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Video: Yankees, Mets Unite to Show ‘One Unified New York’ on Anniversary of 9/11

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The New York Yankees and New York Mets stood in solidarity before Saturday’s game between the teams on the anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

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Mets and Yankees players show love to each other before tonight’s game 🤝<br><br>(via <a href=”https://twitter.com/SNYtv?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@SNYtv</a>)<a href=”https://t.co/NYRvkyzYBw”>pic.twitter.com/NYRvkyzYBw</a>

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The <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Mets?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#Mets</a> and <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Yankees?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#Yankees</a> embrace one another while the crowd at Citi Field chants ‘USA!’ <a href=”https://t.co/eJh0gFo308″>pic.twitter.com/eJh0gFo308</a>

Joe Torre and Bobby Valentine, who were the managers for the Yankees and Mets, respectively, in 2001, threw out the game’s first pitch.


Chills.<br><br>Bobby Valentine &amp; Joe Torre throw out the first pitch on the 20th anniversary of 9/11. <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/NeverForget?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#NeverForget</a> <a href=”https://t.co/q7BArSvHW0″>pic.twitter.com/q7BArSvHW0</a>

Aaron Judge also wore custom cleats for the game, honoring New York City’s first responders who rushed to the scene at the World Trade Center after the buildings were struck by hijacked airplanes.

New York Yankees @Yankees

Judge’s cleats pay tribute to our brave first responders. <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/NeverForget?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#NeverForget</a> <a href=”https://t.co/12YEuFNStY”>pic.twitter.com/12YEuFNStY</a>

Before the game, a moment of silence was observed for those who lost their lives in the 9/11 attacks.

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