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Yankees to host three additional "Batting Practice Block Parties"

Children's activities, music and additional special events planned from 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. for games on Monday, August 28 vs. Cleveland; Thursday, August 31 vs. Boston; and Monday, September 18 vs. Minnesota.

The New York Yankees today announced that Yankee Stadium will open Gates 6 and 8 at 4:00 p.m. -- one hour earlier than usual -- for Yankees Batting Practice Block Parties on Monday, August 28 vs. Cleveland; Thursday, August 31 vs. Boston; and Monday, September 18 vs. Minnesota.

Fans with tickets for the Yankees' 7:05 p.m. games on those nights will be able to enjoy a number of activities while watching Yankees batting practice from the Masterpass Batter's Eye Deck, Bleachers, and outfield sections of Yankee Stadium between 4:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Highlights include:

The New York Yankees today announced that Yankee Stadium will open Gates 6 and 8 at 4:00 p.m. -- one hour earlier than usual -- for Yankees Batting Practice Block Parties on Monday, August 28 vs. Cleveland; Thursday, August 31 vs. Boston; and Monday, September 18 vs. Minnesota.

Fans with tickets for the Yankees' 7:05 p.m. games on those nights will be able to enjoy a number of activities while watching Yankees batting practice from the Masterpass Batter's Eye Deck, Bleachers, and outfield sections of Yankee Stadium between 4:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Highlights include:

  • Children's activities and music
  • Fans will have the opportunity to take photos with the 2009 World Series trophy and in the Judge's Chambers.
  • The Yankees' "Hands On History" initiative will conduct a special program, allowing Block Party attendees the opportunity to hold a game-used Yankees artifact and try on a World Series ring.
  • Guests for the Judge's Chambers will be selected from fans at the Batting Practice Block Party on Aug. 28 and Sept. 18.
  • Other special events and opportunities, which will be announced closer to the dates.

Please note that Yankees batting practice is subject to cancellation depending on weather and/or other considerations.

Tickets for these games -- and all Yankees home games -- may be purchased online at www.yankees.com, www.yankeesbeisbol.com, at the Yankee Stadium Ticket Office, via Ticketmaster phone at (877) 469-9849, Ticketmaster TTY at (800) 943-4327 and at all Ticket Offices located within Yankees Clubhouse Shops. Fans with questions may call (212) YANKEES [926-5337] or email tickets@yankees.com.

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