NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 22: Former New York Yankee Derek Jeter is introduced during a ceremony for former teammate Jorge Posada prior to a game between the Yankees and the Cleveland Indians at Yankee Stadium on August 22, 2015 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
The celebration starts on Friday, Aug. 12 before the Yankees take on the Rays. The first 15,000 fans in attendance at the game will receive a 1996 World Series replica trophy, presented by Delta Air Lines. The Yankees will also host Mariano Rivera’s Monument Park plaque dedication ceremony on Sunday, Aug. 14. Yankees alumni will be in attendance to honor Major League Baseball’s all-time saves leader.
Fans are asked to be in their seats by noon ET to enjoy the introductions and celebrations before Saturday’s and Sunday’s games. The ceremonies will be aired exclusively on the YES Network. On both dates, Stadium gates will open to ticket-holding fans at 11 a.m.
The celebration concludes on Aug 28 when the Yankees take on the Baltimore Orioles. The final celebration will be a 1996 World Series Champions Fan Ring Day presented by Betterride Jewelers for the first 18,000 guests 14 and younger.
The complete guest list for the 1996 World Series championship anniversary can be found below:
Yankees 1996 reunion on August 13 will include these players. Maybe they’ll suit up and play that day too pic.twitter.com/2bvFopVvJu