Yankees fans will have at least 80 more chances — hopefully — to say goodbye to Derek Jeter. But the first had a special feel to it, thanks to some old friends.
Located at 161st and River Avenue in the Bronx, the new Stadium sits across the street from where the original once stood. If you’re planning a trip to The House That Steinbrenner Built, here is a guide to help make the most of your visit.
With all of the hoopla surrounding Derek Jeter’s retirement, Boomer pointed out that the captain’s last homestand falls on the Jewish holiday Rosh Hashanah.
Got a cool $11,000 hanging around? If so, see you in late September in the Bronx and Boston.
Daniel Carcillo scored the tiebreaking goal 4:36 into the third period, and the New York Rangers completed a two-game sweep of the outdoor series with a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders at frigid Yankee Stadium on Wednesday night.
On Wednesday, New York’s Islanders and Rangers will be at Yankee Stadium to partake in what has become the NHL’s modern marvel — the outdoor hockey game.
The only thing missing from Sunday’s outdoor NHL game at Yankee Stadium was true animosity on the ice. That shouldn’t be a problem on Wednesday night when the Islanders get their crack at the Rangers.
Paul Cartier’s worlds are about to collide. He is the organist for both the Islanders at Nassau Coliseum and the Yankees, so it’s only fitting that he will play the organ on Wednesday night when the Islanders host the Rangers.
“The ice was the worst ice I’ve ever played on. You went from the shadows to the sun. It was almost a 10-degree difference. It was unbelievable. You rely a lot on instinct and poise, and I couldn’t close my glove. It was so cold.”
Rick Nash scored for the fifth straight game, and the New York Rangers used a four-goal second period to beat the New Jersey Devils, 7-3, on a cold and snowy Sunday outside at Yankee Stadium.
History was made again at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, but it had nothing to do with the Bronx Bombers.
“No,” Brunner said when asked if he’s heard of the Yankees’ captain. “…No. The only baseball I know is (Justin) Verlander … because of the Tigers last year.”
The Rangers, the second-place team in the Metropolitan Division, come in having lost two straight at home after a 9-2-1 surge. The Devils, 5-1-3 in their past nine, are tied for fifth but are only two points behind.
It seems the Yankees were steadfast in their budgetary discipline. Until they weren’t. And thank goodness for that. Not only are we spoiled Yankees fans better off, but so is baseball.
From baseball and football to boxing and soccer to concerts and papal masses, the houses that Ruth and Jeter built have played host to just about everything. And now hockey!