Yankees announce holiday doubleheader

This just in from the Yankees:
The New York Yankees today announced their game from Friday, June 5 vs. the Tampa Bay Rays – postponed due to inclement weather – has been rescheduled for Monday, September 7 at 7:05 p.m., as the second game of a day-night Labor Day doubleheader at Yankee Stadium.

In addition, the promotional item – a Yankee Stadium Figurine courtesy of Sports Authority – scheduled to be given away on June 5, will be distributed to the first 18,000 fans, age 21 and older, with tickets for the rescheduled game on Monday, September 7 at 7:05 p.m.

The Labor Day doubleheader will be the Yankees’ first on the holiday since they split two games on September 4, 1978 vs. Detroit at the original Yankee Stadium, winning the first game, 9-1, behind Ron Guidry’s 20th win of the season.

Fans holding paid tickets, purchased directly through the Yankees (Yankees.com) or Ticketmaster, for the June 5 postponed game may use them for the rescheduled game between the Yankees and Rays or exchange their paid tickets for any regular season game at Yankee Stadium within 12 months from June 5, 2009 (subject to availability).

Tickets for the postponed June 5 game will only be valid for the rescheduled 7:05 p.m. game on September 7, not the regularly scheduled 1:05 p.m. game.

Tickets can be exchanged at Yankee Stadium Advance Ticket Windows only (open Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and until two (2) hours after the scheduled start time of any regularly scheduled home game).

Complimentary tickets (COMP) or equivalent tickets bear no cash value and cannot be exchanged or redeemed for any benefits that may be offered to ticket(s) with a dollar value. Fans holding complimentary tickets for June 5, 2009, must use their tickets for the rescheduled game on September 7 at 7:05 p.m.

For complete information about the Yankees’ rainout policy, please visit www.yankees.com/rainout.

With respect to tickets purchased through StubHub, please visit www.StubHub.com, call 866-STUBHUB (866-788-2482) or e-mail customerservice@stubhub.com for complete information about StubHub’s rainout policy.

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