December 06, 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, 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 ( This was Cashman's sixth time participating and Berra's first.

The two did a practice run on Friday.

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