1996 World Series 20th Anniversary Celebration


The New York Yankees will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the 1996 World Championship team with a number of events in August, including a pregame on-field reunion ceremony on Saturday, August 13, and the unveiling of Mariano Rivera's Monument Park plaque on Sunday, August 14.

Friday, August 12

The celebration with kick off on Friday, August 12, as the first 15,000 Guests in attendance for the Yankees' 7:05 p.m. game vs. the Tampa Bay Rays will receive a 1996 World Series replica trophy presented by Delta Air Lines.

Saturday, August 13

The following day, Saturday, August 13, features an on-field Reunion of the 1996 World Series Championship Team, including Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada, Bernie Williams, Tino Martinez, Paul O'Neill, David Cone, Wade Boggs, Darryl Strawberry and manager Joe Torre.

List of those Scheduled to Attend the 1996 Yankees Reunion on Saturday, August 13:

  • Brian Boehringer
  • Wade Boggs
  • Jose Cardenal
  • Chris Chambliss
  • David Cone
  • Mariano Duncan
  • Cecil Fielder
  • Andy Fox
  • Joe Girardi
  • Doc Gooden
  • Charlie Hayes
  • Matt Howard
  • Derek Jeter
  • Pat Kelly
  • Jimmy Key
  • Jim Leyritz
  • Graeme Lloyd
  • Tino Martinez
  • Jim Mecir
  • Ramiro Mendoza
  • Gene Monahan
  • Jeff Nelson
  • Paul O'Neill
  • Dave Pavlas
  • Andy Pettitte
  • Jorge Posada
  • Tim Raines
  • Willie Randolph
  • Mariano Rivera
  • Luis Sojo
  • Mel Stottlemyre
  • Darryl Strawberry
  • Joe Torre
  • John Wetteland
  • Bernie Williams

Sunday, August 14

The weekend will conclude on Sunday, August 14, with Mariano Rivera's Monument Park Plaque Dedication Ceremony, which will feature many notable Yankees alumni and special guests on hand to honor baseball's all-time saves leader.

***Fans are asked to be in their seats by noon to enjoy the introductions and subsequent ceremonies prior to the regularly scheduled Saturday and Sunday weekend games, which will air exclusively on the YES Network along with the pregame festivities. On both dates, Stadium gates will open to ticket-holding fans at 11:00 a.m.***

Sunday, August 28

The celebration culminates on Sunday, August 28, with 1996 World Series Champions Fan Ring Day presented by Betteridge Jewelers for the first 18,000 Guests 14 and younger.