This is a ticket stub from Game 1 of the 1921 World Series played between the New York Giants and the New York Yankees at the Polo Grounds. In 1921 two years before Yankee Stadium was built, the Yankees shared the Polo Grounds with the Giants.

This is a ticket stub from Game 1 of the 1921 World Series played between the New York Giants and the New York Yankees at the Polo Grounds. In 1921 two years before Yankee Stadium was built, the Yankees shared the Polo Grounds with the Giants.

Christy Mathewson , of the New York Giants, at the Polo Grounds in New York in 1911 in ‘The Christian Gentleman,’ from 2009.

Christy Mathewson , of the New York Giants, at the Polo Grounds in New York in 1911 in ‘The Christian Gentleman,’ from 2009.

Manhattan Field c.1901 with Polo Grounds outfield in background. High Bridge crossing the Harlem River at about 173rd Street is in the background.

Manhattan Field c.1901 with Polo Grounds outfield in background. High Bridge crossing the Harlem River at about 173rd Street is in the background.

Polo Grounds (3) (left) and Manhattan Field (aka Polo Grounds 2) (right) c.1900

Polo Grounds (3) (left) and Manhattan Field (aka Polo Grounds 2) (right) c.1900

The only part of the Polo Grounds that still remains as of 2013 is the "John T. Brush Stairway," which runs down Coogan's Bluff from Edgecombe Avenue to Harlem River Drive at about 158th Street.[26] The stairway, named for the recently deceased owner of the Giants, opened in 1913 and led to a ticket booth overlooking the stadium. The stairway reportedly offered a clear view of the stadium for fans who did not purchase tickets to a game. A marker on the stairway reads: "The John T. Brush…

The only part of the Polo Grounds that still remains as of 2013 is the "John T. Brush Stairway," which runs down Coogan's Bluff from Edgecombe Avenue to Harlem River Drive at about 158th Street.[26] The stairway, named for the recently deceased owner of the Giants, opened in 1913 and led to a ticket booth overlooking the stadium. The stairway reportedly offered a clear view of the stadium for fans who did not purchase tickets to a game. A marker on the stairway reads: "The John T. Brush…

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