A crowd of 23,494 fans showed up on a chilly day (April 15, 1954) to see the 1953 World Championship, New York Yankees open Yankee Stadium and beat their guests; the Philadelphia Athletics by a score of 3-0. Tom Morgan, on leave from the military got his first win of the season, while Philly pitcher, Alex Kellner took his first loss. Hank Bauer of the Yankees had the only Home Run of the day, while Yogi Berra contributed with one hit.
Mickey Mantle was 0 for 4, but not to fret; he would end up with 163 hits for the year, batting. 300, and hitting 27 Home Runs. Historic 1950's Opening Day FULL ticket. Baseballs, footballs, etc we pack items in boxes using bubble wrap, popcorn, heavy paper to again, ensure that your package arrives to you safe and sound. This is not a for profit part of our business.Lifetime authenticity guarantee from world renowned autograph dealer, Richard Albersheim. Autograph and sports memorabilia expert on the ABC tv show, Ball Boys. This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Vintage Sports Memorabilia\Ticket Stubs". The seller is "albersheims" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam, Uruguay.