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Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
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The old Polo Grounds used to be directly across the river from Yankee Stadium. The Baseball Library has much more on the old ballpark at Coogan's Bluff.
Wondering: Had I lived in New York City a half-century ago, would I have been a Giants or a Dodgers fan?
Yankee Stadium continues to be listed with Fenway and Wrigley among the great old parks, but was stripped of its character in a drastic remodeling in the mid-1970s in which its distinctive wedding-cake façade was removed, save for a vestigial piece in the outfield.