Friday, February 21, 2020

Yankees Hold Ping Pong Tournament After Final Workout Before Games Begin

Giancarlo Stanton (left) taking on Tommy Kahnle (right), with Tyler Wade looking on. All photos provided by the New York Yankees.

The Yankees held their final workout on Friday at Steinbrenner Field before spring training games begin on Saturday afternoon, when they host the Toronto Blue Jays.

Following the practice, in what is turning into a tradition of sorts, the Yankees held a team-building exercise: a 64-person ping pong tournament.

Yankees players, coaches, field staff, and front office baseball operations personnel participated, with infielder Kyle Holder taking the championship.

Yankees Manager Aaron Boone addresses the team before the matches commenced.

Aroldis Chapman and Gleyber Torres had a fierce match.

Kyle Higashioka, Giancarlo Stanton, Aaron Hicks, Nick Tropeano, Tyler Wade, Josh Thole, Clint Frazier, Gary Sanchez, Chris Ianetta, and Radley Haddad look on.

Championship match between Dan Otero (left) and Kyle Holder (right).

Estevan Florial (left) and Brett Gardner (right) shake hands after a match.

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