(Whitey Ford being introduced at the 2016 Old Timers Day – Photo by Jason Schott)
The Yankees announced the roster of former players who will be on hand at the 72nd annual Old-Timers’ Day, which will be held on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17, at Yankee Stadium.
This is the 10th Old-Timers’ Day at the current Yankee Stadium.
First-time participants include current Yankees Manager Aaron Boone, Andy Pettitte, Jason Giambi, Nick Swisher, and Dion James.
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The Red Bulls will honor goalkeeper and captain Luis Robles on Saturday evening prior to the Red Bulls’ match against the Philadelphia Union.
Robles’ MLS record of 183 consecutive, complete matches will be recognized pregame with an on-field ceremony.
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BookCon is taking place at the Javits Center on Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3.
This is a worthwhile event to see many famous authors and notable figures who are debuting new books.
For more information, check out thebookcon.com and here is a look at some of the events and information on how to take part in the autographing sessions:
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From now until the end of the season, we will be tracking the progress of the current Yankees with the 1998 World Championship team that won 114 games in the regular season.
Through 46 Games:
Continue reading Yankees 1998 Tracker: Game 46
The 2018 season at the Ford Amphitheater on the Coney Island Boardwalk is upon us, starting this weekend.
For more information, check out fordamphitheaterconeyisland,com and @FordAmpConey on Twitter.
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FIFA has approved Red Bulls Young Designated Player Alejandro “Kaku” Romero Gamarra’s one-time switch to the Paraguayan National Team.
Kaku was named today to Paraguay’s camp for an international friendly against Japan on June 12 in Austria.
Continue reading Red Bulls’ Kaku Makes One-Time Switch To Paraguay National Team
By Christopher Moore
William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, $27.99
Christopher Moore has made a name for himself by reinventing beloved literary genres, and his latest work is no exception.
Moore’s new novel, simply titled Noir, is an off-kilter homage to the classic 1940s dime novel as only he could conceive of it.
Continue reading BrooklynFans Of Books: “Noir” As imagined By Moore
From now until the end of the season, we will be tracking the pace of the current Yankees with the 1998 World Championship team that won 114 games in the regular season.
Through 45 Games:
Continue reading Yankees 1998 Tracker: Game 45
The Red Bulls, in partnership with Prudential Financial, Inc., have signed 12 athletes from Special Olympics New Jersey to two-game contracts.
Prudential Financial is the proud presenting partner of the Red Bulls Special Olympics Unified Team.
The New York Red Bulls Unified Team will be at Red Bull Arena for two matches, starting with a game before the New York Red Bulls – FC Dallas match on June 23 and then a second match before the Red Bulls – D.C. United game on August 26.
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(Governor Cuomo with Sidney Walton and his son Paul – provided by the Governor’s office)
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo met with WWII veteran Sidney Walton, 99, at the State Capitol and presented him with the Governor’s Medal for Public Service on Friday, May 18.
Mr. Walton, a New York native, is currently on a “No Regrets Tour” of the United States that aims to give anyone hoping to meet a WWII veteran the opportunity to do so.
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