Red Sox and Yankees to Face off in London Next Month
Red Sox and Yankees to Face off in London Next Month The matchups will be held on June 29
and 30 at Olympic Stadium.
It will be the first time
New York and Boston have
played each other on artificial turf.
Over their storied rivalry, the teams
have nearly 2,200 games between them.
The turf that will be used is similar to surfaces currently played on by
a couple of pro baseball teams. The infield at Olympic Stadium will be all dirt like
Necessities such as foul poles, dugouts and fencing are scheduled to be built before the series.
The size of the field will be 385 feet to
center and 330 to left and right.
In addition to games next month, the MLB is planning on hosting more at Olympic Stadium in 2020.