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Delta Invites New Yorkers To 'Delta Dugout'

Delta Air Lines, the official airline of the New York Yankees and New York Mets, is celebrating the interleague series at the second annual "Delta Dugout" event in Madison Square Park May 20-22.

The three-day fan experience includes player appearances, baseball-themed activities, live game viewing and silent auction benefitting Harlem RBI Foundation and the David Wright Foundation

The event will feature player appearances by both current and former Yankees and Mets players, live game viewing, baseball-themed activities and giveaways. Other highlights include a special music performance from Yankees legend Bernie Williams and live coverage of the interleague series on a large screen in the park.

An array of activities including batting cages and fast pitch, as well as a photo booth and special games and giveaways will take place throughout the event.

Delta will offer prizes to fans including ticket packages to Mets and Yankees games, special ballgame events and round-trip domestic and international tickets on Delta. Additionally, Delta will host the Sky360 Lounge, where it will display its premium BusinessElite in-flight experience, including full flatbed seats.

This special section also will host a silent auction throughout the weekend featuring Mets and Yankees memorabilia from Steiner Sports, including signed balls, bats and jerseys. A portion of the auction's proceeds will benefit the Harlem RBI Foundation on behalf of Yankee Mark Teixeira and the David Wright Foundation on behalf of the Mets' third baseman.--Tanya Irwin

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