JUNE A BIG “HIT” AT EMPIRE CITY CASINO HIGHLIGHTED BY FATHER’S DAY (JUNE 17) BASEBALL GIVEAWAY AND APPEARANCES BY FORMER METS AND YANKEES STARS DARRYL STRAWBERRY, RON DARLING, RON SWOBODA, EDDIE KRANEPOOL AND ROY WHITE, AND BROOKLYN DODGERS LEGEND RALPH BRANCA
Yonkers, NY, June 8—Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway in Westchester County, New York will celebrate a “diamond-studded” Father’s Day on Sunday, June 17, with a special Empire City Baseball Giveaway, and all-day Autograph and Question & Answer Sessions by notable New York stars as Mets and Yankees World Champions Darryl Strawberry, Ron Darling, Ron Swoboda, Ed Kranepool and Roy White, and the legendary Brooklyn Dodger hurler Ralph Branca.
YES Network’s Yankees analyst Jack Curry will serve as the host.
The first 5,000 male Empire Club members to visit the Promotions kiosk in the Gotham Palace on Father’s Day will receive a free Empire City baseball. And here is the full lineup of baseball greats who will be on hand to make Father’s Day a special one for dad:
11:30 AM-1:00 PM: Ralph Branca, Brooklyn Dodgers All-Star pitcher
1:00-2:30 PM: Ron Swoboda and Ed Kranepool, 1969 NY Mets World Series champions
2:30-4:30 PM: Darryl Strawberry, three-time NY Yankees World Series champion, and NY Mets 1986 World Series champion
4:30-5:30 PM: Roy White, NY Yankees World Series champion
5:30-7:30 PM: Ron Darling, 1986 NY Mets World Series champion, SNY Mets analyst
Host: Jack Curry, YES Network Yankees reporter and analyst
In addition, a Father’s Day Buffet will be held in Good Time Room from 11:00 AM-10:00 PM. The prices are: Empire Club Members $24.95 per person, Non-Members $29.95 per person.