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Last Yankees baseball game at the Polo Grounds

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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.

Discounted by 50% (as shown) through August 18, 2022!

Category: The 20th Century