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Yankees to wear special patch for Derek Jeter starting on Sunday

Photo of a patch the Yankees will be

Photo of a patch the Yankees will be wearing starting Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 to honor Derek Jeter. Credit: Twitter

The Yankees Tuesday night announced they will start wearing a special uniform patch honoring retiring captain Derek Jeter on Sunday, which will be Derek Jeter Day at Yankee Stadium.

The Jeter Day ceremony will be before Sunday's 1:05 p.m. game against the Royals. Fans are asked to be in their seats by noon.

The Yankees will wear the patch until the end of the season. Jeter's final regular-season home game is Sept. 25 against the Orioles. The Yankees end the regular season with three games in Boston.

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