On January 6, 1914, baseball’s National Commission rules that outfield fences in major league ballparks should be painted green to provide a better hitting background for batters.
The New York American League franchise announces the purchase of a ten-acre plot of land for $675,000, from the estate of William Waldorf Astor, will be used as the future site of Yankee Stadium. The club’s new ballpark, located on the west side of the Bronx, will sit directly across the Harlem River from the Polo Grounds, the team’s current home for the past ten years as tenants to the Giants.
February 6, 1921
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August 30, 1953