Yankee Stadium represents a baseball park situated in the Bronx, New York City. The facility houses fields for the New York City F.C. of Major League Soccer (MLS) and New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB). The $2.3 billion Stadium replaced the original Yankee Stadium in 2009. It is conveniently located one block away from the original, on the 24-acre (9.7 ha) former site of Macombs Dam Park; the 8-acre (3.2 ha) site of the original Stadium is currently a public park called Heritage Field.
The Stadium includes replicas of some design elements from the first Yankee Stadium, and like its original one, it also hosted additional events, such as college football games, two outdoor NHL games, soccer matches, and different concerts. Even though Yankee Stadium's construction started in August 2006, the project spanned many years and faced a lot of controversies, including the loss of public parkland and the high public cost. The $1.5 billion price tag makes the new facility one of the most expensive stadiums ever built.
Yankee Stadium represents one of the historical archives for a lot of baseball fans across the whole world. The 2008 baseball season marked the end to Yankee Stadium. Since its opening more than eight decades ago, the Stadium was the home to one of the biggest and famous teams in sports, the New York Yankees, with plenty of legendary players.