Yankees to celebrate 1996 World Series; attendees for reunion announced

The New York Yankees will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the 1996 World Series 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.

June 29th, 2016

The New York Yankees will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the 1996 World Series 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.

 

The celebration will 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.

 

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, Doc Gooden, Darryl Strawberry and manager Joe Torre (full list is below).

 

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.

 

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.

 

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

Brian Boehringer

Wade Boggs

Jose Cardenal

Tony Cloninger

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

Ramiro Mendoza

Gene Monahan

Jeff Nelson

Paul O'Neill

Dave Pavlas

Andy Pettitte

Jorge Posada

Tim Raines

Willie Randolph

Mariano Rivera

Darryl Strawberry

Joe Torre

John Wetteland

Bernie Williams