Among the new food items for sale at Yankee Stadium is what’s billed as the “tape measure cheesesteak.”
It’s a two-foot cheesesteak baked daily that the Yankees say can be topped with either white American cheese or Cheez Whiz and is “the perfect sandwich to share.”
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Which makes sense. According to the menu board at Carl’s Steaks at section 107, this cheesesteak has an expected calorie count of . . . 1,795.
It costs $27.00. Workers there said they had sold one in the first hour.
Not to be outdone, though, the “Triple Play” stand a few calorie-burning steps away offers these new options:
--“Double-Double,” which has two burgers, onion rings, American cheese and topped (and bottomed) by grilled cheese sandwiches. Calorie count: 1,450. Cost: $20.--
--“Barnyard Wedding,” which features beef, fried chicken, shredded potato hash browns, BBQ sauce and cheddar cheese. Calorie count: 1,120. Cost: $16.
-- “G.O.A.T. (Greatest of All Time Burger),” which features beef, bacon, pastrami, American cheese and special sauce. Calorie count: 1,050. Cost: $16.