Yankee Stadium closed for good with a victory. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
By Bryan Hoch / MLB.com
Opened in 1923, Yankee Stadium closed its doors after a lifetime of memories with one final win, which was delivered in part by starter Andy Pettitte and closer Mariano Rivera, who pitched the ninth. A moving pregame ceremony honored the contributions of legions of legends.
a-Walked for Castro, Ju in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Fahey in the 9th. 1-Ran for Salazar, O in the 6th.
BATTING 2B: Millar (25, Pettitte). 3B: Jones, Ad (7, Pettitte). TB: Roberts, B; Markakis;
Mora; Jones, Ad 4; Millar 2; Payton. RBI: Payton (41), Mora (102), Roberts, B (55). 2-out RBI: Roberts,
B. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Markakis; Roberts, B. Team RISP: 3-for-9. Team LOB:
BASERUNNING SB: Roberts, B (38, 2nd base off Pettitte/Molina, J), Jones, Ad (10, 2nd base off
The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions.