Derek Jeter will get his own doubleheader on Sunday.
Beyond your 20 years in the Majors and an endless list of accolades, it was your love and respect for the game that set you apart.
The New York Yankees announced that Saturday's game between the Yankees and Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium has been postponed due to the continued forecast of inclement weather. The night game is scheduled to begin at the conclusion of the Yankees' pre-game ceremony to honor Derek Jeter but no earlier than 6:35 p.m. CT, they said.
Tickets for today's game are only valid for the first game of the doubleheader.
Was it his last one at Yankee Stadium. his walk-off single n his final home game? Only fans with tickets to Sunday's game will be able to attend both games.
Jeter is having his number retired and having his plaque unveiled in Monument Park in between games during Sunday's doubleheader against the Astros in the Bronx.
Fans with tickets to Saturday's game can exchange them for another game, assuming availability, this season. RHP Masahiro Tanaka (5-1, 4.36) is scheduled to start for the Yankees, RHP Charlie Morton (4-2, 3.63) for the Astros.
Sunday may be Mother's Day everywhere else, but in NY, its Derek Jeter day.