Andy Pettitte

Former Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte stands next to his retired plaque, which will go into Monument Park at Yankee Stadium. (Credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Yankees Honor Andy Pettitte By Retiring His No. 46

Known for his intensity as a pitcher, Pettitte was visibly emotional as the team unveiled his plaque in Monument Park at Yankee Stadium during a pregame ceremony.

08/23/2015

Former New York Yankee Jorge Posada (C) poses with his Monument Park plaque during a ceremony before a game against the Cleveland Indians with former teammates, from left, Andy Pettitte, Mariano Rivera, Derek Jeter and Bernie Williams at Yankee Stadium on August 22, 2015.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Retire Posada’s No. 20 In Monument Park

Fans chanted the familiar “Hip, hip, Jorge!” several times during a ceremony.

08/22/2015

Left-hander Andy Pettitte, right, talks with teammate Jorge Posada during the Yankees’ game against the Los Angeles Angels at Yankee Stadium on April 13, 2010. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Set To Retire Numbers Of Dynasty Stars Jorge Posada And Andy Pettitte

It’s been a busy season in Monument Park.

08/21/2015

Tom Seaver (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

10 Notable Players Who Came Back To Their New York Roots After Leaving

In honor of Darrelle Revis returning to the Jets, here are 10 notable players (some more than others) who came back to their New York roots.

03/11/2015

Andy Pettitte #46 of the New York Yankees walks to the mound in the bottom of the ninth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on September 28, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Palladino: Retiring Pettitte’s Number Should Catch HOF Voters’ Attention

The issue comes down to public relations versus responsibility. A team can set its own standards as to how the franchise tells its story. The writers have to tell it straight. That’s not happening right now.

02/18/2015

Andy Pettitte (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Yankees To Retire Pettitte, Posada, Williams’ Numbers, Honor Trio With Monument Park Plaques

The Yankees are retiring the uniform numbers of Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada and Bernie Williams and will honor the trio with plaques in Monument Park this season along with Willie Randolph.

02/16/2015

Andy Pettitte (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Report: Yankees To Retire Pettitte’s No. 46; Knoblauch Rips Move On Twitter

Pettitte’s son, Josh, posted the news on Twitter on Sunday and said Andy Pettitte day at Yankee Stadium will be Aug. 23, when New York plays the Cleveland Indians.

02/16/2015

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees meets with former teammates Jorge Posada and Andy Pettitte following a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium on September 25, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: Are Andy, Bernie, Posada And Moose Hall Worthy?

Those teams were bubbling with borderline greats. Do any deserve to hop that opaque line between memorable and immortal?

01/07/2015

Patrick Ewing, center, then of the Orlando Magic, grabs a rebound against the Boston Celtics during a game at TD Waterhouse Centre in Orlando, Florida, in 2001. (Fernando Medina /NBAE/Getty Images)

10 Tri-State Area Franchise Faces Who Looked Awkward In New Places

Here are 10 franchise cornerstones who left their Tri-State Area teams for a last hurrah or two, but just didn’t look right sporting different colors.

12/03/2014

Andy Pettitte attends the Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation's 12th Annual Celebrity Gala at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers on November 13, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images); Alex Rodriguez attends a game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Texas A&M Aggies at Bryant-Denny Stadium on October 18, 2014 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Pettitte Advises A-Rod To ‘Get Everything Out’ And More Yankees Notes

There is no shortage of reaction to Alex Rodriguez’s situation returning to the Yankees, unless of course you’re waiting to hear from A-Rod himself. That day will come.

11/14/2014

Tom Seaver (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Ranking The Best Local Athletes In History By Jersey/Uniform Number: 49-40

Continuing on with our weekly rankings of the best local athletes by uniform/jersey number, we forge ahead with 49-40.

10/08/2014

Derek Jeter in 1997 (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Baseball Lifers Recall First Impressions Of Derek Jeter

It’s not hard to call up images of a 20-something Jeter and look back on his career. But for those who have spent time with him up close, they have a database that can’t be Googled.

09/22/2014

Derek Jeter steps on to the field for batting practice before his final home opener on April 7, 2014 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Reunites With ‘Core Four’ For Final Yankees Home Opener

Yankees fans will have at least 80 more chances — hopefully — to say goodbye to Derek Jeter. But the first had a special feel to it, thanks to some old friends.

04/07/2014

Jorge Posada, Mariano Rivera, Derek Jeter and Andy Pettitte in 2008. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Together Again: ‘Core Four’ To Be Reunited At Yankees’ Home Opener

Before the Yankees’ home opener on Monday against the Orioles at 1:05 p.m., the “Core Four” of Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada will be reunited on the field.

04/04/2014

A pair of custom Lucchese boots and a Stetson hat were given to Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees during a pre-game ceremony in his honor at Minute Maid Park on April 2, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Gets Boots, Cowboy Hat From Astros

Before Wednesday’s game, Yankees manager Joe Girardi wondered how Jeter will deal with participating in one of these ceremonies each time he visits a different city this season.

04/03/2014

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