New York City will throw a parade Friday morning for the New York Yankees to celebrate their 27th World Series title. The victory parade will travel through the financial district's Canyon of Heroes. The ticker-tape parade will begin on Broadway at Battery Place at 11 a.m. and continue uptown along the Canyon of Heroes to Chambers Street. Then, a ceremony will be held at City Hall Plaza, where Mayor Michael Bloomberg will present the Bronx Bombers with the Keys to the City.
Parades In N.Y.C
- One of the first was thrown for Theodore Roosevelt following his return to New York from an African safari. It was held on June 18, 1910.
- In March 1921, Albert Einstein was given a ticker-tape parade. He is the only scientist to ever receive a ticker tape parade.
- Charles Lindbergh received the tribute on June 13, 1927 to celebrate his solo transatlantic flight.
- On June 10, 1945 General Dwight Eisenhower and the Allied Forces were celebrated at the end of World War II.
- Baseball's New York Giants had a parade on September 27, 1954 after winning the National League pennant.
- Queen Elizabeth II of England was thrown a ticker-tape parade on October 21, 1957 during her visit to the United States.
- The Yankees had their first ticker tape parade on April 10, 1961 in honor of winning the American League pennant the year before.
- The New York Mets were given a parade on April 12, 1962 to celebrate entering the National league.