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Press Release # 122
Wednesday, October 7, 2003

New York City Police Department Announces Security Measures At Yankee Stadium During Playoffs

The New York City Police Department today announced additional security measures that will be in place at Yankee Stadium during the Major League Playoffs, beginning at tomorrow night's game. Due to these increased security measures, all ticket-holders are urged to use mass transit and allow for extra time to enter the stadium.

No tailgate parties will be permitted in the parking lot. No open containers of alcohol will be permitted in the vicinity outside Yankee Stadium during playoff games. No bags will be permitted inside the stadium during playoff games. All ticket-holders will be subject to search by security personnel. From one hour before to one hour after the game, no aircraft will be permitted to fly below 3,000 feet within a three-mile radius of the

Two F-14's will conduct a Fly-By over the stadium shortly before the game

Press parking will be available on the Major Deegan service road north
of East 157th Street.

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