Sunday, May 14 is Jeter Day in The Bronx with celebrations, proclamations and parties honoring the retiring Yankee Captain.
In the evening, inside the ballpark, the team will retire Jeter’s number with a ceremony in Monument Park in front of a sold-out crowd.
Starting at noon, in front of Yankee Stadium, the 161 st Street BID will celebrate the Yankee future Hall-of- Famer with free cake for the first 1,000 fans, Mother’s Day souvenir postcards and music.
Fans will get a chance to do The Jeterbug, a new dance by Oman based on Ella Fitzgerald’s 1938 smash hit, The Jitterbug.
Fans can take a swing in the T-ball batter’s box, exercise in a Parks Department fitness class or play a game in the recreation mobile.
Fans can add their name to the BID’ “Thank You Captain” mural being created by world- famous street artist and portraitist, Andre Trenier.
Fans will hear testimonies to Jeter by Cong. Jose Serrano, City Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson and The Bronx Borough President, Reuben Diaz, Jr.
Stan’s, the Dugout, Yankee Tavern and Billy’s will broadcast Jeter programming and provide Jeter cake to their patrons.
Admission to the block party is free. Sponsored by the 161st Street BID.