The U.S. Postal Service will unveil its commemorative stamp honoring Baseball Hall of Famer Yogi Berra in ceremonies at the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center on Thursday, June 24. The free event is open to the public.

The program begins at 9:30 a.m. with the unveiling; the museum will be open free of charge from 10:30 to 5. There will be family activities on the ball field in the adjacent Yogi Berra Stadium from 10:30 to noon.

The master of ceremonies will be sportscaster Bob Costas. Speakers will include Ron A. Bloom, chairman of the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors; Eve Schaenen, museum executive director, and Larry, Tim and Dale Berra, Yogi’s sons. The National Anthem will be sung by Broadway actor Jelani Remy, who grew up in Cedar Grove.

Berra (1925-2015) was one of the best baseball players of his era. He was a member of New York Yankees teams that won a record 10 World Series and was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. During his career, Berra won three MVP awards, appeared in 18 All-Star Games and played in the World Series in 14 of his 18 seasons in Yankees pinstripes.

News of the stamp is being shared with the hashtags #YogiBerraStamp and #BaseballStamps.

The museum is at 8 Yogi Berra Drive in Little Falls, on the campus of Montclair State University. Visitors are asked to use the entrance at Normal Avenue or Clove Road; the Valley Road entrance will be closed for the ceremony.