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Mariano Rivera, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar catch Stanley Cup fever

Some serious star power was on hand to commemorate the Stanley Cup Final’s return to New York City. Recently retired New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera and Los Angeles Lakers great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar donned the uniforms of their cities’ respective hockey teams Monday morning as part of a Delta Airlines promotion. The two announced the rows for a Delta flight, hung out on...
Via NESN.com
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Yankees Draft Mariano Rivera’s Son, Mariano Rivera III

Mariano Rivera is back with the New York Yankees. Sort of. The Bronx Bombers drafted Rivera’s son, Mariano Rivera III, with the 872nd pick in the 2014 MLB draft. Rivera is a sophomore at Iona College, where he started 12 games and pitched five complete games in 2014. He posted a 2-5 record with a 5.40 ERA in 70 innings pitched, with a fastball that toppped out at 92 mph, according...
Via NESN.com
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees draft Mariano Rivera's son

A year ago, while he was mid-way through his last season in the Majors, the Harlem Globetrotters “drafted” Mariano Rivera.  Saturday, probably as a favor to the all-time saves leader, the New York Yankees selected Mariano Rivera III in the 29th round of the MLB Draft. “It was amazing, a good feeling,” younger Rivera said of getting drafted. “Some random number called me...
Via Hall of Very Good
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariano Rivera Jr. Drafted by Yankees

The New York Yankees enjoyed eighteen years watching Mariano Rivera Sr. develop into one of the most storied closing pitchers in MLB history. Now, they possibly have the chance to get somewhat of an encore. Mariano Rivera Jr., a right-hander currently enrolled at Iona, has been drafted in the 29th round by the Yankees. 29 (872): @Yankees select Iona RHP Mariano Rivera. http://t.co...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariano Rivera Says Manny Ramirez Won’t Be a Good Coach (Video)

The news that former Red Sox outfielder, Manny Ramirez, was set to a be a minor league coach was certainly a surprise to most people. While Ramirez clearly loved the game, his commitment to be a good citizen in the MLB was usually in question. Now that Ramirez has moved into the other side of the game, which generally isn’t a place for the comedy Manny provided as a player, former...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Darren Rovell took B.P. from Mariano Rivera

Via ABC News ESPN’s business guru Darren Rovell is all about branding. If a company’s about to release a new product, he’s going to be the first in line to decide not only if that product is any good, but also how the company presents itself across every imaginable outlet. Nobody knows the price of good exposure and marketing like Rovell, who would seemingly sell his soul to...
Via With Leather
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariano Rivera, the first season ticket holder for NYC FC

Yankees president Randy Levine announced that the NYC FC would be using Yankees stadium for their games during their inaugural season in 2015. The new MLS squad also gave out their first season ticket ever to Mariano Rivera as a tribute to the soccer enthusiast and all-time great baseball closer: Mariano Rivera is officially announced as the first season ticket holder...
Via YanksinExile.com
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Does Mariano Rivera Deserve A Unanimous Hall of Fame Enshrinement?

It's starting to seem like the BBWAA is afraid to induct a player to the Hall of Fame with 100% of the vote. Mariano Rivera is not just a first ballot Hall of Famer - he deserves to be on every ballot when the time comes. And we're talking objectively here. Rivera is by far the greatest relief pitcher of all time and it shows by his record 652 career saves...
Via YanksinExile.com
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariano Rivera was ready to retire, had ‘no desire’ in September

Mariano Rivera could still be a very effective closer if he chose to return to the New York Yankees for another season in 2014. The 43-year-old saved 44 games this season. He blew a career-high seven saves, though his 2.11 ERA was below his career ERA of 2.21. Still, all indications are that the Sandman […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

How Do You Like Them Apples? Mariano Rivera's New Hobby

So what's Mariano Rivera's post baseball life going to be like? Well, if what he was doing a couple of days before his final Yankee Stadium appearance is any indication, Mo looks like he is heading for a pretty normal retired life. The night after he was honored at Yankee Stadium, Mo wanted to pick some apples with his family- something he had done last year while...
Via YanksinExile.com
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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