It's a Hitter's Ballpark
Liveblogging Opening Day at the new Yankee Stadium.
3:35 p.m.: Well, the sprinklers work!
4:01 p.m.: Why is the scoreboard blinking?
5:31 p.m.: Good news! The radio says power should be restored in 15 minutes.
5:40 p.m.: Glad I'm not one of those poor people trapped down in the steakhouse.
5:44 p.m.: I wish those steakhouse people would stop screaming. They made their point. Yeah, it's dark and hard to breathe. Move on!
5:50 p.m.: Electricity restored! Play ball!
6:10 p.m.: You know, when your team scores 25 runs, you ought to win the game.
6:30 p.m.: Some commotion in the Great Hall. Let's see what's going on.
6:43 p.m.: Wow! The giant Joe DiMaggio picture has torn loose, and it's dangling right above us! UH-OH, it looks like it might—
Hart Seely's memoir as a Yankee fan, The Juju Rules, will be published next year.
Photograph of Yankee Stadium by Nick Laham/Getty Images.