Jorge Posada Honored by Yankees
BRONX, NEW YORK (BRONX NEWS)- More than any franchise in professional sports, the New York Yankees honors its heroes of the past and its greatest events of its lengthy and illustrious history. The fourth of five Yankees heroes, Jorge Posada, was saluted in the Bronx.
Saturday began a very special weekend of recent Yankees memories with the tribute to Jorge Posada.
The popular catcher from the mid-1990’s through 2011 unveiled a copy of his plaque that will be displayed in Monument Park at Yankee Stadium. His uniform #20 was retired in the same ceremony. Posada’s mother and father, his sister, his wife and son and daughter were present to share the happy day with the former Yankees catcher.
In addition to the members of his immediate family, Posada was joined on the field with members of his Yankees family, general manager Gene Michael, trainer Gene Monahan, teammates Scott Brosius, David Cone, Hideki Matsui, Paul O’Neill, Tino Martinez, Bernie Williams, manager Joe Torre, and