Should be a nice ceremony, he certainly deserves it.
"We remain profoundly grateful and touched by the many expressions of sympathy and support from so many. We wish to thank everyone for their kind thoughts and prayers, which we continue to hold close. We are especially appreciative that our family's privacy was respected as we grieved the loss of George.
We know we will always share George's memory with Yankees fans everywhere, and a monument in his honor to be located in Monument Park will reflect the special connection, appreciation and responsibility that George felt for New York Yankees' fans everywhere as they were always uppermost in his mind."
The Monument Park dedication will be held in New York on Monday, September 20, 2010 at Yankee Stadium, prior to that evening's game against the Tampa Bay Rays.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Here's a statement from the Yankees: