Found September 19, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Both Alex Rodriguez and CC Sabathia are hoping to play ball alongside Rivera Avenue. Wednesday’s editions of The Post advocated changing River Avenue in The Bronx to Rivera Avenue as a tribute to the Yankees’ legendary and future Hall-of-Fame closer who is retiring after this season. The campaign was fully backed by some of Rivera’s most noteworthy teammates. “That would be awesome. I think it should be done” Sabathia said. “It’s fitting.” Added Rodriguez “Any idea honoring Mo I am 100 percent behind it. I love the guy.” As Sabathia said the re-naming would indeed be fitting. Rivera ranks as the finest reliever in baseball history atop the all-time saves list with 652 after closing out the Yankees’ 4-3 win over the Blue Jays in Toronto on Wednesday night. The 13-time All-Star who will turn 44 in November has pitched 19 seasons in the major leagues earning five Top-five finishes in the Cy Young Award derby and leading the Yankees to five World Series championships. Rivera himsel...
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