You Pick Yankee Stadium’s Greatest Moments

MLB on FOX has compiled what it considers to be Yankee Stadium’s 13 greatest baseball moments, and beginning Saturday, April 19, during its Saturday Game of the Week broadcasts, fans will be able to determine which is No. 1. Each week, one of the 13 Yankee Stadium moments will be featured on air, and viewers can go to foxsports.com to vote for their favorite. The last nomination will be highlighted on Saturday, July 12, with the top moment announced during MLB on FOX’s coverage of the 79th MLB All-Star Game, live from Yankee Stadium on Tuesday, July 15.

The 13 greatest moments, as selected by MLB on FOX:

Sept. 30, 1927: Babe Ruth’s 60th home run
July 4, 1939: Lou Gehrig’s farewell speech
Oct. 5, 1947: Al Gionfriddo’s catch of Joe DiMaggio’s drive to left field in World Series Game 6
May 30, 1956: Mickey Mantle’s home run off the right-field façade
Oct. 8, 1956: Don Larsen’s World Series perfect game
Oct. 1, 1961: Roger Maris’ 61st home run
Oct. 14, 1976: Chris Chambliss’ pennant-winning ALCS home run against Kansas City
Oct. 18, 1977: Reggie Jackson’s three home runs in Game 6 of the World Series
Aug. 6, 1979: Bobby Murcer’s seventh-inning homer and game-winning hit on the day of Yankee Captain Thurman Munson’s funeral
July 24, 1983: George Brett’s “pine tar” home run and ensuing meltdown
Oct. 9, 1996: Jeffrey Maier’s interference of Derek Jeter’s fly ball in the ALCS vs. Baltimore
Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2001: President George W. Bush throwing out the first pitch before Game 3 and the Yankees come-from-behind victories in Games 4 and 5 of the World Series
Oct. 16, 2003: Aaron Boone’s walk-off home run in Game 7 of the ALCS against the Red Sox

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