Fans practice with Yankees legend Paul O'Neill

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Some lucky fans were given the chance Tuesday to run the bases and hit some balls with a Yankees legend.

Five-time All-Star Paul O'Neill took part in a special practice with the kids, an event hosted by the hotel program Starwood Preferred Guest.

"When I was here, it was Derek Jeter and Posada and Pettitte," O'Neill says. "Now you see everyone wearing No. 99 and Aaron Judge and Sanchez."

The event was won by Aidan Annelo's parents after bidding on it by using their Starwood Travel points.

"My sons didn't think we were going to meet Paul O'Neill until we were actually on the ride here. They thought we were joking," Aidan's dad says.

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