Yankee Stadium quotes:

  • The biggest thrill I ever had was in 1969, when they held day at Yankee Stadium. -- Mickey Mantle
  • I was at Yankee Stadium one time at 5 a.m., but that was to buy angel dust -- Artie Lange
  • To play 18 years in Yankee Stadium is the best thing that could ever happen to a ballplayer. -- Mickey Mantle
  • You look at all the great players that they've had and the potential of playing in Yankee Stadium. -- Nick Johnson
  • My heroes, my dreams, and my future lay in Yankee Stadium. And they can't take that away from me. -- Derek Jeter
  • You know it as soon as you walk in Yankee Stadium. The electricity is there every time, every day. -- Nomar Garciaparra
  • After they remodeled Yankee Stadium I didn't feel that the ghosts were there anymore. It just wasn't the same. -- Mickey Mantle
  • When I take the mound in Yankee Stadium I feel like my stuff is going to be better than ever. -- Andy Pettitte
  • When I was 15 years old, I used to actually dream I was pitching in Yankee Stadium. Bill Dickey was my catcher. -- Tommy Lasorda
  • Yankee Stadium is my favorite stadium; I'm not going to lie to you. There's a certain feel you get in Yankee Stadium. -- Derek Jeter
  • When I first came to Yankee Stadium I used to feel like the ghosts of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig were walking around in there. -- Mickey Mantle
  • My kid was a great baseball player. I thought I had it made. Front-row seats at Yankee Stadium. Then he turned sixteen and wanted to be a rapper. -- James Caan
  • In the building I live in on Park Avenue there are ten people who could buy the Yankees, but none of them could hit the ball out of Yankee Stadium. -- Reggie Jackson
  • If I were playing today I'd do what Joe DiMaggio said. I'd go knock on the door at Yankee Stadium and when George Steinbrenner answered I'd say, 'Howdy, pardner.' -- Mickey Mantle
  • Hopkins is talking about fighting at Yankee Stadium but that's rubbish. If he fought at Yankee Stadium, even the ushers wouldn't want to watch him. Bernard Hopkins couldn't draw breath. -- Bob Arum
  • I've kicked at Notre Dame the past four years, I've been in frigid cold weather, snow. I've kicked at Yankee Stadium in December, so whatever is thrown at me I'm able to do. -- Kyle Brindza
  • Cameron Indoor Stadium is a special place in sports and there's really nothing else out there quite like it. Anytime I'm inside Cameron, I've got memories. Cameron is like Yankee Stadium or the old Boston Garden. -- Grant Hill
  • During the 1920s New York Yankee owner Jacob Ruppert once described his perfect afternoon at Yankee Stadium. 'It's when the Yankees score eight runs in the first inning,' Ruppert said, 'and then slowly pull away.' -- Peter Golenbock
  • The Grand Ole Opry, to a country singer, is what Yankee Stadium is to a baseball player. Broadway to an actor. It's the top of the ladder, the top of the mountain. You don't just play the Opry; you live it. -- Bill Anderson
  • Every day I went to the ballpark in Yankee Stadium as well as on the road people were on my back. The last six years in the American League were mental hell for me. I was drained of all my desire to play baseball. -- Roger Maris
  • I'm so excited about the new [Yankee] stadium! -- Mark Teixeira
  • My office is at Yankee stadium. Yes, dreams do come true. -- Derek Jeter
  • When you go hard your nays become yays. Yankee stadium with Jays and Kanyes. -- Nicki Minaj
  • Yankee Stadium is a mistake: Not mine - the Giants'. -- Jacob Ruppert
  • I know a man who is a diamond cutter. He mows the lawn at Yankee Stadium. -- Henny Youngman
  • Yankee Stadium, and the Yankees are so famous for Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, Lou Gehrig, all of those guys. -- Bert Campaneris
  • Babe Ruth made a baseball fan of me. I used to go to Yankee Stadium just to see him come to bat. -- Effa Manley
  • Yankee Stadium, it's like everything else in this country. In Europe, they save all their old buildings for history. Here, we just tear them all down. -- Bob Feller
  • Ive always been a daydreamer. When the other kids were playing, I was listening to the roar at Yankee Stadium - I was always attracted to the roar of the crowd. -- Puff Daddy
  • I've always been a daydreamer. When the other kids were playing, I was listening to the roar at Yankee Stadium - I was always attracted to the roar of the crowd. -- Sean Combs
  • To pitch a perfect game wearing pinstripes at Yankee Stadium, it's unbelievable. Growing up a Yankee fan, to come out here and make history, it really is a dream come true. -- David Wells
  • I remember one game when I pitched in Yankee Stadium and gave up five runs in the first inning. It would have been easy to quit, but I shut 'em out the rest of the way, and we came back and won the game. -- Hal Newhouser
  • There is a feeling when you are in Yankee Stadium that it is a very sacred ground you are walking on and you know you had the same feelings that other great players have had in other eras that played right there on that field. -- Cal Ripken, Jr.
  • Most great writers suffer and have no idea how good they are. Most bad writers are very confident. Be willing to be a child and be the Lilliputian in the world of Gulliver, the bat girl in Yankee Stadium. That's a more fruitful way to be. -- Mary Karr
  • I remember, my first job when I got my working papers at 13 was as a vendor at Yankee Stadium - the old Yankee Stadium, with very steep stairs in the upper decks. It was all commission-based. And I think a soft drink was 25 cents, and I think you got a 10 percent or 11 percent commission. -- Lloyd Blankfein