90 years ago, on April 18, 1923, the original Yankee Stadium opened in the Bronx. John Phillip Sousa's band played the National Anthem and the Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 4-1. Here are some of the most memorable sports moments to take place at the old Yankee Stadium. American flags atop Yankee Stadium in 1948 - poised at half staff in honor of Babe Ruth.
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The Babe's 60 home runs in 1927.
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Joe Louis knocks out Max Schmeling in 1938.
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Lou Gehrig's luckiest-man speech in 1939.
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Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak in 1941.
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1949 pennant winners.
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Dodgers Sandy Amoros' catch in 1955.
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Jackie Robinson's steal of home in 1955.
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Don Larsen and Yogi Berra
Don Larsen's perfect game in 1956.
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Alan Ameche's Greatest Game in 1958.
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Chuck Bednarik and Frank Gifford
Chuck Bednarik's layout of Frank Gifford in 1960.
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Roger Maris' 61 home runs in 1961.
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Monument Park: Roger Maris is one of 21 Yankees enshrined beyond leftfield.
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Muhammad Ali and Ken Norton
Norton - Ali in 1976.
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Pele with the Cosmos in 1977.
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Reggie Jackson's three homers in the 1977 World Series.
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Thurman Munson tribute in 1979.
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George Brett and the Pine Tar Game in 1983.
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Jeffrey Maier's catch in 1996.
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John Wetteland and Joe Girardi
1996 world champs.
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David Wells' perfect game in 1998.
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David Cone's perfect game in 1999.
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Roger Clemens's flip out in 2000.
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Tino Martinez's 2001 blast.
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Aaron Boone's homer in 2003.
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Derek Jeter's catch in 2004.
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A-Rod's 500th home run in 2007.
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Josh Hamilton's Home Run Derby in 2008.
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