Yanks Open Stadium, Then Get Clobbered

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 16, 2009 8:32 PM CDT
Yanks Open Stadium, Then Get Clobbered
Fans arrive at the new Yankee Stadium for the first regular season game.   (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

The New York Yankees pulled out all the stops in pregame ceremonies today to christen their new $1.5 billion stadium. Then they went and ruined things by playing baseball. The Indians routed the Yankees 10-2 after putting up nine runs in the 7th inning, the Daily News reports. "It's not how you want to start out a new stadium, but one game is not going to make the history of this Yankee Stadium or this year," said manager Joe Girardi. (Read more New York Yankees stories.)

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