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Fans Flock to Yankee Opener

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Play ball! A new era gets underway at the gleaming, new Yankee Stadium, as the Bronx Bombers host the Indians in their first home game of the season.

REPORTER: Kareem Simmons doesn't have a ticket, but he still came to the stadium:

SIMMONS: This is like the mother of all opening days, we have a new chapter in our lives here.

REPORTER: Simmons painted his head in Yankee blue and white for the historic occasion. Yoggi Berra threw out the first pitch. Lefty C.C. Sabathia starts for the Yankees against left hander Cliff Lee.

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