Feinsand: Yankees plan to honor Bernie Williams and Jorge Posada 3


New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada and his wife Laura wait for a question at a news conference in New York

Not only are the Yankees planning to honor Andy Pettitte this season, but the team is also in the works to honor two other former Yankees that were part of the late 1990 Championship run.

Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News is reporting the Yankees are in the works of honoring both Bernie Williams and Jorge Posada this season. Both Williams’s No. 51 and Posada’s No. 20 are also slated to be retired during the ceremony.

Williams played for 16 seasons (all with the New York Yankees) where he hit .297/.381/.436 with 287 HR’s and 1257 RBI’s. Posada played for 17 seasons (all with the New York Yankees) where he hit .273/.374/.474 with 275 HR’s and 1065 RBI’s.

UPDATE: The Yankees have announced what day they are holding ceremonies for Williams and Posada. Bernie Williams will have his ceremony on May 24th and Jorge Posada will have his ceremony on August 22nd.


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