Chronicles Final Yankee Stadium Game

  • September 22, 2008
Major League Baseball's online presence,, chronicled the final game in the 85-year history of Yankee Stadium on Sunday. The coverage was highlighted with 18 consecutive hours of classic Yankee Stadium games and footage leading into the pre-game ceremonies,'s exclusive "The Manager's View with Joe Girardi" and live look-ins of the game.

Starting at midnight on Sunday, began streaming games from its archives played at Yankee Stadium, including games featuring franchise greats such as Mickey Mantle, Mariano Rivera, Reggie Jackson and Derek Jeter and dating back to 1952. will let fans download via iTunes the full-game video archive of the Yankee Stadium finale, as well as all of the games aired throughout the day. The game will also be available through's Condensed Games--a 20-minute, on-demand highlight product featuring every out, hit and run.

There will also be short-form video montages of current and former players reminiscing, a compilation of print stories chronicling the ballpark's history, and photo galleries.--Karl Greenberg



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