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The New York Post and ESPN.com reported that tomorrow the greatest closer to ever played the game, New York Yankees Mariano Rivera will officially announce
Yankees Mariano Rivera on May 25th, 2008 vs. Seattle Mariners.
that he is hanging up his glove at the end of this 2013 season.
Joel Sherman of the NY Post learned that Rivera had had recently asked to speak privately with Hal and Hank Steinbrenner. It is believed that it was to tell him of his plans to call it a career after this season.
Mo’s retirement come as no surprise but that doesn’t make the reality of never hearing Metallica’s Enter Sandman after this season any less painful.
Unfortunately the timing of this is terrible because the Yankees organization is in dire straits, which means Mo might never pitch in a postseason game again.
What Mo truly deserves is a Ray Lewis type sendoff; where he gets the last out in Game 7 of the 2013 World Series. But thanks to Hal Steinbrenner the probability of that happening is almost non...
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With the official announcement earlier this morning that Mariano Rivera will be retiring at the end of the 2013 season, the BronxPinstripes writers have assembled their fondest moments of the all-time saves leader. Since 1996, Rivera has been at the forefront of some of the biggest Yankee wins. He’s made countless memories for Yankee fans everywhere along the way. Here are just...
After 18 years, Mariano Rivera is set to announce his retirement during a press conference schedule for Saturday morning according to the New York Post.
The Post reports that this isn’t the first time Rivera has mulled retirement, but he always eventually backed out of this. But this time, the Post says he has “given his initial blessings to go through with the announcement on...
New York Yankees fans have one more season to witness the Sandman putting hitters to sleep.
In a report from Joel Sherman’s of the New York Post, Yankees future Hall of Fame closer Mariano Rivera, will announce that he intends to retire from baseball after the 2013 season on Saturday. Rivera, who it was rumored was planning to retire after last season before sustaining a season...
New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera will retire after the 2013 season, according to a report from Joel Sherman of the New York Post. The Yankees signed Rivera to a one-year, $10 million deal this offseason after he tore his ACL last April while shagging fly balls in Kansas City.
The 43-year old Rivera will go down as the best closer of all-time when the book closes on his...
Mariano Rivera has been playing a little game in which he said he already knew when he was planning to retire but wouldn't reveal when he would actually do it.
Now, the New York Yankees Hall of Fame closer is scheduled to announce his final day in pinstripes on Saturday at a 10 a.m. press conference at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, reports Joel Sherman of The New York...
Respect. Some players demand it. Others earn it.
Mariano Rivera, who is expected to announce his retirement at a 10 a.m. news conference on Saturday, is one player who earned it. Not only has Rivera carved out an amazing major league career, but he has done the unthinkable in the process, which is why it’s only fitting that he’s in line for a season-long farewell tour.
As we begin the 2013 MLB season, we have learned that one of baseball’s very best will be calling it quits after this season. Mariano Rivera, the New York Yankees‘ reliever, plans to announce this weekend that he will retire after the 2013 season.
I guess that will depend on whether or not he has another season ending injury. The 43-year-old closer was supposed to be having...
Much like Chipper Jones one year ago, legendary New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is set to make his retirement -- after the upcoming season -- official during spring training.
Rivera, 43, is expected to formally announce Saturday that 2013 will be his final season, a major league source confirmed. Joel Sherman of the New York Post first reported the news.
The news sets up...
New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera says this will be his
It is reportedly an "open secret" that New York Yankees legendary closer Mariano Rivera will be retiring at the conclusion of the 2013 season.
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