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The construction on the old Yankee Stadium began on May 5, 1922, the stadium officially opened in 1923.

With the new Yankee Stadium, groundbreaking began on August 16, 2006 and the official opening was in 2009.

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โˆ™ 2012-01-06 00:57:51

The first Yankee Stadium was built in 1923. The second Yankee Stadium was built in 2008, but wasn't played in until 2009.

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