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Yankees unveil Mandela plaque

Updated: April 16, 2014, 8:55 PM ET
By Danny Knobler | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- There have been few press conferences at Yankee Stadium like the one held Wednesday, and few ceremonies like the one the New York Yankees put on Wednesday night.

The connection to baseball was slight, but it was enough.

As the Yankees honored Nelson Mandela, Yankees president Randy Levine said, "There's nobody more deserving of being in Monument Park."

The Yankees unveiled Mandela's plaque between games of their day-night doubleheader with the Chicago Cubs, ...

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