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Yankee Stadium HR mark set

Updated: September 14, 2009, 8:27 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The Yankee Stadium record for home runs in a season has been broken with eight games to spare.

Los Angeles Angels slugger Vladimir Guerrero hit the 216th home run in 73 games at the new $1.5 billion ballpark, one more than the high set at the previous stadium in 2004.

Guerrero's second-inning drive off Joba Chamberlain on Monday night was quickly followed by Nick Swisher's third-inning shot against Angels starter Jered Weaver. Both landed in the second deck.

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