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Pinstripes could be in Piniella's future

Pinstripes could be in Piniella's future

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Lou Piniella could return to his Yankees roots.

According to the Associated Press, Piniella, who attended a Yankees fantasy camp on Thursday, has been invited to participate in the 2011 Old-Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium.

Piniella, a former Yankees manager and player, spent 30 minutes with Hank Steinbrenner, and the club's co-chairman said that he's sure Piniella will take part in the festivities, according to the report. Steinbrenner also said that he hopes Piniella will consider rejoining the organization in an advisory role and that the former Yankee will "always be a consultant for me."

As a player, Piniella helped the Yankees win World Series championships in 1977 and 1978. He later served as the club's manager and in the front office.

Piniella retired as manager of the Cubs in August.

Jesse Sanchez is a national reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @JesseSanchezMLB. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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