About eight or nine years ago, the Yankees suspended their annual Family Day at the Stadium, an event during which the players were able to bring their children to play around on the field.
Williams' wife, Waleska, was upset because the couple's kids always looked forward to going, so the center fielder decided to take action. First, he went to manager Joe Torre, who told him the decision came from the top.
So he called The Boss.
"I don't think he was expecting a call from me," Williams, who is promoting MasterCard's new Reserved by MasterCard program, told a group of six bloggers at a recent roundtable discussion in Midtown Manhattan.
"I said, 'Mr. Steinbrenner, how you doing?' He said, 'Good. What can I do for you?' I said, 'Well, I heard that we're not having Family Day this year, and I was wondering why we're ...
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