NEW YORK -- The familiar chants of "Hip! Hip! Jorge!" will be heard at Yankee Stadium again on Sunday, June 25, when Jorge Posada -- a member of five World Series championship teams and a five-time American League All-Star during his 17-year career -- is set to make his Old-Timers'
NEW YORK -- The familiar chants of "Hip! Hip! Jorge!" will be heard at Yankee Stadium again on Sunday, June 25, when Jorge Posada -- a member of five World Series championship teams and a five-time American League All-Star during his 17-year career -- is set to make his Old-Timers' Day debut.
Tim Raines, who will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown on July 30, will be recognized during a ceremony at the conclusion of pregame introductions.
Gates will open to ticket-holding fans at 10 a.m. ET. Following the Old-Timers' Day game, the Yankees will host the Rangers at 2:05 p.m. Both the Old-Timers' Day festivities and the game will be televised on YES.
Raines will join fellow Hall of Famers Whitey Ford, Rich "Goose" Gossage, Rickey Henderson, Reggie Jackson and Joe Torre on the Old-Timers' Day roster. Former Yankees and current YES Network broadcasters David Cone, John Flaherty and Paul O'Neill will also be part of the festivities.
Joining the Hall of Famers and former Yankees on the field will be the widows of five legendary Yankees -- Arlene Howard, widow of Elston Howard; Helen Hunter, widow of Jim "Catfish" Hunter; Jill Martin, widow of Billy Martin; Diana Munson, widow of Thurman Munson; and Kay Murcer, widow of Bobby Murcer.
The full list of players scheduled to attend is as follows:
Jesse Barfield, Scott Bradley, Dr. Bobby Brown, Homer Bush, Rick Cerone, Cone, Bucky Dent, Al Downing, Brian Doyle, Mariano Duncan, Flaherty, Ford, Joe Girardi, Gossage, Ron Guidry, Charlie Hayes, Henderson, Jackson, Scott Kamieniecki, Pat Kelly, Don Larsen, Graeme Lloyd, Hector Lopez, Sparky Lyle, Kevin Maas, Tino Martinez, Lee Mazzilli, Ramiro Mendoza, Stump Merrill, Gene Michael, Gene Monahan (trainer), Jeff Nelson, O'Neill, Posada, Willie Randolph, Raines, Mickey Rivers, Tanyon Sturtze, Ralph Terry, Marcus Thames, Joe Torre, Mike Torrez, Roy White and Bernie Williams.
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