The New York Yankees today announced that St. John's Head Basketball Coach Chris Mullin will throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the Yankees-Royals game on Wednesday, May 27 at 1:05 p.m. at Yankee Stadium.
As part of the celebration, a special ticket offer with savings of up to 50% on select seats for the May 27 game is now available for all St. John's alumni, fans and supporters. For complete details on the offer, fans should visit www.yankees.com/stjohns. Please note that all ticket specials are subject to availability.
Mullin, a native of Brooklyn, is the all-time leading scorer in St. John's history with 2,440 points, having starred at the university from 1981-85. His teams reached four straight NCAA tournaments and a Final Four in his senior season. After a 16-year NBA career with Golden State (1985-97, 2000-01) and Indiana (1997-2000), Mullin was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame in 2011. A two-time Olympic gold medalist (1984, '92), he was a member of the famous U.S. "Dream Team," which won gold in Barcelona in 1992.
Media requiring a daily credential for this event must submit their request online at https://credentials.mlb.com by Tuesday, May 26 at 6:00 p.m. Applications must be completed by a sports assignment editor. Please note that BBWAA cards, MLB full-season credentials and 2015 Yankees full-season media credentials will be accepted. All others will need to apply for a daily pass via the credential website listed above.