Yankees To Play Exhibition Game In Panama To Honor Mo

Rivera

The Yankees will play exhibition games against the Miami Marlins in Panama City on March 15-16 to honor retired New York reliever Mariano Rivera, the first visit of Major League Baseball to the Central American nation since 1947.

Under the long-discussed deal announced Thursday, the careers saves leader will promote the event, and a gala dinner will be held March 14 to benefit the Mariano Rivera Foundation.

Proceeds from the dinner will go to Children’s Hospital in Panama City.

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