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The Rays’ heart was in the right place.
The Rays decided to pay tribute to the man who’s crushed their hearts so many times, the legendary Mariano Rivera. A sand sculpture was erected in Mo’s honor and well…just…well…
That thing is not pretty. But I’m sure Mariano being the classy man he is was more than grateful.
Courtesy of @TBTimes_Rays
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Metallica will be in New York for a concert the night before the Yankees honor Mariano Rivera in a pregame ceremony on Sept. 22. Interesting.
I wondered a little why Mariano Rivera didn't just retire last season. I totally get why he didn't; no one wants to quite because you got hurt. After the kind of career that he has had--and the length of it--no one would have batted a eye had he said that he was going to go ahead and hang it up anyway.
But as this season progressed it became abundantly clear why Mo decided...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Rays have unveiled a sand sculpture to honor Mariano Rivera on the New York Yankees closer's last regular-season visit to Tropicana Field.
Rivera smiled and joked that he was taking the sculpture home when he saw it before Friday night's game. He signed the sculpture right under the words "ENTER SANDMAN 42."
The Tampa Bay Rays have unveiled a sand sculpture to honor Mariano Rivera on the New York Yankees closer's last regular-season visit to Tropicana Field.
Rivera smiled and joked that he was taking the sculpture home when he saw it before Friday night's game. He signed the sculpture right under the words ''ENTER SANDMAN 42.''
The sculpture, located in the...
The Tampa Bay Rays honored legendary New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera with a very literal Sandman sculpture.
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