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Yanks honor Americans killed in embassy attacks

Yanks honor Americans killed in embassy attacks

Yanks honor Americans killed in embassy attacks
NEW YORK -- The Yankees offered a moment of silence prior to their first pitch Friday against the Rays to honor the four Americans killed in Libya on Tuesday.

The bodies of Ambassador Christopher Stevens, Glen Doherty, Sean Smith and Tyrone Woods returned to American soil on Friday after they were killed in an attack on the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi on the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. The Yankees showed each name on their center-field screen before the moment of silence.

Friday's series opener marked the first game at Yankee Stadium since their deaths, and the Yankees honored the victims by flying every flag in the stadium, including those that represent each team in the standings, at half-staff.

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