Originally written on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 9/14/13
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On Sunday, The Boston Red Sox will honor the man who has 58 of his 651 career saves against them, Yankees' pitcher Mariano Rivera on Sunday. The Yankee closer, who's the all-time career saves leader will be honored in a pre-game ceremony. Rivera has made more appearances at Fenway Park than any visiting reliever in the stadium's history. Rivera, 43, is in his 19th and final season with the Yankees. This will be Rivera's last series visit to Fenway Park (unless the Red Sox and Yankees play in the playoffs). This won't be the first time the Red Sox and their fans have honored Rivera.  On April 11, 2005, Rivera was given a standing ovation as players were introduced at Fenway Park prior to the Red Sox home opener against the Yankees. Of course the fans gave him an ovation because the Red Sox  got the World Series by beating Rivera and the Yankees in the ALCS. The Red Sox eventually ended their World Series drought by beating the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2004 World Series. Rivera respon
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