Yankee Stadium is a baseball venue located in 1E 161st Street, Bronx, New York. The stadium into a “cage” for the New York Yankees, is one of the baseball’s clubs in the United States. The baseball field replaces the old stadium is in operation since 1923 and closed in 2008. Yankee Stadium opened to the public at the beginning of the season Major League Baseball in 2009 against the Chicago Cubs, when the New York Yankees won with a score of 7-4.
Although new, the stadium retains the design of the old Yankee Stadium. Some things were added, among others, the interior, the facilities, the modern baseball field as well as the number of seats. Currently, the stadium is a source of pride for the citizens of New York have seating capacity of 54,251 spectators and 68 VIP rooms.
Yankee Stadium has an extensive gallery that is 46,000 m². Inside are more than a thousand high-tech cameras that is ready to record all those precious moments. In the gallery, you can come across a wide collection of the New York Yankees are estimated to cost more than USD 10 million.
In this stadium, visitors can see the scoreboard giant with the size of 550.5 m². Digital Scoreboard ranks fourth in the world, lost to Kauffman Stadium, Tokyo Racecourse and the Philadelphia Phillies Citizens Bank Park.
As one of the largest sports facility in New York, Yankee Stadium is equipped with a gym center. The room was very spacious, which is 2,800 m². In it there is a dressing room, an exercise room and a lounge area. What is interesting is in the room there is a hydrotherapy pool therapy with a special treadmill that is in the water. This tool is specifically used baseball athletes that his running ability can be increased.
For visitors who want to enjoy a meal before seeing a baseball game can visit the Hard Rock Café in Yankee Stadium. Not only that, there NYY Steakhouse at the top of the room stands. This steak restaurant is often a surprise for the fans, for example, when several players of the New York Yankees suddenly become a ministry for every visitor.
Since 2009, Yankee Stadium is not just used for baseball games. Various events which could be held in this magnificent stadium is a concert of music from some of the leading music groups, among others: Jay-Z, Eminem, Paul McCartney, Metallica, Slayer and Megadeth.
On July 22, 2012, Yankee Stadium was first used as a football game. At that time, the teams that competed Chelsea against Paris Saint-German in a friendly match. One month later turns A.C. Milan against Real Madrid who play in this stadium.
Public transportation that you can use to visit Yankee Stadium is New York City subway number 4, B and D stop at 161st Street, Yankee Stadium Station. You can also use the bus number B1 stop at The Grand Concourse, B6 and B13 stop at River Avenue.