NEW YORK, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Electrical facts about Yankee and Shea
Yankee Stadium and Shea Stadium use 3,500 and 4,500 kilowatts of power
That's enough energy to power close to 3,000 residential apartments.
consume more electricity than Radio City Music Hall;
and expend as much energy as it takes to power the American Stock
Exchange each year.
2000 marks the 33rd year of the Con Edison/New York Yankees "Hall of
Fame" Baseball program.
Con Edison and The NY Yankees provide tickets to 11 games, without
charge, to 30,000 youngsters (8-16 years of age) who live within the
five boroughs and in Westchester County.
Since 1969, the Con Edison/Yankee Baseball Program has provided free
admission to Yankee games for more than 3 million youngsters.
Willie Randolph, a third base coach for the Yankees, was a former Con
Edison Yankee Kid and continues to participate in annual Yankee Kid
kick off ceremonies.
As part of the city's Office of Emergency Management response team, Con
Edison will provide extra personnel at both stadiums.
A special edition Con Edison Millennium Manhole cover is installed next
to the large Yankee Bat located in the stadium park.
SOURCE Con Edison