List of Events At Yankee Stadium (1923) - 1980s

1980s

  • October 28, 1981: the Los Angeles Dodgers defeat the Yankees 9–2 to win the 1981 World Series, four games to two.
  • July 4, 1983: Yankees pitcher Dave Righetti throws a no-hitter against the Boston Red Sox. He is the first Yankee to pitch a no hitter since 1956.
  • July 24, 1983: the Pine Tar Incident involving Kansas City Royals player George Brett occurs. Brett hit a "go-ahead" home run in the eighth inning of the game to give the Royals a 5–4 lead. Billy Martin protested that Brett's bat had too much pine tar on it. The umpires overturned the home run and ruled Brett out, resulting in him furiously charging out of the dugout. The Royals' protest of the game was eventually upheld. The game was resumed at Yankee Stadium on August 18 in front of a crowd estimated at 1200.

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