HISTORY Channel The new stadium opened on April 2, 2009, when the Yankees hosted a workout day in front of fans from the Bronx community. The Yankees are the only team to inaugurate 2 stadiums with World Series wins.
The Wall Street Journal The new voice of Yankee Stadium — replacing the legendary Bob Sheppard, who died in July 2010 — is Paul Olden. He was working as a part-time sports anchor in Los Angeles when the Yankees called.
MTV Yankee fan Jay-Z rocked the stadium with a live version of 'Empire State of Mind' with Alicia Keys during the Yanks triumphant 2009 playoff run.