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Opening Day - April 16, 2009

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Click Here for info. and photos of the new Macombs Dam Park. (across the street from the new stadium)

Stadium Comparison Old Yankee Stadium New Yankee Stadium
Historical Date
   Opening Day 1923 2009
Existing Field Dimensions Maintained
   Field Dimensions Left Field 318'
Left Center 399'
Center 408'
Right Center 385'
Right Field 314'
Left Field 318'
Left Center 399'
Center 408'
Right Center 385'
Right Field 314'
More Comfortable Seating
   Total Seating Capacity* 56,886 52,325
(Including Standing Room)
   Seat Width 18" to 22" 19" to 24"
   Legroom Between Rows 29.5" 33" to 39"
   Cup Holders N/A Cup holders in all seating in the general seating bowl
   Home Plate To Backstop 72' 4" 52' 4"
   Private Luxury Suites 19 56
   Party Suites** XXX 410
Stadium Amenities for Convenience
   Average Concourse Width 17' 32'
   Concession Fixed Points Of Sale Ratio 1 for every 260 Fans (not including portable and in-seat wait service locations) 1 for every 172 Fans (not including portable and in-seat wait service locations)
   Restroom Fixtures Ratio 1 for every 89 Fans 1 for every 60 Fans
   Family-Style Restrooms N/A 12
   Team Stores (Square Feet) Approximately 6,800 Total Approximately 11,560
Main Store 5,825
Collectible/Art 1,735
Home Plate Store 2,435
Great Hall Store 1,565
   Dining And Lounge Options Yankee Club
Stadium Club
Pinstripe Pub
Great Moments Room
Legends Club
2 Legends Dugout Lounges
Grill Room
Yankees Steakhouse
Membership Club
Main Level Outdoor Suite Lounge
Terrace Outdoor Suite Lounge
Martini Bar
Sports Bar
Outdoor Patio Area
Outdoor Food Court
Indoor Food Court
   Main Video Scoreboard 25' by 33'
25MM (Standard Def.) LED
59' high by 101' wide
16 MM True HD LED
   Elevators 3 16
  * The total seating capacity figures include wheelchair, aisle-transfer and companion seats.
  ** The Party Suites capacity figure includes wheelchair, aisle-transfer and companion seats.

 

 

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