I know that many of you have asked for details on Old-Timers Day, which will be held on Saturday. Here’s the latest info on timing of events as well players expected to attend.
Gates will open to ticket-holding fans at 12:30 p.m. with introductions scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m. and the traditional Old-Timers’ game immediately to follow. Monument Park will close to fans at 3:15 p.m.
The Yankees will also celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Yankees’ 1950 World Championship team. The seven members of the World Series-winning club in attendance — Hall-of-Famers Yogi Berra and Whitey Ford, as well as Jerry Coleman, Don Johnson, Duane Pillette, Charlie Silvera and Hank Workman — will wear replica 1950 uniforms.
In addition, Jill Martin, widow of former Yankees player and manager Billy Martin, will join the widows of four other legendary Yankees—Arlene Howard, widow of Elston Howard; Helen Hunter, widow of Jim “Catfish” Hunter; Kay Murcer, widow of Bobby Murcer; and Diana Munson, widow of Thurman Munson, among the honorees.
List of those Scheduled to Attend (*Denotes First-Time Old-Timer)
Luis Arroyo Brian Doyle Reggie Jackson Joe Pepitone
Jesse Barfield Mike Easler Don Johnson* Duane Pillette*
Yogi Berra Dave Eiland Pat Kelly Mickey Rivers
Ron Blomberg Cecil Fielder* Don Larsen Charlie Silvera
Homer Bush Whitey Ford Hector Lopez Bill “Moose” Skowron
Rick Cerone Oscar Gamble Jill Martin Aaron Small
Chris Chambliss Joe Girardi Lee Mazzilli Mel Stottlemyre
Horace Clarke Rich “Goose” Gossage Gene Michael Ralph Terry
Jerry Coleman Ron Guidry Diana Munson Mike Torrez
David Cone Charlie Hayes Kay Murcer Bob Turley
Bucky Dent Arlene Howard Jerry Narron Roy White
Al Downing Helen Hunter Graig Nettles Hank Workman*
**List of Old-Timers in attendance is subject to change**