Yankee Stadium security lines cause major delays prior to Wild Card game
The lines outside Yankee Stadium prior to Game 1 of the AL Wild Card Game were long indeed.
Tuesday night's AL Wild Card Game between the Astros and Yankees (HOU-NYY GameTracker) occasioned some long security lines outside Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. Here, via @danielrpopper of the New York Daily News is what things looked like not long after first pitch ...
And this ...
Talking with people in line, some have been waiting for well over an hour. One kid said he got in line at 6:40. Lots of frustration.— Daniel Popper (@danielrpopper) October 7, 2015
Another view ...
If you've got fans in line well more than an hour before first pitch, then they should have no problem getting to their seats in time to see the start of the game. It is worth mentioning, however, that there was a reported medical issue that may have contributed to the delay.
Yankees spokesman Jason Zillo: security issues outside tonight in part due to temporary closure of Gate 6 due to medical emergency w a fan— Eric Fisher (@EricFisherSBJ) October 7, 2015
And speaking of lines at Yankee Stadium ...
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