Yankee Stadium 1923
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"The House the Ruth Built" opened for business in 1923. After sharing the Polo Grounds with the Giants, the Yankees were evicted by Giants Manager John McGraw for many reasons, but none more so than the popularity of its team and its star player, Babe Ruth. The Yankees were outdrawing their landlords, and the Giants had had enough. The Yankees built their own stadium in the South Bronx, right across the Harlem River from the Polo Grounds, in part so their former landlords could see their majestic new baseball palace every day they reported to work. Yankee Stadium became a shrine for baseball fans, and saw some of the greatest players and teams ever.