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Red Sox-Yankees Will Play Two Games In London In 2019

09 May, 2018, 00:30 | Author: Carla Brady
  • This is the Yankees’ chance to blow past the Red Sox

The two-game series will take place at London Stadium from June 29-30.

Major League Baseball said it also "committed to playing in London in 2020 and our intention is to establish a long-term footprint in the city" as American sports further embrace British fans.

Get ready for Major League Baseball at London Stadium in June of 2019. The games will be played at London Stadium in front of an expected 55,000 spectators. "This is our most significant endeavour ever in Europe and we look forward to showcasing Major League Baseball in one of the world's great cities".

The MLB is the third major USA league to cross the Atlantic, with the National Basketball Association and NFL having already established themselves in London. "All the hard work has paid off".

The games will mark the first time the MLB has scheduled games in Europe and the league underlined its intention to "establish a long-term footprint in the city".




Boston Red Sox' Manny Ramirez connects on a two-run home run against the Seattle Mariners. There were significant challenges that had to be overcome.

Major League Baseball is heading to London.

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, launched the London Series alongside Red Sox owner John W Henry, to co-owbner of Liverpool Football Club, and Yankees chief Hal Steinbrenner in London on Tuesday. But two of the best hitting teams in baseball may find at least one thing to their liking: the dimensions of London Stadium. "Bringing these storied teams together for British fans - who have such a profound appreciation for sports at the highest level - only adds to the unique allure of one of the world's greatest sporting rivalries".

Major League Baseball is set to emulate the NFL as of next year and set up shop in London.

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