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Yankee Stadium was known as "the house that Ruth Built" not in honor of Babe Ruth but because of the crowds the Yankees drew to come and see the Babe play while the Yankees were playing at the Giants Polo Grounds. Because the Yankees were drawing larger crowds than the Giant the Giants owner told the Yankees to get their own field. Yankee Stadium was opened in 1923.

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