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Ruppert Park

Second Ave. bet. E. 90 St. and E. 91 St.

Manhattan

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

Colonel Jacob Ruppert (1867-1939), brewer, sportsman, public official, and member of the National Guard, was the first co-owner of Yankee Stadium and the second co-owner of the New York Yankees. As a child, Jacob attended Columbia Grammar School. He was admitted to Columbia College in 1884, but as a third generation brewer of German descent, he chose instead to help in his family’s brewing business.

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Ruppert Park Weather

  • Tue
    Rain
    40°F
  • Wed
    Sunny
    45°F
  • Thu
    Mostly Sunny
    53°F
  • Fri
    Showers Likely
    65°F

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