Cap Night featured on homestand

Back from the West Coast, the Yankees will open a five-game homestand Friday night with the first of three games against the Angels followed by single games Saturday night and Sunday afternoon and a two-game, inter-league series against the Nationals Tuesday night and Wednesday afternoon.

Astronaut Joe Acaba will throw out the ceremonial first pitch Friday night as part of NASA’s Destination Station public outreach campaign. The goal of the campaign is to increase awareness of the International Space Station and space exploration and its benefits to life on Earth. In addition to throwing out the first pitch, Acaba will greet fans on Yankee Stadium’s 200-level concourse (behind the plate) from 5 to 6 p.m.

Cap Night, a Stadium tradition of more than 45 years, will take place Tuesday, June 9. The first 18,000 people in attendance for the 7:05 p.m. game against the Nationals will receive a Yankees cap, courtesy of Canon.

Ticket specials will run Saturday, June 6 (Youth Game); Sunday, June 7 (Youth Game); Tuesday, June 9 (Military Personnel Game) and Wednesday, June 10 (MasterCard Half-Price, Military Personnel, Senior Citizen, Student and Youth Game).

For a full list of ticket specials, including game dates, seating locations, and terms and conditions, fans should visit http://www.yankees.com/ticketspecials. Please note that all ticket specials are subject to availability.

The homestand will also feature the following promotional item and date:

Wednesday, June 10 – Yankees vs. Nationals, 1:05 p.m.

Yankees Smartphone Car Vent Mount Day, presented by Avis, to the first 18,000 people in attendance, 21 and older.

Tickets may be purchased online at http://www.yankees.com, http://www.yankeesbeisbol.com, at the Yankee Stadium Ticket Office, via Ticketmaster phone at (877) 469-9849, Ticketmaster TTY at (800) 943-4327 and at all Ticket Offices located within Yankees Clubhouse Shops. Tickets may also be purchased on Yankees Ticket Exchange at http://www.yankees.com/yte, the only official online resale marketplace for Yankees fans to purchase and resell tickets to Yankees games. Fans with questions may call (212) YANKEES [926-5337] or email tickets@yankees.com. For information on parking and public transportation options to the Stadium, please visit http://www.yankees.com and click on the Yankee Stadium tab at the top of the page.

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