As a Yankees fan, I cannot help but label today’s game as one of the most special of the season. Yes, we are facing a division rival in a critical series that will keep us in the playoff hunt, but it goes beyond that.Old Timer’s Day officially started in 1947, and each year allows us the opportunity to see our heroes of seasons long since passed while reinvigorating the pride associated with the greatest franchise in sports.As noted in their announcement here, this year’s invitees include the likes of Bernie Williams, Joe Torre, Johnny Damon, Paul O’Neill and Hideki Matsui. They’ll be joined by long-time “regulars” like Yogi Berra, Whitey Ford, Reggie Jackson, and Bucky Dent, as well as the wives of Jerry Coleman, Thurman Munson, Bobby Murcer, Elston Howard and Billy Martin. The list of...

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