PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Jimmy Rollins will officially retire as a Phillie Saturday night. The Phillies are honoring the shortstop during a pregame ceremony at Citizens Bank Park.
Rollins, known to Phillies fans as J-Roll, spent 15 of his 17 MLB seasons with the Phillies. He was a three-time All-Star, four-time Gold Glove Award winner, Silver Slugger, the 2007 National League MVP, and helped lead the Phillies to the 2008 World Series title.READ MORE: AIDS Walk Philly, Region's Largest HIV Awareness Event, Underway At Art MuseumReligious Leaders Putting Faith Into Action To Stop Gun Violence In Philadelphia
The Phillies say there will be surprises tonight as part of the on-field tribute for J-Roll.
Fans 15 and older in attendance will also be treated to a 2008 World Champions Replica Ring.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Police Officer, Civilian Involved In Crash In Kingsessing, Police Say
Be sure to get to your seats early, the pregame festivities begin at 6:40 p.m.