New York, NY (PRWEB) March 29, 2013
Yankees opening day is one of the highlights of the year for any New York baseball fan. Yankees fans are some of the most loyal in the country, and many are willing to travel from all over to watch their pinstriped players win their first home game. New York city hotels prepare special offers to welcome these fans as they celebrate the start of the baseball season. View details or Book now.
Yankees Opening Day
April 1, 1:05 p.m.
1 East 161st Street
Bronx, New York 10451
This year, Yankees opening day is particularly special because they will be playing the Boston Red Sox. The rivalry between these two teams is legendary. Anytime the Red Sox and Yankees are pitted against each other, whether in Boston or New York, every seat is filled.
While the rivalry is intense, the two teams will join forces during Yankees Opening Day game in order to pay tribute to the victims of the Sandy Hook shooting. A special ceremony, which will include a moment of silence and the victims' names displayed on the scoreboard, will take place before the start of the game. All of the players on both teams will also wear ribbons throughout the game in honor of the victims.
Tickets for this much-anticipated event in NYC have been nearly sold out for quite some time, but tickets may still be purchased through a secondary source such as StubHub. Tickets sold through such secondary sources are much more expensive but, for many Yankees fans, the price is well worth it.
Those visiting the city for Yankees opening day will want to book a New York City hotel room now. Many Hotels are offering specials, and because of the many visitors, may sell out.
Those who will be visiting New York on Yankees opening day but who cannot get tickets, may opt to order room service and watch the game live from their hotel room on ESPN. The network will be airing the game live starting at 1 p.m.
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