Signed by the artist, Ira Rosen. Includes certificate of authenticity.
Yankee Stadium (New York Yankees) 12 x 15 Plaque with 8 x 10 Stadium Photograph – $34.99 USD
Yankee Stadium home to the famed New York Yankees has many great memories and traditions. Ready to hang, this 12×15 black marble finished plaque comes with an 8×10 photo and a silver satin plate displaying the field seating chart and stadium dimensions. A great gift for all fans!
New York Yankees Tavern – $45.00 USD
Item # 59225The sign reads “Pub”, not “Tavern”.
Retirement Date: December 31, 2005!
New York Yankees Refreshments Stand – $17.50 USD
Item # 59437
Retirement Date: December 31, 2005!