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Mariano Rivera is a legend. No doubt about that. He is an icon that will forever be remembered by one of the most storied franchises in all of baseball, and he was honored by every stadium he went to this year during his going away tour.
So what can you give a guy that already has everything? How about naming a New York City Street after him?
At East 4th Street and Broadway, a street has been renamed for the greatest closer of all time. This picture was tweeted by Adam Rubin of ESPN, who normally covers the Mets, but could not pass up the opportunity to share this with his 44,000 followers.
Not much else has been brought to light about the street like if this is a permanent change or just something done temporary. One thing is for sure: this is the icing on the cake for The Sandman, who was treated unlike any other player in his final season. All he needs to do now is buy a house on the street, so he can sit in his broken bat rocking chair and retire a happy man.
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The date was August 14, 2013 and the dark reality that the New York Yankees could possibly miss the playoffs was starting to set in.
Accepting the possibility that the Yankees might not make the playoffs was minor in comparison to the reality that Mariano Rivera was winding down his career as a Yankee.
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Tell em why you mad son?
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The Yankees have two words for Robinson Cano: get real.
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In 2013 the New York Yankees finished in third place, missing the playoffs for just the second time since 1995. As in 2008, the Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays were the playoff representatives from the AL East.
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We knew the threat but defensed the wrong target.
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Embattled Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez unexpectedly showed up in studio for the New York based Mike Francesa's WFAN radio show Wednesday, hours after walking out of his appeals hearing in extreme anger.
Among the highlights:
•A-Rod said that he's done with the arbitration process unless commissioner Bud Selig shows up. He's extra angry that he missed his nine...
Alex Rodriguez's lawyers were back at his arbitration hearing
without him Thursday, a day after he added a different kind of
walk-off to go along with the 11 game-ending hits in his big league
The Big Leagues And then the embattled slugger went on the radio to talk all about it.