- Associated Press - Sunday, December 6, 2015

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - The general manager of the New York Yankees and Yogi Berra’s granddaughter have rappelled down the side of a Connecticut high-rise in what has become an annual holiday tradition.

A spotlight shone on Brian Cashman and Lindsay Berra as they travelled down the 22-story Landmark Square building in Stamford just after sundown on Sunday.

Berra, a writer for MLB.com, donned a Mrs. Claus outfit, and Cashman dressed in a costume as “Cash the elf.”

The rappelling stunt has been done as part of Stamford’s Heights and Lights tree-lighting ceremony for 19 years, according to The Stamford Advocate (https://bit.ly/1SHTEPt). This was Cashman’s sixth time participating and Berra’s first.

The two did a practice run on Friday.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More

Click to Hide