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Last Yankees baseball game at the Polo Grounds
Item # 650248
September 11, 1922
NEW YORK TIMES, September 11, 1922
* New York Yankees baseball history
* Last game played at the Polo Grounds
* Yankee Stadium - "The House Ruth Built"
The sport's section (page 13) has a one column heading: "YANKEES WIN TWICE BEFORE 40,000 FANS" with subheads: "Capacity Crowd Sees Hugmen Beat Athletics, 10-3 and 3-2, in Final Home Games" "Gates Are Closed At 1:15" "Police Turn Away 25,000 as Throngs Storm Polo Grounds--One Fatality Recorded". This was the last game the Yankees played at the Polo Grounds. Yankee Stadium, their new home, would open the following season in 1923.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally good.
Category: The 20th Century