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2008-09-21 05:26
by Alex Belth
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It's Hanky Time for Yankee Stadium today.  The tributes just keep a comin.  Yesterday, Paul Simon had a piece about the old place in the New York Times, today, it's Henry Kissinger's turn.  Also in the Times, comes memories from Billy Crystal, Robert Creamer, Jane Heller, and B-Girl Penny Marshall.

Here is Maury Brown's ode to the cathedral, as well as Alan Sepinwall's memories.   

Read em and weep.



2008-09-21 06:18:23
1.   Sliced Bread
"A vegetarian. Holy cow."
Damn, the Paul Simon thing is a keeper for me. Him and Bernie are two of my biggest, dearest heroes. The two of them standing together in centerfield, gazing around the Grand Canyon of baseball together - that blows my mind (for lack of a better phrase).
2008-09-21 07:33:09
2.   Jon Weisman
Here's how the L.A. Times covered the opening of Yankee Stadium:

2008-09-21 09:45:17
3.   JL25and3
2 "Circuit clout" is a phrase that deserves a comeback.

Thanks for that post, Jon.

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