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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 09:  Former New York Yankee Paul O'Neill poses for a photgraph with his Yankee Stadium monument park plaque before a game against the Cleveland Indians with, from left, former managers Joe Torre and Gene Michael, former trainer Gene Monohan and former teammates Mariano Rivera, Tino Martinez, David Cone and Jorge Posada on August 9, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Honor Paul O’Neill With Plaque In Monument Park

Dubbed “The Warrior” by Yankees owner George Steinbrenner for his passionate style of play, O’Neill was honored before the Yankees played the Cleveland Indians.

08/09/2014

During a pre-game ceremony at Yankee Stadium on June 21, 2014, former Yankees first baseman Tino Martinez unveils a plaque that will be placed in Monument Park. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Keidel: I Love Tino, But There’s No Way He Belongs In Monument Park

Even through a most generous lens, it’s hard to assert that Tino Martinez is a bedrock member of Yankees royalty. When you’re not even the best or second-best first baseman in franchise history, it’s hard to declare that you belong in Monument Park.

06/26/2014

Former player Willie Randolph throws out the ceremonial first pitch before Game Four of the American League Division Series between the New York Yankees and the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium on October 11, 2012. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sweeny: If Yanks Are Going To Honor Paul & Tino, They Should Honor Willie & Graig

If they are being recognized for their vital contributions to a Yankees dynasty, then I think we have to start opening the door to countless more players who could be considered Yankees greats.

06/04/2014

Retired numbers and plaques are seen in Monument Park at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

WFAN’s Carton Says Tino, O’Neill, Torre Have No Place In Monument Park

WFAN co-host Craig Carton has a problem with the Yankees. A monumental problem, if you will. And because of that, Boomer Esiason and Jerry Recco have a problem with Craigie.

05/09/2014

Joe Torre at Yankees Old Timers' Day in 2011. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Palladino: No Doubt, Torre Earned Spot In Yankees’ Single-Digit Club

Between great players and great managers, the Yankees will soon run themselves into a laundry shortage. Well, not really. The numbering can go up to 99 after all. But you get the gist.

05/09/2014

Joe Torre (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Yanks To Retire Torre’s No. 6; Goose, Tino, O’Neill Also Landing In Monument Park

The Yankees will retire former manager Joe Torre’s No. 6, leaving Derek Jeter’s No. 2 as the last single digit in New York’s pinstripes. And Torre, Gossage, Martinez and O’Neill will be honored with plaques in Monument Park.

05/08/2014

Plaque honoring Nelson Mandela at Yankee Stadium's Monument Park (credit: Getty Images)

Yankees Unveil Tribute To Nelson Mandela At Monument Park

Mandela’s plaque was unveiled in a ceremony before Wednesday night’s game against the Cubs.

04/16/2014

Nelson Mandela at Yankee Stadium in June 1990 (Photo by Maria Bastone/AFP/Getty Images); Jackie Robinson (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Jackie Robinson Day: Rain Pushes Back Yankees’ Mandela Tribute

The Yankees had something special in store for Jackie Robinson Day. But the weather refused to cooperate.

04/15/2014

Nelson Mandela after then-NYC Mayor David Dinkins presented him with a Yankees jacket and cup during a concert and rally at Yankee Stadium on June 21, 1990. Mandela told the crowd, "Now you know who I am. I am a Yankee." (Photo by Maria Bastone/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Yankees To Honor Nelson Mandela In Monument Park

The plaque will pay tribute to Mandela’s June 1990 visit to Yankee Stadium, the New York Times reported.

12/09/2013

San Francisco Giants v New York Yankees

Giants Spoil Rivera Day, Pettitte’s Final Regular-Season Game At Yankee Stadium

New York Yankees saw their AL wild-card hopes dim Sunday with a crushing 2-1 loss to the San Francisco Giants.

09/22/2013

Derek Jeter

More Than Stats, Jeter’s Intangibles Put Him In Pantheon Of Yankees Legends

He’s on the verge of making history, but what is it, really, that makes Derek Jeter one of the all-time Yankee greats? Is it a number like 3,000? Or is it something more?

07/08/2011

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Steinbrenner Monument To Be Unveiled

A monument in George Steinbrenner’s honor will be located in Monument Park.

WFAN–08/24/2010

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees celebrates his 600th career home run in the first inning against the Toronto Blue Jays with teammate Derek Jeter #2 on August 4, 2010. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

A-Rod Blasts Home Run No. 600

Alex Rodriguez became the youngest player to hit 600 home runs in the first inning at Yankee Stadium Wednesday, reaching the milestone after a 12-game drought — and exactly three years to the day after his 500th homer.

WFAN–08/05/2010