The Committee to Commemorate Old Yankee Stadium
Committee to Commemorate to Old Yankee Stadium has three urgent
1) To Preserve Old Yankee Stadium Gate 2 as
a permanent commemorative feature at Old Yankee Stadium Park.
2) To name the new park site of Old Yankee
Stadium "OLD YANKEE STADIUM PARK", a majestically unique and infinitely more
appealing, accurate, and appropriate name. The currently proposed name has
been widely criticized by Baseball, historical and architectural experts (as
well as legions of informed fans and concerned citizens) as grossly common,
bland, ambiguous, and terribly disconnected from the site's preeminent role
in New York history, including its internationally unmatched history in
Baseball. (Indeed, there are many dozens of Heritage Parks and Fields
across the country, including the Cleveland Indians "Heritage Park" - right
in the AL East!!!)
3) To name the baseball field in Old Yankee
Stadium Park, "BABE RUTH MEMORIAL FIELD" in tribute to the most renowned
player and icon in Baseball history, and to replace the original "BABE RUTH
MEMORIAL FIELD" which was destroyed to make room for new Yankee Stadium.
(BABE RUTH MEMORIAL FIELD was intended to be a "permanent" tribute to Babe
Ruth's immortal and unparalleled contributions to the City of New York.
It's destruction, along with the destruction of "The House That Ruth Built",
leaves the City devoid of any public tribute to America's greatest and most
beloved sports figure.
We are also currently applying
to the U.S. Department of Interior for long-overdue National Landmark
status for the site of Old Yankee Stadium, which will provide even
further funds available to the City of New York for the preservation of
Gate 2 Model Renderings
Gate 2 Images Old