April 18, 1923: Yankee Stadium officially opens for the Yankees' home opener. Babe Ruth hits the ballpark's first home run as the Yankees defeat the Boston Red Sox, 4–3.
May 12, 1923: First boxing match at the stadium, featuring former heavyweight champion Jess Willard against Floyd Johnson. It draws 63,000 spectators.
October 8, 1926: the St. Louis Cardinals defeat the Yankees 3–2 to win the 1926 World Series, four games to three.