Yankees and Red Sox Set to Play First MLB Games in London
Yankees and Red Sox Set to Play First MLB Games in London New York and Boston will play a two-game series
at London Stadium on June 29-30.
MLB has previously hosted regular-season games
in Mexico, Australia and Japan.
Charlie Hill, VP, MLB International, via statement There will be mascot races during the series,
similar to the famous sausage races in Milwaukee
and presidents races in Washington.
The London mascots will be Freddie Mercury,
Winston Churchill, King Henry VIII
and the Loch Ness Monster.
There will be roving vendors selling food
and beverages, which is unusual for London.
During European soccer matches,
fans typically wait until halftime
to flock to the concession stand.
141,900 square feet of artificial turf came
from France, and the infield dirt and clay
was sent from Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania.