The Nation: Yankee Stadium Shuts Down

The New York Yankees not only closed the season last week losing their final game to the Detroit Tigers by a score of 8-5, they closed their ballpark along with it. The loss of the game is theirs, but Yankee Stadium belongs to the American past. The park is not slated to fall, but will undergo a two-year refurbishing that will install new seats, remove the iron pillars that have blocked the spectators' view since the stadium opened in 1923, and completely redesign the playing field. The City of New York has undertaken the job for the Yankees, and must complete...

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