Yankee Stadium

Yankee Stadium

Yankee Stadium in New York is the home base of the New York Yankees baseball team. The stadium is located in the Bronx and it has a capacity of more than 46,000 people. In addition to the baseball games played there in the summer months, Yankee Stadium offers much more, including Monument Park, guided tours, the New York Yankees Museum, and games by the football team New York City FC which also plays at the stadium.

Yankee Stadium

At Yankee Stadium, you can attend a game of the Yankees. New York Yankees tickets can be bought online in advance. The current Yankee Stadium was opened in 2009, replacing the old Yankee Stadium, which had housed the New York Yankees since 1923. The old stadium was demolished in 2010. The present-day Yankee Stadium cost $2.3 billion to construct, making it the most expensive stadium ever built at the time.

Yankee Stadium - Field

Yankee Stadium Tour

Yankee Stadium is a big complex with plenty to see. That’s why taking the Yankee Stadium Tour will be a fun experience for sports fans. The tour will take you to the stadium’s special areas, such as the field and Monument Park. During the tour, you will learn about the history of the Yankees, visit the New York Yankees Museum, and see special memorabilia.

Tickets for the Yankee Stadium Tour are also included in the New York Pass and Explorer Pass

Monument Park Yankee Stadium

Monument Park, located in the centre field under the big screen, contains a memorial for former Yankees members.  From here, you can also get a good view of the field. Monument Park is free to enter up to 45 minutes before the start of a Yankees game or during the Yankee Stadium Tour.

Yankee Stadium - Monument Park

New York Yankees Museum

You can learn even more about the Yankees at the New York Yankees Museum. This small museum showcases changing exhibitions on players, themes, and history of the Yankees. There are also permanent features such as the Ball Wall. It is a wall with over 870 autographed baseballs and various trophies won by the Yankees over the years.

With your game ticket, you can visit the museum 90 minutes before the game until the 8th inning. The museum is located right next to Section 210. The Yankee Stadium Tour also includes a stop at the museum. Do you want your own piece of sports memorabilia? You can buy Yankees merchandise in the stadium’s New York Yankees Team Store, or attend a game with a New York Yankees freebie.

Yankee Stadium - New York Yankees Museum

New York City FC

In addition to the New York Yankees, the football club New York City FC also plays at Yankee Stadium. The MLS football season runs from early March to late October, coinciding with the Yankees’ season. Depending on which team is playing that day, Yankee Stadium is transformed into NYC FC Stadium or vice versa.

Concerts at Yankee Stadium

Yankee Stadium is not only a venue for sports games, but it also occasionally hosts concerts. Madonna, Jay-Z, and Diplo, among others, have performed here. Seeing a top artist perform in such a large stadium is the ultimate experience.

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Practical Information

The easiest way to get to Yankee Stadium is by subway. The metro station where you need to get off is called 161 St-Yankee Stadium, and it is impossible to miss the stadium from here. Lines D and 4 take you directly from Manhattan to Yankee Stadium.

  • Address: 1 East 161 Street

Yankee Stadium - Yankees Game

What to do at Yankee Stadium?

Yankee Stadium is the home of the Yankees, but you can also do a tour, visit Monument Park, and more. Read here.

Where is Yankee Stadium?

Yankee Stadium is located in the Bronx in New York. Read more about the stadium here.

How to get to Yankee Stadium?

The easiest way to get to Yankee Stadium is by subway. Find more information here.

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