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The Polo Grounds (Upper Manhattan)

Map 1 - STADIUMS - Boroughs - West + East

Map 2 - STADIUMS - Boroughs - West


Map 3 - STADIUMS - Boroughs - East

Famous NYC area Sports Arenas - Past and Present Locations - by borough

Madison Square Garden. 31st-33rd Streets between 7th and 8th Avenues. One-half mile south of TImes Square in the center of Manhattan.


Hockey, Basketball

Madison Square Garden #4 (1968-present) - 7th Avenue and 32nd Street; Chelsea - (New York Rangers, New York Knicks, New York Liberty) - (Capacity: 19,763)

Madison Square Garden #3 (1925-1968) - 8th Avenue b/t 49th-50th; Hell's Kitchen - (Capacity 18,500)

Madison Square Garden #1 and #2 (1879-1890; 1890-1925) - Madison Ave and 25th Street; Flatiron - (Capacity 10,000)


The Polo Grounds (#4) (1911-1963; demolished 1964) (New York Giants 1911-1957/moved and became the SF Giants in 1958; New York Yankees 1913-1922; New York Mets 1962-1963) - 157th Street and 8th Avenue, Washington Heights -(capacity 55,000)

Hilltop Park (aka American League Park) (1903-1912) (New York Yankees from 1903-1912 when they were known as "The Highlanders") - Between Broadway and Fort Washington Ave and 165th and 168th St., Washington Heights - (capacity 16,000)

Former site of Lewisohn Stadium (1915-1973)
City College of New York, 136th-138th and Convent Ave, Harlem
Semi-circular outdoor stadium; seen in Serpico where Al Pachino meets Tony Roberts.

Icahn Stadium (Randall's Island) (2005-Present)
• Holds track-and-field and music concerts (Capacity: 5,000)

Baker Athletics Complex (Columbia University) 533 West 218th Street at Park Terrace West
• Baker Field (1928-1982) (capacity 32,000)
• Lawrence Wein Stadium (1984-present) (Capacity: 17,100)

The Bronx

Baseball, Soccer

(Original) Yankee Stadium (1923-1973; renovated, then 1976-2008 ) (New York Yankees (1923-1973; 1976-2008; New York Giants (football) (1956-1973) - 1 East 161st, Bronx- (capacity bet. 57,000 and 67,000)

Yankee Stadium (2009-present )(New York Yankees, New York City FC (Football Club) i.e. Soccer) - 1 East 161st, Bronx - capacity 54,251)



Citi Field (2009-present ) (New York Mets) - 123-01 Roosevelt Ave, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Queens, New York - (Capacity, approx. 41,922)

Shea Stadium (1964-2008) (New York Mets) - 123-01 Roosevelt Ave., Flushing-Meadows-Corona Park, Queens, New York - (Capacity, approx. 45,000)
- 1st major rock 'n roll concert in a stadium: The Beatles 1965
- The Beatles: August 15, 1965 (55,000 - sellout)
- The Beatles: August 23, 1966 (44,600 tickets sold)


USTA Billy Jean King National Tennis Center (1978-present) (pre-2006 it was called the USTA National Tennis Center; has held the US Open Grand Slam since 1978) - Location: Flushing-Meadows-Corona Park, Queens, New York - (Capacity: Arthur Ashe Stadium: 22,000)


Basketball, Hockey

Barclays Center (2012-present) (Brooklyn Nets, New York Islanders) - 620 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY Brooklyn, New York - (Capacity: 18,103)


Ebbet's Field (Brooklyn Dodgers: 1913-1957; demolished 1960) - 55 Sullivan Place at Bedford Ave., Flatbush, Brooklyn - (Capacity 32,000)

MCU Park (formerly KeySpan Park) (2001-present) (Brooklyn Cyclones minor league baseball club) - 1904 Surf Ave. Brooklyn -(Capacity 7,000 + 2,000 Standing)

Staten Island

Richmond County Bank Ballpark (2001-Present) (Staten Island Yankees - minor league baseball club) - 75 Richmond Terrace, St. George, Staten Island - (Capacity 7,171)

Long Island


Nassau Coliseum (1972-present) (New York Islanders 1972-2015; New York Nets 1972-1977) - 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale, Town of Hempsted, NY - (Capacity: 17,686)

