Yankees Will Honor Nelson Mandela With Memorial In Stadium's Monument Park

Dec 9, 2013 Full story: ThinkProgress

The New York Yankees announced Monday that they plan to honor former South African president Nelson Mandela, who died at age 95 last week, with a plaque at Yankee Stadium's Monument Park, where a plaque recognizing the anti-apartheid leader will sit next to those honoring former Yankee greats like Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig.

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Borger, TX

#1 Dec 9, 2013
This is total bs, mandela was a mass murderer and a communist, history proves this. this is a slap to all Americans who have fought and died defending our country
Jim Shortz

Philadelphia, PA

#2 Dec 10, 2013
honoring this mandela stooge is a disgrace

this clown was a common terrorist...now being raped in hell with his girlfriend yassir arafat

cmon yankees, don't be foolish
PB in Saint Paul

Saint Paul, MN

#4 Dec 10, 2013
What does Mandela have to do with baseball???
Seems totally irrelevant to me, and not worth a news story.

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