The 50 Greatest Moments in New York Yankees History

42. The House That Ruth Built Opens

Date: 4/18/1923
What you thought the "House That Ruth Built" was just some cute nickname? Nah, son. The Bambino christened the Stadium with a three-run shot to defeat his former team—the Boston Red Sox—in the first game ever played at the O.G. Yankee Stadium. The rest, as they say, is history. Greatest franchise in team sports history.

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