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Thomas Casey
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Remember…The American League team received its approval to move from Baltimore to New York, but only in Manhattan.   The “Yankees” had no choice but to build on the worse property in Manhattan, because the Giants had all the real estate for sale in a political lock.   That being Marble Hill  ( water and space problems) and Hilltop Park – ( small & rocky )  They chose Hill Top..  Later the Polo Grounds with the Giants and finally able to move to the Bronx.  Co-op City area and Pelham Bay Park were possibilities also.