Yankee Stadium fielded a memorable night of music in 1973

Updated: September 22, 2008, 3:19 PM ET
By Will González | ESPNdeportes.com

The House That Ruth Built will fall under the wrecking ball soon, but nothing will erase in the memories of Latin music lovers the role that a concert at Yankee Stadium played in popularizing salsa music and in developing the genre's most famous record label, Fania Records.

For one memorable night, Aug. 24, 1973, more than 44,000 people converted Yankee Stadium into a center of Puerto Rican pride and the stage for one of the most significant concerts in Latin music history.

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