Cubs to Play Exhibition Game At New Yankee Stadium in 2009?

Posted on 22 October 2008 by Lou

The New York Yankees are currently finalizing plans for the “unofficial” home opener at the new Yankee Stadium, scheduled to open in April 2009. The official regular season home opener at the new Yankee Stadium will be on April 16, 2009 against the Cleveland Indians. But the Yankees have expressed interest in playing the Chicago Cubs in an exhibition game over the weekend before the MLB regular season begins on Monday, April 6th. Stay tuned – while the Cubs games at Yankee Stadium in 2006 were not as popular as many expected, one would think that the new stadium and the recent success of the Cubs team would make this one of the most anticipated exhibition games in recent history…

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