ARLINGTON, Texas As much as fans of the Texas Rangers dislike the New York Yankees, it's hard not to pull for Mariano Rivera.
That was on display once again Tuesday.
As part of his farewell tour in his final season, baseball's all-time saves leader is meeting with people at every stadium he visits and thanking them for what they do.
The stops have included everyone from payroll workers to two survivors from the Boston Marathon bombing.
At Rangers Ballpark, the lucky recipients of the visit were members of the complex grounds crew, a mechanic and the workers in charge of keeping all the televisions in the park working. The only female worker- Kaley Dollar is a huge Rivera fan. She even wrote a high school paper about him.
Rivera spent 30 minutes with approximately 20 of them, answering questions in both English and Spanish, posing for pictures, giving them autographed baseballs and thanking them for what they do.
It's an idea Rivera came up with two or three days ...