Billy Graham’s 1957 New York Crusade Sermon at Yankee Stadium

50:32   •   July 20, 2017

On May 15, 1957, the New York Crusade meetings began in Madison Square Garden and continued for an unprecedented 16 weeks. On what was planned to be the final night of the Crusade (July 20, 1957), 100,000 people jammed Yankee Stadium to hear Billy Graham preach. At that time, it was the largest crowd in the stadium’s history.

Because of popularity, the New York Crusade was extended to September 1, 1957. Nearly 2.4 million people attended the meetings and more than 61,000 made decisions for Christ.

Read more about the New York Crusade on the Billy Graham Library blog.

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25 Comments

  1. George Mumba says:

    I am inspired by the life of your father.

  2. Solomon Yusuf Solomon says:

    Inspiring up to today.

  3. Marie Hamilton says:

    My husband and I were married May 28, 1957. On May 29, 1957, we were at the Billy Graham Crusade in New York—the day after our wedding. I will never forget that.

  4. John (Virgin) Uphouse says:

    I hope I will live as long and am able to influence many others to live for righteousness as Billy Graham did.

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