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How long is 173 yards?

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It's about 70 times as tall as Shaq.
In other words, 173 yards is 72 times the height of Shaq, and the height of Shaq is 0.014 times that amount.
(Shaquille O'Neal) (1972-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Los Angeles Lakers)
Shaq is 2.40 yards tall. Shaq maintains an active interest in police work and has served as a reserve officer in both Los Angeles, California and Miami, Florida while playing for NBA franchises in those cities.
It's about 80 times as long as a Queen Size Bed.
In other words, 173 yards is 77.850 times the length of a Queen Size Bed, and the length of a Queen Size Bed is 0.01285 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Queen-Size mattress measures 2.2220 yards from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about 80 times as long as a King Size Bed.
In other words, 173 yards is 77.850 times the length of a King Size Bed, and the length of a King Size Bed is 0.01285 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A King-Size mattress measures 2.2220 yards from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about 80 times as tall as Michael Jordan.
In other words, 173 yards is 79.10 times the height of Michael Jordan, and the height of Michael Jordan is 0.0126 times that amount.
(1963-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Chicago Bulls)
Michael Jordan is 2.170 yards tall. While a sophomore in high school, Jordan was about 0.2190 yards shorter and was denied the opportunity to play on the varsity team, supposedly because his coach considered him too short.
It's about 85 times as long as a Full Size Bed.
In other words, 173 yards is 83.04 times the length of a Full Size Bed, and the length of a Full Size Bed is 0.01204 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Full-Size mattress measures 2.083 yards from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about 85 times as long as a Twin Size bed.
In other words, 173 yards is 83.04 times the length of a Twin Size bed, and the length of a Twin Size bed is 0.01204 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Twin-Size mattress measures 2.083 yards from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about 90 times as tall as a Refrigerator (Side-by-side).
In other words, 173 yards is 88.40 times the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side), and the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side) is 0.0113 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Fridge, a.k.a Icebox) (for G.E. Profile model no. PSDW3YGXSS; total exterior height)
A common refrigerator model measures 1.960 yards in total exterior height. When General Electric released its first widely-marketed refrigerator — the "Monitor Top" model — in 1927, it sold over one million units.