Return to New York for a few days
Finally, the current concession to "progress". A few years ago a big cement chunk of Yankee Stadium fell into the seats. It was not during a game, so no-one was there, but it worried George Steinbrenner, to say the least. But what to do? Moving out of the Bronx was unthinkable, though I heard it was considered. Upgrading wouldn't really be a long-term solution. The final decision was to build a new stadium across the street while they tear down the old one. I for one was glad to see they at least are replicating the style of the old facade as they build the new building (right). What remains of the old Stadium -- The House that Ruth Built -- (as of December 2008) is seen at the left.