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Thursday, May 30, 2013

Yankees to honor Hideki Matsui on July 28th

Sure to be a Brooke Ballentyne blast!

Hideki Matsui will sign a one-day, minor-league contract on July 28 in order to retire as a Yankee, the team announced on Thursday afternoon. Matsui, the 2009 World Series MVP, will be honored in a ceremony that day at Yankee Stadium.

The date was picked because it is the 55th home game for the Yankees this season. Matsui wore No. 55 during his seven seasons in pinstripes. He hit 140 homers during that time.

Repoz Posted: May 30, 2013 at 05:31 PM | 9 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. RJ in TO Posted: May 30, 2013 at 05:40 PM (#4456159)
Only those 18 or older will be allowed to attend.
   2. Gamingboy Posted: May 30, 2013 at 06:02 PM (#4456175)
Probably will be better than the last time Godzilla retired.
   3. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: May 30, 2013 at 06:27 PM (#4456190)
In Matsui's honor, all porn actors that day will be at half mast.
   4. Hang down your head, Tom Foley Posted: May 30, 2013 at 08:29 PM (#4456294)
Somehow he'll get in the lineup and go 4 for 5 with two HR.
   5. Weekly Journalist_ Posted: May 30, 2013 at 10:58 PM (#4456482)
#### that ####. Get that guy in the ####### lineup. This team is going down the ########.
   6. Weekly Journalist_ Posted: May 30, 2013 at 10:59 PM (#4456484)
Any doubt Matsui could outhit Ichiro?
   7. Cooper Nielson Posted: May 30, 2013 at 11:46 PM (#4456547)
In Matsui's honor, all porn actors that day will be at half mast.

OK, this made me LLOL (literally laugh out loud). At work. Thanks, Gonfalon.
   8. Ron J2 Posted: May 31, 2013 at 03:02 PM (#4457057)
#5 I was going to go with: Unlike most of these one day contracts, Matsui will be expected to play that day.
   9. Tom Nawrocki Posted: May 31, 2013 at 04:28 PM (#4457173)
I hope the Yankees give him a big line drawing of a Monument Park plaque.

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