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The Chia Stadium

Saw this photo of the old Yankee Stadium awaiting the wrecking ball.  It is simply amazing how quickly plant life (weeds and moss) has filled the remains of the old stadium, including that area where the upper deck seats were located. 

One cynical Yankee fan dubbed it the "chia stadium."  Apropos!

Reader Comments (9)

A new set for "Life After People"?
August 4, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterpb
That's what the old Tiger stadium bleachers looked like in the 90's when they were in last place every year. :D
August 4, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMark Priestap
I'm thinking...

Mickey Mantle
Roger Maris
Bill "Moose" Scowron
Tony Kubek
Yogi Berra
Whitey Ford
Clete Boyer
Elston Howard
Johnny Blanchard
Ralph Terry
...and more, and more...
August 4, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterCraig B
you can find tons more photos at
August 4, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJohny
Mark, I need to correct you. I sat in the bleachers more than 10 times per year at Tiger Stadium in the mid to late 90's because the seats were $2.50. They were often quite full because it wasn't worth paying more than that.
August 4, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterRick
I've never been a Yankees fan, but as a BASEBALL fan, I find this view of The House That Ruth Built to be sad.
August 4, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterGrinningDwarf
Just proves that buildings (stadiums) die when they are not lived in.
August 5, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterToltec
Must have been plenty of beer and hot dogs spilled over the years.
August 5, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterChris Sherman
Those talking about Tiger stadium, which was demolished this year, helped me re live a couple of memories. As a kid, I sat in the center field upper deck bleachers at Tiger stadium. In the 60's it cost 50 cents It was 440 feet from home plate to the center field wall., You were a long way from the batter, but what a view.
In the 1970 all star game Reggie Jackson hit a home run that struck the light standard on the right field roof, estimated close to 550 feet. I saw Frank Howard with the Washington Senators hit one right out of the ball park. Tiger stadium had two decks, Howard was 6'7" and close to 300 pounds, had cement hands as a fielder, but when he tagged one it was really gone!
August 8, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterCharles S

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