Tale of the Tape: New Yankee Stadium vs. Star Trek

Tale of the Tape
SI.com's Cory McCartney sizes up two expensive reboots.
New Yankee Stadium
Star Trek
April 3, 2009 May 8, 2009
$1.5 billion $150 million
To boldly charge more
than any team has before
To boldly go where
no man has gone before
Man Behind Reboot
George Steinbrenner J.J. Abrams
Derek Jeter Captain Kirk (Chris Pine)
Construction/Production Controversy
Red Sox jersey buried in cement Snubbing William Shatner
Iconic Holdover From Past
Yogi Berra Leonard Nimoy
Inhabitant With Name That's A Double Entendre
Chien-Ming Wang Dr. Leonard 'Bones' McCoy
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