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Polo Grounds
Date Issued: 2001-06-27
Postage Value: 34 cents

Commemorative issue
Legendary playing fields
Polo Grounds

The Polo Grounds is the name of four different stadiums in the New York City borough of Manhattan. Quite a few professional sports teams called the Polo Grounds home over the years. Football teams that played home games there were the New York Giants (1925-1955), the New York Brickley Giants for a single game in 1921, and the New York Jets from 1960 through 1963. The first three seasons the team was known as the Titans. Baseball teams calling the Polo Grounds home were the New York Metropolitans (1880-1885), New York Giants (1883-1957), New York Yankees (1912-1922), and the New York Mets (1962-1963). The final version of the stadium was distinguished by its very short distances down each baseball foul line and extremely deep center field.

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