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The Paley Center for Media, in Partnership with the Yes Network, Announces Its Latest PaleyLive Program The Story of My Number: An Evening with New York Yankees Legends

Thursday, April 11, 2024

The World Premiere of the YES App Original Series The Story of My Number to Take Place at The Paley Museum on Monday, May 6

Following the Screening of the Premiere Episode, New York Yankees Legends Aaron Boone, Tino Martinez, and Nick Swisher Will Be Joined in Conversation by Series Host Gracie Cashman and YES Network Yankees Play-by-Play Announcer Michael Kay

New York, NY, April 11, 2024 – The Paley Center for Media announces its latest PaleyLive program, The Story of My Number: An Evening with New York Yankees Legends. The event will feature the world premiere of the YES App original series The Story of My Number, followed by a conversation with some of the most iconic names in New York Yankees history. The event will take place on Monday, May 6 at 7:30 pm at The Paley Museum.

Premiering on the YES App on May 9, The Story of My Number explores the captivating world of sports and the pivotal numbers that defined the careers of Yankees legends. Going beyond statistics by providing personal narratives that deepen the understanding of the challenges, triumphs, and measuring sticks of greatness, the series brings these numeric milestones to life with exclusive interviews, commentary, and vivid visuals.

Hosted by Gracie Cashman, the premiere episode will center on current Yankees manager and former post-season hero Aaron Boone, followed by additional episodes featuring other Yankees icons including Don Mattingly, Tino Martinez, Andy Pettitte, CC Sabathia, and Nick Swisher.

The Paley Museum will screen the premiere episode and will then gather Yankees legends Aaron Boone, Tino Martinez, Nick Swisher, and series host Gracie Cashman, for an onstage conversation with moderator and YES Network Yankees play-by-play announcer Michael Kay.

“The New York Yankees are an integral part of the fabric of New York sports and of the city itself,” said the Paley Center for Media’s President and CEO Maureen J. Reidy. “We are honored and thrilled to present this look at some of the most beloved players behind professional baseball’s most storied franchise, and we look forward to what is certain to be a grand slam conversation!”

“No team in Major League Baseball history has more retired numbers and more Hall of Famers than the New York Yankees,” said Jon Litner, CEO, the YES Network. “The YES App’s T he Story of My Number is a unique, entertaining look at the stories behind the numbers associated with some of the most popular New York Yankees players. The May 6 Paley Museum event will be a celebration of the rich Yankees tradition that the YES Network and the YES App deliver to fans on a daily basis.”

In addition to its May 9 launch on the YES App, The Story of My Number will also receive a special linear airing that evening on the YES Network immediately following YES’ Astros-Yankees post-game show. New episodes will premiere on the YES App on subsequent Thursdays. The Story of My Number was executive produced by YES Network, Eephus Entertainment, and Clickon Media, and is presented by New York Lottery.

PaleyLive programs offer the public the rare opportunity to engage with prominent names in media and television. All PaleyLive programs are selected by the Paley Center to not only expand society’s understanding of the cultural, creative, and social significance of media and television, but also for their ability to educate and entertain the public.

Tickets for this program are now on sale to Paley President’s Circle, Patron Circle, and Partner Members; to Paley Individual, Family, and Supporting Members on Friday, April 12 at noon ET; and to the general public on Monday, April 15 at noon ET. For more information and to learn more about the benefits of Paley Membership including ticket presale and discounts please visit

Media Contacts:

Teresa Brady, Director of Communications, The Paley Center for Media – 212 621-6757

Sunshine Sachs Morgan & Lylis

Eric Handler, Vice President, Communications, YES Network – 646-483-4152

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About The Paley Center for Media
The Paley Center for Media is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that has proudly made its home in NYC for almost 50 years and operates the iconic Paley Museum. Through its respected programming, the Paley Center leads the discussion about the cultural, creative, and social significance of media, drawing upon its curatorial expertise, an international collection, and close relationships with the media community. The general public can participate in Paley programs in both New York and Los Angeles that explore and celebrate the creativity, the innovations, the talent, and the leaders who are shaping media. The public can also access the Paley Center's permanent media collection, The Paley Archive, often referred to as a national treasure, containing over 160,000 television and radio programs and advertisements. Through the global programs of its Media Council and International Council, the Paley Center also serves as a neutral setting where media professionals can engage in discussion and debate about the evolving media landscape. Previously known as The Museum of Television & Radio, the Paley Center was founded in 1975 by William S. Paley, a pioneering innovator in the industry. For more information about The Paley Center for Media, and to learn about the Paley Center’s acclaimed programming, please visit

About YES
The YES Network, the most-watched regional sports network in the country in 18 of the last 21 years, owns the exclusive regional media rights of the 27-time World Champion New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Nets. YES, which has earned 146 Emmy Awards since its 2002 launch, also televises original biography, interview and magazine programs, college sports and Manchester City and AC Milan soccer. YES made the list of Forbes’ top 10 most valuable sports business brands in the world for nine straight years.

About the YES App
The YES Network is available via the YES App at no extra cost to fans in YES’ regional coverage territory who receive YES through their traditional pay television service providers, and it is also available via the YES App to fans through a direct-to-consumer subscription offering.

The YES App launched on March 10, 2021 as the official streaming home of the YES Network, and quickly became the #1 free sports app in the Apple App Store. It provides fans with a live stream of the YES Network, in addition to personalized notification features, alternate feeds and game highlights. The app also features first-of-their-kind Live Stats and Watch Party offerings in conjunction with its streamed Yankees and Nets telecasts, as well as a host of app-exclusive original sports and lifestyle programming series. Fans can access the YES App by going to

About Eephus Entertainment
Eephus Entertainment is a new Production Company founded by veteran TV and Film Producer Daniel Laikind (73 Questions, Swamp People, Ink Master), John Abbamondi (former CEO Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center), Eric Price and actor/producer Jamie Hector (The Wire, Bosch, Queen of the South). Eephus is dedicated to telling unique and compelling stories in and around the world of sports.

About Clickon Media
Clickon Media, leveraging its pioneering Intelligent Virtual Studios, is dedicated to digital storytelling. Credits include "Faces of the Fleet" with America's Navy and VML, a deeply personal look into sailor's lives, "Special Olympics" exemplifying their commitment to impactful storytelling, delivering content that highlights the importance of inclusion and "Late Night I.T." for Lenovo, featuring Emmy-nominated Baratunde Thurston, combining entertainment with insightful tech discussions.