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N.J. man builds Yankee Stadium, Lambeau Field from matchsticks

3:26 PM, May 20, 2013
Man builds Yankee Stadium replica with 75,000 matc...
Man builds Yankee Stadium replica with 75,000 matc...: Bill Beck is a master builder of models made of matchsticks. Perhaps his greatest triumph to date is the massive replica he has built of the original Yankee Stadium, 75,000 matchsticks strong, using photographs, memory and a lot of Elmer's glue.
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You've heard of "The House That Ruth Built"? Now there's the house that Bill Becker built. And they both are Yankee Stadium.

Becker, 87, of Toms River, is a master builder of models made of matchsticks. Perhaps his greatest triumph to date is the massive replica he has built of the original Yankee Stadium - 75,000 matchsticks strong - using photographs, memory and a lot of Elmer's glue.

It took four years to build. ...

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