On Sunday, after TV replays confirmed an umpire's call, Yankees catcher Jorge Posada was credited with the 20th home run of the season — already — at new Yankee Stadium. The Elias Sports Bureau reports that no other ballpark ever has opened with such a home-run flourish. Speculation is running rampant that something funky must be happening at the Bronx's new ballpark. What might be going on?
10. Team management now encouraging fans to meet not by the giant bat, as was customary at the old Stadium, but by the giant syringe.
8. Right-field home-run porch is actually 12 feet closer to plate than first base is.
7. What's really strange is that six of the home runs have come with those miniature bats they sell at the concession stands, four came on "air" swings and Derek Jeter just thought about hitting one and it went over the fence without The Captain in the batter's box.
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