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Andy Savage

Cromford Railway Station

Gerardo A. Sanchez

Yankee Stadium

New York, New York, USA

September 2, 2011, 8:51 pm local time

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© 2011 Gerardo A. Sanchez, All Rights Reserved.

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Self pano-portrait at Yankee Stadium (hand held panorama)

My lovely son, my beloved wife and me watching a baseball game at Yankee Stadium on September 2th, 2011.

Yankee Stadium

Yankee Stadium is a stadium located in The Bronx in New York City. It serves as the home ballpark for the New York Yankees, replacing the previous Yankee Stadium, built in 1923. The new ballpark was constructed across the street, north-northeast of the 1923 Yankee Stadium, on the former site of Macombs Dam Park. The ballpark opened April 2, 2009, when the Yankees hosted a workout day in front of fans from the Bronx community. The first game at the new Yankee Stadium was a pre-season exhibition game against the Chicago Cubs played on April 3, 2009, which the Yankees won 7–4.[8] The first regular season game was played on April 16, a 10–2 Yankee loss to the Cleveland Indians.[9][10]

Much of the stadium incorporates design elements from the previous Yankee Stadium, paying homage to the Yankees' history. Although stadium construction began in August 2006, the project of building a new stadium for the Yankees is one that spanned many years and faced many controversies. The price tag of $1.5 billion, which makes it not only the most expensive baseball stadium ever built, but the third most expensive stadium of any kind (after Wembley Stadium in London and MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey).

The new stadium is meant to be very similar in design to the original Yankee Stadium, both in its original 1923 state and its post-renovation state in 1976. The exterior resembles the original look of the 1923 Yankee Stadium. The interior, a modern ballpark with greater space and increased amenities, features a playing field that closely mimics the 1988-2008 dimensions of the old park. The current stadium features 4,300 club seats and 68 luxury suites.

Info taken from Wikipedia.

Location

USA-Canada / USA-New York

Lat: 40° 49' 45" N
Long: 73° 55' 35" W

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Precision is: Unknown / Undeclared.

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Equipment

Nikon D7000, Sigma 8mm, HAND HELD CAMERA.
Software: PanoTools, PTGui, Adobe Photoshop CS5
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