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Legends Game Returns to PNC Field

Moosic, Pa. – The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) are excited to officially announce that they are hosting a Yankees Legends Game and Father’s Day BBQ on Sunday, June 21 at PNC Field. The Yankees Legends Game will be honoring 1978 World Series champion Brian Doyle, and a portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit Parkinson’s disease research. All fans will receive a commemorative game ticket as well.
 
The game will include Yankees Legends playing against each other, and Yankees fans and members of the NEPA community will have the opportunity to play in the game and participate in once-in-a-lifetime experiences by making donations to Parkinson’s disease research.
 
“This is a one-of-a-kind event,” said RailRiders interim GM Jeremy Ruby. “We are starting a new tradition with the combination of the Yankees Legends Game and Father’s Day BBQ. This event will allow families to share their love for baseball and their passion for the Yankees with each other in a unique way.”
 
The Yankees Legends Game comes the day after the New York Yankees host their 69th-Annual Old-Timers’ Day in the Bronx. The full roster of participants will be announced shortly but more than 25 Yankees Legends are confirmed including Roy White, Charlie Hayes, Gene “Stick” Michael, Ron Blomberg, Jesse Barfield, Jeff Nelson, Homer Bush, Graeme Lloyd, Oscar Gamble and Hector Lopez, a Yankees World Series champion in 1961 and 1962.
 
Gates will open at 12:30 p.m. in advance of a 2:05 p.m. first pitch. Ticket prices include: Bleachers/Lawn/Standing Room- $10; Field Reserve/RailHouse – $20; Infield Box – $30; Mohegan Sun Club Level – $40; VIP Tickets – $150 (includes game ticket, VIP meet & greet and post-game cocktail reception).
 
Yankees Legends Game Ticket Sale Timeline:
 
May 5-9
Full Season Ticket Holders:
Purchase up to 10 tickets (current seat locations guaranteed)
 
Half Season Ticket Holders:
If upgrade to Full Season Tickets, ability to purchase up to 10 tickets
 
– MORE –
May 10-13
Full Season Ticket Holders – Current seat locations guaranteed (can purchase up to 10 tickets)
Half Season Ticket Holders – Priority on remaining infield box seat locations
18 Game Ticket Plan Holders – If upgrade to Half Season or Full Season Tickets, ability to purchase up to 10 tickets
 
May 14-May 15
Full Season Ticket Holders – Priority on remaining infield box seat locations
Half Season Ticket Holders – Priority on remaining infield box seat locations
18, 12, 9 and 5 Game Ticket Plan Holders – Priority on “best available” field-reserved seating (ability to purchase up to 6 tickets)
 
May 18 –May 24
Sales open to general public at the PNC Field box office or in the park only
 
May 25
Sales open to the general public via phone, email, and online sale
 
The day will also include a post-game family BBQ that will start at 3:30 p.m. in the Kost Tire Pavilion and will expand to the Oak Grove Deck after the game. Wristbands will be given with tickets to all fans purchasing the BBQ in addition to their game ticket. Advance-sale BBQ prices will be $25 for adults, $12 for children 12 and under and children under two are free.
 
Live bands will set a festive atmosphere before and after the game. The post-game party will include field access for games of catch, whiffle-ball games and photos in the team dugouts. Player jerseys will be available for online bidding in advance of the game. Jersey winners will have the chance to meet the individual player whose jersey they just purchased immediately following the game. Proceeds from these sales will benefit Parkinson’s disease research.
 
The RailRiders return home on Tuesday, May 5 to kick off a six-game homestand against the Gwinnett Braves (Atlanta Braves) and Indianapolis Indians (Pittsburgh Pirates). For more information please call (570) 969-BALL (2255) or visit swbrailriders.com.
 

– SWB RailRiders –

This post is a press release courtesy of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Media Relations Department.

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