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Mo heading to Monument Park on Aug. 14

Dedication of closer's plaque a highlight in Yanks' 2016 promo schedule
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TAMPA, Fla. -- The Yankees' 2016 promotional schedule is highlighted by a 20th anniversary celebration of the 1996 World Series championship team on Aug. 13 and the formal dedication of Mariano Rivera's Monument Park plaque on Aug. 14, it was announced on Thursday.

Rivera will see his monument added prior to the Yankees' Sunday afternoon game against the Rays after having had his uniform No. 42 retired on Sept. 22, 2013, when the all-time saves leader was still an active player. Last season, the Yanks dedicated Monument Park plaques for Bernie Williams, Willie Randolph, Mel Stottlemyre, Jorge Posada and Andy Pettitte.

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Yankees' 2016 promotional schedule is highlighted by a 20th anniversary celebration of the 1996 World Series championship team on Aug. 13 and the formal dedication of Mariano Rivera's Monument Park plaque on Aug. 14, it was announced on Thursday.

Rivera will see his monument added prior to the Yankees' Sunday afternoon game against the Rays after having had his uniform No. 42 retired on Sept. 22, 2013, when the all-time saves leader was still an active player. Last season, the Yanks dedicated Monument Park plaques for Bernie Williams, Willie Randolph, Mel Stottlemyre, Jorge Posada and Andy Pettitte.

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The Yankees will celebrate the 70th Old-Timers' Day presented by Ernst & Young on June 12, and announced the return of limited-edition collectible player bobbleheads, presented by AT&T.

The set of four -- Mickey Mantle on June 24, Didi Gregorius on Aug. 7, Dellin Betances on Sept. 10 and Roger Maris on Oct. 1 -- is the fourth series in a collection of Yanks bobbleheads. The Mantle bobblehead comes 60 years after his 1956 Triple Crown-winning season, while the Maris bobblehead falls on the 55th anniversary of the outfielder hitting his 61st home run in 1961.

In addition, distribution of a Babe Ruth bobblehead originally scheduled to be handed out on Sept. 10, 2015, has been rescheduled for April 23. On each of the five bobblehead dates, the first 18,000 guests in attendance will receive the select bobbleheads.

Other giveaways include Alex Rodriguez Replica Bat Day presented by Bank of America (May 14) and Cap Night (July 19 sponsored by Canon). Military Appreciation Day will be held on July 23, with the first 18,000 guests in attendance aged 21 and older receiving a Yankees camo baseball cap.

A complete list of dates, items and distribution details for promotions can also be found throughout the 2016 regular season by visiting yankees.com/promotions.

Tickets for individual Yankees games at Yankee Stadium are available beginning Feb. 22 at 10 a.m. ET at yankees.com and yankeesbeisbol.com.

Beginning Feb. 23, tickets may be purchased at the Yankee Stadium ticket office and all ticket offices located within Yankees Clubhouse Shops.

Bryan Hoch is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @bryanhoch, on Facebook and read his MLBlog, Bombers Beat.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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