• Rutgers head football coach Kyle Flood will throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to Friday's game at Yankee Stadium.
• On this date in 1998, the Yankees dedicated a Monument Park plaque in honor of Mel Allen, the "Voice of the Yankees" from 1939-64.
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