The New York Yankees will return home on Monday night for the first of seven games at Yankee Stadium. The stretch will feature a four-game series vs. the Kansas City Royals (Monday-Thursday, May 22-25) and a three-game set vs. the Oakland Athletics (Friday-Sunday, May 26-28).
The ninth annual HOPE Week (Helping Others Persevere & Excel) will run from Monday, May 22, through Friday, May 26. The initiative is a unique week-long community program that brings to light five remarkable stories intended to inspire individuals into action in their own communities. Since its inception in 2009, the Yankees have recognized more than 40 different organizations as part of HOPE Week.
Each day over the five-day stretch, the Yankees will reach out to an individual, family or organization worthy of recognition and support, surprising honorees with a day celebrating their accomplishments. Outreach will often take place away from Yankee Stadium, allowing the Yankees to personally connect with individuals in settings that highlight their greatest successes. Fans can learn more about the initiative by visiting the official website at www.hopeweek.com.
Dunkin' Donuts Gift Card Night will take place on Tuesday, May 23. The first 18,000 Guests in attendance, 21 and older, will receive a gift card. Yankees Freezer Mug Night will occur on Friday, May 26. The first 18,000 Guests in attendance, 21 and older, will receive a freezer mug courtesy of Budweiser.
In addition, actor Derrick Williams of the Broadway show The Book of Mormon will sing the national anthem on Monday, May 22. Williams has previously performed in various Broadway shows including Wicked, The Lion King, Aida and Swing.
Ticket specials will run on Monday, May 22 (Military Personnel Game), Tuesday, May 23 (Military Personnel Game), Wednesday, May 24 (Military Personnel/Student Game), Thursday, May 25 (Mastercard Half-Price/Military Personnel/Senior Citizen/Youth Game), Saturday, May 27 (Youth Game) and Sunday, May 28 (Youth Game).
For a complete list of ticket specials, including game dates, seating locations, and terms and conditions, fans should visit www.yankees.com/ticketspecials. Please note that all ticket specials are subject to availability.
Tickets may be purchased online at www.yankees.com, 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. Fans with questions may call (212) YANKEES [926-5337] or email email@example.com.
Recently, the Yankees also unveiled numerous new exciting and engaging social gathering spaces and concession options which will be available for all Yankees fans to enjoy throughout the 2017 season.
New Stadium social gathering locations include: the Sunrun Kids Clubhouse - Yankee Stadium's first ever children's zone - located on the 300 Level in right field, Masterpass Batter's Eye Deck in center field, Frank's RedHot Terrace (overlooking the visitors bullpen), Toyota Terrace (overlooking the Yankees bullpen), AT&T Sports Lounge at Section 134 and Budweiser Party Decks on the 300 Level concourse.
For further information on these spaces and for details on parking and public transportation options to Yankee Stadium, please visit www.yankees.com and click on the Yankee Stadium tab at the top of the page.