Red Sox Honor Yankee Mariano Rivera [VIDEO]
According to huffingtonpost.com:
“A quartet of cellos played what was certainly the classiest version of “Enter Sandman” that ever graced a baseball diamond, and the Boston Red Sox honored New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera on Sunday night before the final scheduled game at Fenway Park of career.
The 43-year-old Rivera has said he will retire after this season, his 19th in the major leagues, all of them with the Yankees. He has 651 career saves – tops in baseball history – with a 2.22 ERA and even the rival Red Sox called him the greatest closer in baseball history.
“What he’s done is remarkable,” Red Sox manager John Farrell said before the game. “He’s a role model and I mean that in the greatest sense I can say it. Everyone should look up to his life.”
Here’s what the tribute looked like last night from the stands of Fenway Park, in Boston:
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