Join the New York Yankees for a fun-filled outing with a Latin twist, including musical performances and more. This special package includes tickets to a game on either Friday, August 31, Friday, September 14 or Friday, September 21 and a ticket for a Classic Tour of Yankee Stadium between January and May of 2019. Those purchasing one of the September packages will also receive a commemorative Hispanic Heritage Month hat.
Celebrating with Pride
The Yankees invite you to Yankee Stadium to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! During the month of September, come and join your team in recognition of this special month!
Special Event Tickets
Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off when gates opened at 4:00 p.m. with a set from La Mega 97.9 FM host DJ Kazzanova, who was the guest DJ for the Yankees Batting Practice Block Party taking place that night. He was immediately followed by salsa artist Frankie Negron, who performed for fans on the Masterpass Batter's Eye Deck. Negron has garnered numerous plaudits, including two Premio Lo Nuestro Awards for "Song of the Year" and multiple Grammy and Billboard Award nominations. Both DJ Kazzanova and Negron were available for interviews and photos. Later that evening the New York Yankees Foundation continued their support for the New York League of Puerto Rican Women, which assists young Hispanic women in their pursuit of higher education, by awarding scholarships to five recipients during a ceremony prior to the Yankees' 7:05 p.m. game vs. Detroit.
In a ceremony prior to the Yankees' 1:05 p.m. game vs. Detroit, the Yankees recognized the "Cyclones" team from the Bronx-based International Baseball Little League, who recently won the New York Baseball Fever Under-12 baseball tournament.
La Mega 97.9 FM's weekday morning host DJ Aneudy will play a set for the crowd prior to the Yankees' 7:05 p.m. game vs. Toronto. At the Pepsi Food Court in Section 126, free dance classes presented by Alianza Dominicana will be held for fans in attendance. Additionally, Yankees players will wear a "Ponle Acento" T-shirt during batting practice in support of MLB's league-wide initiative.
Major League Baseball and the New York Yankees - in partnership with the New York Emperors Stickball League (NYESL) and the 161st Street Business Improvement District - will host a "PLAY BALL: Stickball" event on River Avenue between 158th and 161st Streets featuring youth participants from the New York Emperors Stickball League and other local youth organizations. Additionally, prior to the Yankees' 4:05 p.m. game vs. Toronto, the Yankees' nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award (to be revealed on September 4) will be honored for his contributions to the community.
In a ceremony prior to the Yankees' 1:05 p.m. game vs. Toronto, the Yankees will present their Hispanic Heritage Month Community Achievement Awards to individuals and organizations who have made a profound difference in the lives of others. Winners this year are: Elizabeth Lagos (business); Melissa Salguero (arts); "Part of the Solution" (social responsibility); and Lang Youth Medical Program (education).
The Hispanic/Latino Organization for Leadership and Advancement (HOLA) - under the Bank of America Diversity & Inclusion Framework - will provide a financial education workshop to a group of Bronx middle school students selected by the New York City Department of Education. HOLA's mission is to support financial wellness in the community and promote economic and social growth. The Yankees are proud to host this event at Yankee Stadium.
Prior to the Yankees' 7:05 p.m. game vs. Baltimore, Toby Love, an American singer and songwriter from the Bronx, will perform at approximately 5:30 p.m. at the Masterpass Batter's Eye Deck. Love was originally a backup singer for the bachata band Aventura before beginning his solo career. In 2008, he received four Billboard Latin Music Awards nominations, winning in two categories.
The second "PLAY BALL: Stickball" event will take place on the streets just outside of Yankee Stadium with the winners of the championship final rounds recognized in a ceremony prior to the Yankees' 4:05 p.m. game vs. Baltimore.
Winners of the yankeesbeisbol.com ticket sweepstakes will attend the Yankees' 1:05 p.m. game vs. Baltimore.
Yankee Stadium's food service provider, Legends Hospitality, will offer two new items throughout September. "Fiesta de Leche," a Latin-inspired shake that includes tres leches cake, condensed milk, cinnamon and horchata, rimmed with puffed rice and topped by a churro, can be found in Section 112. Additionally, tostones sliders will be available at Frank's RedHot Terrace in the Bleachers.
Stadium Tours: Special Offer
All Classic Tours will be offered to fans at discounted prices in September when using the NYYES password at the time of completing the purchase. Fans interested in a bilingual tour (Spanish / English) must choose the Classic Tour at 1:00 p.m.