The New York Yankees announced that Senior Vice President of Marketing Deborah A. Tymon will today receive the "Outstanding Civilian Service Award" from the U.S. Army in recognition of her decades of service in support of the military. The award is the third-highest public service honor the U.S. Army can bestow upon a civilian.
Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber announced today that a partnership of global sports powers, Manchester City Football Club and the New York Yankees, has acquired the League's 20th expansion club.
The New York Yankees announced that today's game between the Yankees and Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium has been postponed due to inclement weather. A makeup date has not been scheduled. This marks the first game postponed at Yankee Stadium during the 2013 season.
Today it was announced that Patrick Vieira, former World Cup-winning soccer star and current "Head of the Elite Development Squad" for Manchester City Football Club, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to tonight's 7:05 p.m. Yankees-Blue Jays game at Yankee Stadium.
Major League Baseball recently announced the 30 winners of the 2013 Honorary Bat Girl Contest that recognizes baseball fans who have been affected by breast cancer and demonstrate a commitment to eradicating the disease. The winner of the Honorary Bat Girl Contest for the New York Yankees is Lisa Forte-Doyle, who will be recognized in a pregame ceremony on Sunday, prior to the Yankees' scheduled 1:05 p.m. game vs. the Toronto Blue Jays.
The New York Yankees Foundation will hold the third annual New York Yankees/New Era Pinstripe Bowl Charity Golf Tournament brought to you by UnitedHealthcare on Monday, May 20, at Westchester Country Club in Rye, N.Y.
Today it was announced that individual-game tickets for the international friendly soccer match between Spain and the Republic of Ireland, scheduled for Tuesday, June 11, at Yankee Stadium, will go on sale to the general public on Thursday, May 16, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at www.yankees.com/soccer and www.ticketmaster.com.
The New York Yankees today announced that relief pitcher David Robertson has assumed the role of Yankees Spokesperson for the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP). He will represent the Yankees in WWP outreach efforts and participate in Wounded Warrior visits to Yankee Stadium throughout the season.
The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions.