The Polo Grounds during the 1912 World Series.

The Polo Grounds during the 1912 World Series.

Casey Stengel after the last game of the season at the Polo Grounds. September 18, 1963

Casey Stengel after the last game of the season at the Polo Grounds. September 18, 1963

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.

Here's the Polo Grounds as you've (maybe) never seen it - CBSSports.com

Here's the Polo Grounds as you've (maybe) never seen it - CBSSports.com

Another brilliant photo of the Polo Grounds from the Walker Evans Archive. September 5, 1952.

Another brilliant photo of the Polo Grounds from the Walker Evans Archive. September 5, 1952.

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.

The Famout Willie Mays Catch @ Polo Grounds Game 1 1954 world series

The Famout Willie Mays Catch @ Polo Grounds Game 1 1954 world series

Willie Mays' "The Catch" on September 29, 1954, during Game 1 of the 1954 World Series between the New York Giants and the Cleveland Indians at the Polo Grounds

Willie Mays' "The Catch" on September 29, 1954, during Game 1 of the 1954 World Series between the New York Giants and the Cleveland Indians at the Polo Grounds

two classic old gentlemen; yankee stadium in the foreground with the polo grounds in the distance across the river:  could a new york baseball fan have it any better?

two classic old gentlemen; yankee stadium in the foreground with the polo grounds in the distance across the river: could a new york baseball fan have it any better?

July 6,1942 American 3-1 National  Venue:Polo Grounds  Attendance:34178

July 6,1942 American 3-1 National Venue:Polo Grounds Attendance:34178

The Polo Grounds looking from above the clubhouse steps.

The Polo Grounds looking from above the clubhouse steps.

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