New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera tips his cap in the ninth inning of his final appearance in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium, against the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday.
September 27, 2013 The greatest closer in baseball history threw his last pitch at Yankee Stadium Thursday night. Rivera, who's heading off to retirement, shed some tears as his teammates and a sell-out crowd cheered.
This is what all the fuss was about: One of the Mariano Rivera bobblehead dolls that were eventually given away Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium.
September 25, 2013 The first 18,000 fans were supposed to get jiggly statues of their soon-to-be retired star. But the bobbleheads didn't arrive on time. When they did, there were long lines and hot tempers. What's more, the Yanks lost. All in all, it was a night to fuhgeddabout.
New York Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera, earlier this season.
May 4, 2012 The greatest "closer" in Major League Baseball was chasing a fly ball during batting practice when he tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.
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