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WFAN's Yankees Radio Network FanFest In Little Italy

By Brad Kallet,

NEW YORK (WFAN) -- It was a memorable day in historic Little Italy.

On Saturday, WFAN's Yankees Radio Network FanFest was held in delightful Lower Manhattan.

WFAN's Yankees Radio Network FanFest
(Credit: Brad Kallet/WFAN)

Fans of the Bombers lined the streets to play games, take home giveaways, meet their favorite players and get some autographs.

You can find all the photos from the event right here.

WFAN's Yankees Radio Network FanFest
Joe Pepitone (Credit: Brad Kallet/WFAN)

So who was in attendance?

Cy Young Award winner Dwight Gooden and two-time World Series champion Jim Leyritz were at the Mulberry Street Bar, Cy Young Award winner Sparky Lyle and two-time home run champion Cecil Fielder were at Il Piccolo Buffalo, and six-time World Series champion Chris Chambliss and two-time World Series champion Mickey Rivers were at Umberto's Clam House.

WFAN's Yankees Radio Network FanFest
Dwight Gooden (Credit: Brad Kallet/WFAN)

World Series champion Mike Pagliarulo, three-time All-Star Joe Pepitone and four-time World Series champion Jeff Nelson met and signed for fans at Il Cortile.

The highlights of the festivities were one-on-one conversations with four-time World Series champion Bernie Williams and general manager Brian Cashman, hosted by WFAN host Mike Francesa.

WFAN's Mike Francesa Talks To Brian Cashman by CBS New York on YouTube

Brad Kallet is an editor and columnist for He has written for, and SMASH Magazine, among others. You can follow him on Twitter @brad_kallet.

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