New York Yankees | 2 important ephemeral publications about the opening of Yankee Stadium
The Passion of American Collectors: Property of Barbara and Ira Lipman
New York Yankees
Yankee Stadium—Opening Day April 18–1923 Souvenir Programme. [New York, 1923] — The Yankee Stadium. New York: White Construction Co., 
2 pamphlets, folio (280 x 238 mm; The Yankee Stadium slightly smaller). Opening day program in polychrome wrappers with portraits of Yankees owners Jacob Ruppert and T. L. Huston; wrappers detached at central fold, a few marginal chips and tears. The Yankee Stadium in stiff gray wrappers; inner bifolium loose, wrappers slightly soiled.
The scarce program for the opening day of Yankee Stadium celebrates the debut of the House That Ruth Built. The original owner assiduously kept score and documents Babe Ruth's third-inning home run, which was instrumental in leading the Yankees to a 4–1 victory over his former team, the Boston Red Sox.
The Yankee Stadium is a promotional publication issued by White Construction Company, which build the stadium. It is illustrated with photographs showing the project from groundbreaking to completion.
Sotheby's/Sports Cards Plus, auction of Baseball Memorabilia, 2 December 2004, lots 139, 137
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