Monday, September 23, 2013

Mariano "Mo" Rivera — New York Yankees Serenade No. 42 As He Retires From Baseball

Mariano Rivera pregame ceremony 09/22/13 | 00:46:47
9/22/13: The Yankees honor Mariano Rivera in an on-field ceremony prior to Saturday's game against the Giants

  • Metallica performs "Enter Sandman," their hit song and Mariano Rivera's entrance music, serenading Mo's ceremony arrival
  • The Yankees honor Mariano Rivera In a pregame ceremony in which they retire his No. 42
  • Mariano Rivera addresses the crowd, thanking his family, former teammates and fans for the support he's received in his career
  • Mariano Rivera is presented a rocking chair made out of baseball bats from the Yankees as a retirement gift
  • Metallica give Mariano Rivera an autographed amplifier as a gift to go along with the Willie Mays-signed guitar from the Giants
  • Mariano Rivera elects to catch the first pitch when offered the honor, receiving Jorge Posada's throw before the game
  • On the day the Yankees retire the No. 42, Mariano Rivera enters in the eighth to a standing ovation from the Yankee Stadium crowd
Mariano Rivera No. 42

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