Nelson Mandela Will Be Enshrined In Yankee Stadium’s Monument Park

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Stacy-Ann Ellis / December 9, 2013

To commemorate the life of the late Nelson Mandela, New York will be installing a plaque in his honor. The South African icon’s plaque will be housed in Yankee Stadium’s Monument Park, marking his historic visit to the site just four months after being freed from prison in 1990.

Mandela will be the 32nd person to receive a plaque in Monument Park.The unveiling will take place on April 15, Jackie Robinson Day.

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