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Yankees to honor 1996 World Series championship team August 13

The New York Yankees celebrate Bernie Williams' two-run

The New York Yankees celebrate Bernie Williams' two-run seventh inning home run as glum Atlanta Braves fans look on during Game 3 of the World Series Tuesday, Oct. 22, 1996, in Atlanta. Credit: AP / Ron Frehm

The Yankees are turning back the clock to the start of their late-1990s dynasty.

The team will celebrate the anniversary of the 1996 World Series championship team on Aug. 13, one of several promotions the team announced Thursday afternoon.

The Yankees also will honor Mariano Rivera with a plaque in Monument Park on Aug. 14. Rivera is baseball’s all-time saves leader with 652.

Some of the other notable promotional days the team has announced:

Bobbleheads for Babe Ruth (April 23), Mickey Mantle (June 24), Didi Gregorius (Aug. 7), Dellin Betances (Sept. 10) and Roger Maris (Oct. 1); Alex Rodriguez Replica Bat Day (May 14) and Cap Night (July 19).

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