American Sports and Athletes on Stamps

Take Me Out To The Ball Game

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The 42-cent Baseball Players stamp was issued on July 16, 2008.

"Take me out to the ball game,
Take me out with the crowd;
Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jack,
I don't care if I never get back.
Let me root, root, root for the home team,
If they don't win, it's a shame.
For it's one, two, three strikes, you're out,
At the old ball game."

The home stadium or arena where a particular team plays in any professional sport becomes a part of the personality, experience and history of that team. Baseball stadiums were the first large athletic structures built in the United States for continuous use by a single professional sports team.

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The 34-cent Yankee Stadium stamp was issued on June 27, 2001.