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Nov 5, 2009 9:33 AM by Associated Press

NYC to host ticker-tape parade for Yankees

New York City will host a ticker-tape parade and ceremony in honor of the World Series champion New York Yankees.

The parade, scheduled for Friday will begin on Broadway at Battery Place at 11 a.m. and continue northbound up the Canyon of Heroes to City Hall Plaza where Mayor Michael Bloomberg will present the Bronx Bombers with the keys to the city.

Hideki Matsui's record-tying six RBIs helped the Yankees to the 7-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. New York won the series 4-2.

Yankees fans had waited nine years since the team's previous World Series title, a Subway Series against their crosstown rivals, the Mets, in 2000.

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