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• On Sunday, the Yankees will host all of their full-season ticket licensees on the field to run the bases at Yankee Stadium following the 1:05 p.m. ET game against the Cincinnati Reds.


 • Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson is celebrating his 66th birthday on Friday. Born on this day in 1946, "Mr. October" played five seasons with the Yankees (1977-81), batting .281 with 144 home runs and 461 RBIs in 653 games while winning the 1977 and 1978 World Series.

• On this date in 1956, Mickey Mantle homered from both sides of the plate for the third time in his career in an 8-7, 10-inning victory over the White Sox at Comiskey Park.