Apr
15

Yogi to throw out first pitch

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Can’t really say it’s a surprise, but Yogi Berra will throw out the ceremonial first pitch during tomorrow’s home opener. The pitching rubber and home plate for tomorrow’s game will be the same set used in the final game at the Old Stadium, and will be put into the Yankee Museum in the park after the game. As you probably suspect, there will be a small army of Yankee alumni on hand for the pre-game ceremonies tomorrow. Click the link for a list.

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66 Comments»

  1. Joey H says:

    Now can we say Yogi is the greatest living Yankee?

  2. dan says:

    I guess Scott Brosius was unavailable

  3. pat says:

    I’m kind of peeved this is a day game. If you weren’t one of the lucky people who could take off work and get a ticket you’re SOL when it comes to watching the first game at the New Stadium. I guess the ceremonies and stuff play better in the afternoon but I kinda feel shafted. Oh well, i suppose crying about it is always an option.

  4. How many other teams can boast a small army of alumni?

  5. Tom Zig says:

    Kelly Clarkson is singing the national anthem.

    Is Kate Smith singing God Bless America again?

  6. pat says:

    wait so is the mets game not on TV?

  7. pat says:

    Oh god, padres EPIC FAIL

  8. Drew says:

    Padres = Suck

  9. Alex S says:

    does anyone know if tomorrows game will be on ESPN? or if mlb.tv will give a free preview? i am out of town

  10. [...] day will be filled with ceremonies featuring the who’s who of Yankee alumni, highlighted by Yogi Berra throwing out the first pitch. Kelly Clarkson will sing the National Anthem (could be worse, trust me), and both the pitching [...]

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