New Jersey


MetLlife Stadium (2010-present) (New York Giants, New York Jets) - 1 MetLife Stadium Drive, East Rutherford, NJ - (Capacity 82,500)

Giant's Stadium (aka "The Meadowlands") (1976-2010) (New York Giants) - 50 New Jersey Route 120, East Rutherford, NJ - (Capacity 80,242)

Prudential Arena (aka "The Rock") (2007-present) (New Jersey Devils) - 25 Lafayette Street, Newark - (Capacity 18,711)

Basketball, Hockey

Izod Center (1981-present, under various names) (New York Nets, New Jersey Devils) - 50 New Jersey Route 120, East Rutherford, NJ - (Capacity 20,000)


Red Bull Arena (2009-present) (New York Red Bulls) - 600 Cape May Street, Harrison, New Jersey - (Capacity 25,000)


Baseball (major league)
- New York Mets - Citi Field (Queens)
- New York Yankees - Yankee Stadium (Bronx)

Baseball (minor league)
- Brooklyn Cyclones - MCU Park (Brooklyn)
- Staten Island Yankees - Richmond County Bank Ballpark (Staten Island)

- Brooklyn Nets - Barclay Stadium (Brooklyn)
- New York Knicks - Madison Square Garden (Manhattan)
- New York Liberty - WNBA - women's - Madison Square Garden (Manhattan)

- Various bouts are held throughout the year at Madison Square Garden (Manhattan)
- The New York Daily News sponsors the Golden Gloves amateur boxing tournament annually.

- New York Giants - MetLife Stadium (New Jersey)
- New York Jets - MetLife Stadium (New Jersey)

- New York Islanders - Barclay Center (Long Island)
- New York Rangers - Madison Square Garden (Manhattan)
- New Jersey Devils - Prudential Center (Newark, N.J.)

Horse Racing (Harness Racing)
- Yonkers Raceway (Half-mile harness-racing track & a casino with slot machines) - 810 Yonkers Ave, Yonkers, New York)
- Meadowlands Race Track - 1 Racetrack Drive, East Rutherford, New Jersey

Horse Racing (Thoroughbred Racing)
- Aqueduct Racetrack (Thoroughbred horse-racing late October through April) 110-00 Rockaway Blvd, South Ozone Park, Queens (May to October)
- Belmont Park (Annual site of the Belmont Stakes Triple Crown championship as well as seasonal thoroughbred horse races) - 2150 Hempstead Turnpike, Belmont, Nassau Country, NY 11003
- Meadowlands Race Track - 1 Racetrack Drive, East Rutherford, New Jersey.

- New York City FC (Football Club) - Yankee Stadium (The Bronx) - (Capacity 57,000)
- New York Red Bulls - Red Bull Arena (Harrison, New Jersey) - (Capacity 25,000)

- USTA Billy Jean King National Tennis Center, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Queens (Capacity: Arthur Ashe Stadium: 22,000)
- Home of U.S. OPEN in August)
Track and Field
- Millrose Games - Annually in February - The Armory (aka New Balance Track and Field Center ) - 216 Fort Washington Avenue at 168th Street Washington Heights

Wrestling (WWE) (World Wrestling Entertianment)
- Events such as Wrestlemania, are held at Madison Square Garden (Manhattan) (Capacity 19,700) and MetLife Stadium (East Rutherford, New Jersey)(Capacity 82,500)


General (multi-sport):

Modell's Sporting Goods (HFL, NBA, MLB,NHL, NYCFC, MMA/UFC, NCAA, Major League Soccer)
- 234 West 42nd St. between 7th and 8th Avenue and 7 other locations in Manhattan.


- Yankees: The New York Yankees Clubhouse Shop - 295 West 42nd St. b/t 7th and 8th Avenue and 4 other locations) - Mets: The New York Mets Clubhouse Shop - 11 West 42nd Street b/t 5th and 6th Avenues

- NBA Store, 545 Fifth Avenue at West 45th Street


- New York Giants (Modell's, see above)

- New York Jets - Official New York Jets Store - 44 East 50th St. near Madison Avenue


- NHL (National Hockey League teams): NHL Store Powered by Reebock - 1185 Sixth Ave at 47th St. (merchandise from all 30 NHL teams)