- Number of Discs: 6
- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 17 hours, 47 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: September 23, 2008
- Originally Released: 2008
- Label: A&E Home Video
- 6-Disc Set
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
The games in this collection, hand picked by die-hard Yankee fans, are some of the finest ever played in one of baseball's best-loved cathedrals. The legend-packed set includes game 5 of the 1976 ALCS, game 6 of the 1977 World Series, game 2 of the 1995 ALDS, game 6 of the 1996 World Series, game 4 of the 2001 World Series, and game 7 of the 2003 ALCS.
Description by New Video Group:
Yankee Stadium - two words that evoke millions of sparkling memories. Yankee Stadium - the grandest stage for baseball stars, history, lore, and countless achievements. Yankee Stadium, from its heavenly white facade to its rich hues of blue, possesses a regal magic - an aura. Seemingly the grass shimmers with a brighter green, the flag flies prouder, and the full-throated fans cheer louder there than anywhere else.
This six-DVD set showcases sex television broadcasts of games that shaped the mystique of this fabled baseball cathedral. Selected by Yankees.com readers, these outstanding games mark glorious chapters in the history of the franchise. This six-game celebration salutes everything that is quintessentially Yankees and 100% baseball.
1976 ALCS GAME 5 VS. KANSAS CITY ROYALS: Chris Chambliss' walk-off home run sends the Yankees to their first World Series since 1964.
1977 WORLD SERIES GAME 6 VS. LOS ANGELES DODGERS: Reggie Jackson's historic three-home-run-game propels the Bronx Bombers to another World Series Championship.
1995 ALDS GAME 2 VS. SEATTLE MARINERS: This 15-inning drama ended with Jim Leyritz's walk-off home run and featured home runs from Don Mattingly, Paul O'Neill, and Ruben Sierra. With 3 &1/3 innings in relief by a young Mariano Rivera who notched the win.
1996 WORLD SERIES GAME 6 VS. ATLANTA BRAVES: After New York lost the first two games of the 1996 World Series, they won the next four and finished with a Game 6-celebration that shook Yankee Stadium with delight.
2001 WORLD SERIES GAME 4 VS. ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS: History unfolded when Tino Martinez hit a 2-out, bottom of the 9th, two-run homer to tie the game. Then in the 10th, "Mr. November" Derek Jeter's game-winning home run ended another remarkable victory.
2003 ALCS GAME 7 VS. BOSTON RED SOX: With a World Series appearance at stake, aces on the mound, and white knuckles everywhere, Aaron Boone stroked the game-winning home run to seal the Yankees' 11-inning victory.