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The New York Yankees is a professional baseball team from the Major League Baseball (MLB) American League East District. Headquartered in Yankee Stadium, New York Bronx, NY.
Known as one of the most prestigious teams in the Major League Baseball, it has 40 American Championships, 18 Regional Champions since 1969, 40 World Series appearances, and 27 Championships. This figure is far behind other teams, compared to the San Francisco Giants with 20 runners-up in the World Series and 11 St. Louis Cardinals with runner-ups.
Started as Baltimore Orioles when the American League was founded in 1901, it was directed by John McGraw. However, due to the conflict between American League President Johnson and McGraw, McGraw moved to the New York Giants of the National League and created friction with the National League, but eventually decided to move to New York, and in 1903, he moved to New York. Moved as Highlanders. He relocated to the New York Yankees in 1913 after relocating the home field, acquired Babe Ruth from the Red Sox in 1920, and then reigned as a powerful team in the ball world, with Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe -Produced star players such as DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, etc., and it has been a team that has always attracted attention since then, such as Reggie Jackson in the 1970s, Derek Jeter in the 1990s, Alex Rodriguez in the 2000s.
The old Yankee Stadium, which has been in use since 1923, has become obsolete. Provisionally agreed.
The plan was temporarily frozen when Michael Bloomberg became Mayor of New York in 2002, but the decision was made to build a new stadium and a groundbreaking ceremony took place on August 16, 2006, the 58th anniversary of Babe Ruth. . Construction costs were $ 1.5 billion.
An open match against Chicago Cubs took place on April 3 before the 2009 regular season, and the Yankees won. The first official game will be held on April 16 against Cleveland Indians.
The construction cost of $ 1.5 billion raised ticket prices, and the average seat price per seat was $ 70 (at the time of opening, the exchange rate was about ¥ 7000).
On June 5, 2010, Yuri Foreman vs. Miguel Kot, a professional boxing WBA world super welterweight title match, was held. This is the first Yankee stadium of course, but including the old stadium, it is the first time in 34 years since Muhammed Ali vs Ken Norton in September 1976.
The college football game, Army vs. Notre Dame, took place on November 20 of the same year, and Notre Dame beat Army 27-3. A college football game was also held on December 30. After that, college football games are held in the off-season of MLB and MLS.
In the summer of 2012 and 2013, soccer pre-season matches and international friendly matches were also held.
On January 26, 2014, the NHL (North American Professional Ice Hockey) game was held for the first time including the old stadium.
Since 2015, MLS (Major League Soccer) New York City FC has been using it as a temporary home stadium until the construction of a dedicated stadium. The right stand is the main stand, the left stand is the home side, and the first base is the away side.
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