This weekend at Yankee Stadium is special for a number of reasons. The Yankees are in the middle of an American League East pennant race, they’re facing the Cleveland Indians which provides a challenge for the starting pitching and offense, and the Yankees are honoring two of their Core Four members, all who have since retired following the 2014 season.
The Yankees will unveil a plaque in Monument Park for both Jorge Posada and Andy Pettitte before retiring their No. 20 and No 46 jersey’s respectively. Former teammates, coaches and other guests will be involved with the festivities.
If you are planning to attend the events, the gates will open at 11:00 a.m. and fans are encouraged to be in their seats by noon.
Posada, in his 17 year career, hit .274/.374/.474 and won four World Series championships with the Bronx Bombers. Pettitte, in his 18 year career, was 256-153 with a 3.85 ERA and a 1.351 WHIP. Pettitte won five World Series championships with the Yankees and has won the most postseason games in MLB history.