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Part of a new history

040409 Yankee Stadium fish.JPGThe Cubs opened up the new Yankee Stadium over the weekend with a pair of exhibition games, and Vine Line was on the scene.

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It was a homecoming for Alfonso Soriano and Lou Piniella, who enjoyed seeing their old stomping grounds recreated with elements of both the pre- and post-renovation (1974-75) old Yankee Stadium. The new ballpark appears to have recreated — and even amplified — the grandeur of the classic field, which was the first baseball park to ever be called a “stadium.”

Keep checking the blog for more on the Cubs’ weekend in New York.

Photo by David Durochik