Nothing says more “New York, New York” than a visit to Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, home of the New York Yankees. The New York Yankees is one of the most famous and successful baseball teams and have won the World Series championships 27 times.
Some of the most famous basketball players who’ve played for the New York Yankees are Baby Ruth and Mickey Mantle.
The baseball season starts in April and ends in October and the tickets are normally very cheap if you don’t mind sitting higher up in the stadium.
New York Yankees
The baseball team New York Yankees plays in Major League Baseball, MLB. The New York Yankees was founded and based in Baltimore before Frank Farrell and Bill Devery bought the team in 1903 for $18,000 and moved them to Manhattan.
The New York Yankees has won the World Series Championships 27 times, which is the record in the league. No other team has even come close to that number, even though they haven’t won since the year 2000. In second place comes St. Louis Cardinals with a total of 11 wins.
Some of the most famous basketball players who’ve played for the New York Yankees are Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, Reggie Jackson, Mariano Rivera, and Derek Jeter.
The New York Yankees actually share this arena with the soccer team New York City FC.
New York Yankees tickets
Seeing a baseball game at Yankee Stadium is something I really recommend and especially if the weather is nice. This is actually a fun thing to do, even though you’re not a baseball fan. Sit and enjoy the view of the stadium, and feel the excitement with a beer and some snacks.
You don’t have to stay for the entire game if you don’t feel like it, since they are very long. The good thing about leaving early is that you can avoid the crowds. Right after the game ends the subway platforms are normally packed, and you will have to wait a long time to get an Uber or a taxi.
Tickets to see the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium are normally very cheap. Especially if you don’t mind sitting high up in the arena, where you’ll get a beautiful view of the whole arena. The baseball season is between April and October.
Make sure you book a home game and that it says Yankee Stadium when you book your tickets. I’ve heard many times tourists trying to book tickets to Yankees and they book by accident an away game in another city.
Common questions about the New York Yankees
What’s the easiest way to get to Yankee Stadium?
The easiest way to get to Yankee Stadium is by taking the subway. You can take the 4, B, or D line to the 161st – Yankee Stadium subway stop. It will take you around 25 min to get there from Midtown, Manhattan.
How early should I arrive at Yankee Stadium?
I recommend leaving some extra time to commute so you don’t miss the start of the game when they sing the national anthem and throw out the first ball. Try to be at the arena 1 hour before the game starts so you have enough time to find your seat or if you want to look around in the stores and explore the food and drink options.
Where is Yankee Stadium located?
Yankee Stadium is located in the Bronx, New York City.
How much is a Yankees ticket?
Can I buy tickets to a Yankees game outside the arena?
I don’t recommend buying tickets outside Yankee Stadium. First, there is a chance all tickets are sold out, and second, you have no idea if the tickets are real. Click here to buy tickets to the New York Yankees.