Tuesday, August 26, 2008

The End of an Era

At The Boston Globe Amelie Benjamin reminds us that barring something bizarre happening, the Red Sox begin their last series ever in Yankee Stadium. Unlike Fenway or Wrigley, which are charming and historic and wonderful, Yankee Stadium has history and it has the gorgeous facade, and the monuments, but on the whole, it is a cesspool. The remodeling of the 1970s turned The House that Ruth Built into a soulless approximation of what it once was.

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