5 Facts About Yankee Stadium

1. Yankee Stadium was intended to host a game between Rutgers and Maryland on November 4, 2017, but this event was cancelled in October 2017 due to potential conflicts with the Yankees' postseason.

2. Since 2010, Yankee Stadium has hosted the Pinstripe Bowl, an annual college football bowl game.

3. The old Yankee Stadium was our 10th man—a loud and frenzied cauldron of pinstriped passion, with a lot of lifers in the stands.

4. The Hard Rock Cafe at Yankee Stadium officially opened on March 30, 2009, and an opening ceremony took place on April 2, 2009.

5. Yankee Stadiumestimated that both stadiums would cost $2 billion, with city and state taxpayers contributing $1.2 billion.