Found September 19, 2013 on Sports by Colin:
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An avenue in the South Bronx may soon be titled after Yankees icon Mariano Rivera. The original Yankee Stadium was located on East 161st Street and River Avenue and some individuals surrounding the organization are now pushing to rename the roadway “Rivera Avenue.” Retiring from the game at season’s end, the 2013 campaign has been a yearlong farewell to Rivera (6-2, 2.25 ERA). “That would be nice,” said Rivera, 43, a 13-time All-Star and five-time AL Rolaids Relief Man Award winner. “It’s not my decision. I drive on that road every night.” Earning this summer’s All-Star Game MVP, it is … Continue reading →
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