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New York Activity: Book Your Guest Room at Park Lane Hotel – A New York Hotel and Make Plans to Attend a Yankees Game

Attending a Yankees Game is a hugely popular New York Activity, and fans often come from out of town to watch their favorite team play. Mingle with some locals and watch one of the most loved (and hated) teams in baseball do their thing at Yankee Stadium!

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About Attending a Yankees Game:
Baseball is like a religion to many New Yorkers, and the Yankees are their high priest. Very few professional sports teams have fans as loyal (read: rabid) as the Yankees, and attending a Yankees game is a fun New York Activity that will have you feeling like a local.

Baseball season begins in April and continues through September unless the Yankees make the playoffs in which case the season continues through October.

Tips for Attending a Yankees Game:

  • The Yankees are one of the most popular teams in major league baseball. While not every one of their home games will sell out, many of them will.  For that reason you should try to purchase your tickets before your visit to New York instead of trying to buy them on game day.
  • Certain games, such as those against rivals Boston Red Sox, always sell out. Tickets to these games can be difficult to get, and they usually cost more than for other games.
  • If the game you want to attend is sold out, you can usually find tickets through secondary ticket sellers such as Stub Hub.

If You Get Hungry While Attending a Yankees Game:
Professional sports stadiums around the country have stepped up their game when it comes to the food they offer, and Yankee Stadium is no exception. You will find many types of food being sold, so whether you want a snack or a full meal you won’t have to leave the stadium to find it.

Try the fried pickles at Brother Jim BBQ, a steak sandwich at Carl’s Steak or the garlic fries sold by various stadium vendors. Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs are a Yankee Stadium staple, and these delicious dogs are, for some, reason enough for a return visit to the park. One of the most popular items in the park is sold by Parm. The meatball sandwich is a burger shaped meatball served on a delicious bun with sauce and cheese. Perfection.

Location and Contact Information for Attending a Yankees Game:
Yankee Stadium is located at 1 East 161st Street Bronx, NY 10451. The phone number is 718-293-4300.

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