Bernie Williams to Officially Retire from Baseball 9 Years After His Last Game
Bernie Williams patrolled the
New York Yankees outfield wearing pinstripes was
2006. What most baseball fans did not realize was that #51 did not officially retire from the sport. However, the Yanks tweeted out this important message to their fans this morning.
The Yankees have a big night planned for Williams on May 24th, including his number 51 retired and a plaque in their famed Monument Park. I'm sure the team wanted to make sure that their former star center fielder signed all the paperwork so he would not attempt a comeback at 46 years of age.