What was the starting lineup in the first night game in Yankee stadium?
Jorge Posada first Home Run in Yankee Stadium II Jorge Posada hit the first home run in Yankee Stadium II. Posada hit the home run in the 5th inning, off Cleveland Indians pitcher Cliff Lee over the center field wall on April 16, 2009. Robinson Cano hit the first home run at the "new" Yankee Stadium in an exhibition game played against the Chicago Cubs on April 3, 2009.
Who was the first African-American to play at Yankee Stadium... and it wasn't Jackie Robinson Elston Howard or Larry Doby?
Babe Ruth Babe Ruth hit the first home run at Yankee Stadium on the first game played at the Stadium on April 18, 1923. The 3 run home run helped the Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox, 4-1. Casey Stengel of the Detroit Tigers hit the first home run in Yankee Stadium (the house that Ruth built) as by definition, an in-the-park home run is a hit that sends a batter (with no fielding errors)…