Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 8/23/13
Mariano Rivera‘s latest stop on his farewell tour is at Tropicana Field, where the Yankees take on the Rays in the three-game series, and the Rays made sure Rivera didn’t leave without being honored. Adding to his collection of a beach cruiser bicycle, a chair made of broken bats, a custom surfboard and a plane dedicated in his honor, Mariano was honored at the Trop with a sand sculpture carved in his likeness. The Rays obviously took inspiration from Rivera’s well-known entrance song of “Enter Sandman” by Metallica. The sculpture features a bust of Rivera set amid the New York City Skyline, with a banner that says “Enter Sandman 42″ on it. Check out a photo of Rivera checking out the sculpture in the photo below.
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