Since the New York Yankees won their 27th World Series last November, the trophy that signifies their baseball dominance has traveled far and wide. On Saturday, Jan. 23, it will return to the Bronx—making a special appearance at Fordham’s Rose Hill campus.
The trophy, along with security escorts provided by the Yankees, will be at the annual Fordham Athletics Hall of Fame Brunch that runs from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the McGinley Center Ballroom. Tickets to the event cost $50 for adults and $25 for children. An order form can be downloaded here.
The coveted trophy won’t be the only Yankees fixture at the brunch. Yankees radio announcer Michael Kay (FCRH ’82) will be hosting the event, which honors the latest crop of inductees into the Fordham Athletics Hall of Fame. Guests will be able to take their picture with the trophy.
At 1 p.m., the trophy will be moved from the brunch to the Rose Hill Gym for the start of the Fordham men’s basketball contest versus Temple University. Tickets to the game are $17 for reserved seats, $12 for general admission and $5 for children. There is no charge for Fordham students.
The World Series trophy will be situated in the corner of the gym and be available for photography with fans. Security officials will escort it from the gym at approximately 3 p.m.
– Joe DiBari