Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/15/14

New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera walks back to the dugout after the eighth inning against the Chicago White Sox at U. S. Cellular Field in Chicago on August 2, 2009. The Yankees won 8-5. UPI/Brian Kersey Photo via Newscom

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The Yankees will honor retiring closer Mariano Rivera with a ceremony on Sept. 22 before New York plays the San Francisco Giants. Rivera announced in spring training this will be his last season. The 43-year-old has spent 19 seasons with the Yankees, made 13 All-Star games and is baseball's career saves leader with 641. He was selected MVP of the most recent All-Star game at Citi Field in New York. The Yankees say more details about the ceremony will be announced later.
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