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Yankee Stadium #42825

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 15, 1976
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(Studio) New York Yankees arrive at their new stadium.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(NYC) 50,000 stream into remodeled Yankee Stadium. [MAN - says refurbishing costs hurt other parts of city life.] Films show old stadium and former Yankee players. Joe DiMaggio arrives for opening game. Cost of building doubled and more since project begun. [Mayor Abraham BEAME - disagreed with amount of project while city comptroller.] [WOMAN - says money could have been spent elsewhere.] Taxes and rent on stadium could bring in $3 million this year, but must pay estimated $5 million in interest. [2nd MAN - says project worthwhile.] City spending more than it can afford to revive old glories.
REPORTER: John Martin

(Studio) Yankees beat Minnesota Twins 11-4.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Martin, John;
Reasoner, Harry

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