American Cancer Society Fights Men’s Cancers At Yankee Stadium

Photo credit: Ed Yourdon

BRONX, N.Y. — On Thursday, July 29, the American Cancer Society is holding the first annual Be Your Own MVP event at Yankee Stadium in the Legends Suite Club from 7 – 11 p.m. Come out to help raise money and fight back for all cancers that affect men.

Former Yankee outfielder Roy White will be signing copies of his new book, “Then Roy said to Mickey…The Best Yankee Stories Ever Told”. All ticket holders will have access to a photo opportunity with a World Series trophy and championship ring and a behind-the-scenes tour of Yankee Stadium. There will also be many interactive activities including a chance to hit a few balls in a batting cage, a fast pitch contest, various auctions, and the chance to have your name announced over the PA system by a Bob Sheppard impersonator.

There will be a buffet dinner served and open bar all night long. Tickets are $350/adult and $175/child (ages 8-16). For more event information, visit or call 1-516-921-6082 ext. 3023. This event is occurring on a non-game day.

The American Cancer Society is dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by saving lives, diminishing suffering and preventing cancer through research, education, advocacy and service. The American Cancer Society Eastern Division has 46 community-based offices, involving thousands of volunteers throughout New York and New Jersey. For 24-hour cancer information, the public can call 1-800-ACS-2345 or visit

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