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Yankees to Celebrate 1998 World Series Championship THIS MONTH; Attendees for August 18 Reunion Announced
NEW YORK - JUNE 24: Tino Martinez #24 of the New York Yankees hits a two-run home run in the ninth inning as catcher Ramon Castro #11 of the New York Mets watches on June 24, 2005 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Mets defeated the Yankees 6-4. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees to Celebrate 1998 World Series Championship THIS MONTH; Attendees for August 18 Reunion Announced

The New York Yankees will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the 1998 World Championship team with a number of events this month, including a pregame on-field reunion ceremony on Saturday, August 18.

The celebration will kick off on Friday, August 17, as the first 10,000 Guests in attendance for the Yankees’ 7:05 p.m. game vs. the Toronto Blue Jays will receive a 1998 World Championship Replica Trophy presented by F.W. Webb.

The following day, Saturday, August 18, features an on-field reunion of the 1998 championship team, including Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada, Bernie Williams, Tino Martinez, Paul O’Neill, David Cone, Darryl Strawberry and manager Joe Torre.


List of Scheduled Attendees for the 1998 Yankees Reunion on Saturday, August 18:

Ryan Bradley

Jim Bruske

Mike Buddie

Homer Bush

Jose Cardenal

Chris Chambliss

David Cone

Todd Erdos

Mike Figga

Mike Jerzembeck

Chuck Knoblauch

Graeme Lloyd

Tino Martinez

Ramiro Mendoza

Gene Monahan

Jeff Nelson

Paul O’Neill

Andy Pettitte

Jorge Posada

Tim Raines

Willie Randolph

Mariano Rivera

Luis Sojo

Shane Spencer

Darryl Strawberry

Joe Torre

David Wells

Bernie Williams

Soot Zimmer (widow of Don Zimmer)


Fans are asked to be in their seats by 12:00 p.m. to enjoy the introductions and subsequent ceremony prior to the regularly scheduled game, which will air on the YES Network along with the pregame festivities.  In addition to the ceremony, there will be special video messages from former Yankees captain and current Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter and 1998 World Series MVP and current Seattle Mariners coach Scott Brosius, who are both unable to attend the day’s events.

Stadium gates will open to ticket-holding fans at 11:00 a.m.


**First pitch for August 18, originally scheduled for 1:05 p.m., is now scheduled for 1:25 p.m.**


The celebration culminates on Sunday, August 19, with 1998 World Series Championship Replica Fan Ring Day presented by Betteridge Jewelers for the first 10,000 Guests 14 and younger.

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