Yankees GM Brian Cashman rappels down Stamford building

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New York Yankees General manager Brian Cashman rappel from one of Stamford's tallest buildings Friday.

The stunt is part of the annual 'Heights and Lights Rappelling Santa' and Holiday Tree Lighting event.

Cashman and the group held a final practice Friday before the big event.

Cashman says the event is great for families, and he loves doing it year after year 

Funds raised from the event are set to go to charity.

The event has become an annual tradition. Heights and Lights Rappel will be held Sunday at 5 p.m.

 Following the rappel, Santa and his friends will help light the tree in Latham Park

 

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