Monument Park

Former New York Yankee Jorge Posada speaks to the crowd during a ceremony retiring his number before the Yankees play against the Cleveland Indians at Yankee Stadium on August 22, 2015 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Who Are We To Criticize Monument Park?

Have the Yankees retired too many numbers? Probably. But you can’t go tearing them off the wall now.

08/26/2015

Jorge Posada

Keidel: In No Way, Shape Or Form Does Posada Belong In Monument Park

They sell dirt, seats, cups and coins. And now, the hardest sale of all is convincing us that Posada is an immortal.

08/24/2015

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

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

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

Former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre stands with his plaque that will be installed in Monument Park at Yankee Stadium during a ceremony prior to a game against the Chicago White Sox on August 23, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Retire Joe Torre’s No. 6

The New York Yankees have retired four-time World Series champion manager Joe Torre’s No. 6.

08/23/2014

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 pregame 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

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