Pitching his last game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Rays, Mariano Rivera got the final pitching change from longtime teammates Andy Pettitte and Derek Jeter. Special moment.
Mo on Pettitte and Jeter coming out: “I needed them there. And they were there.”
— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) September 27, 2013
Two things: 1) I've always respected the Rays, but their class was on full display. They're in a playoff race & let Mo/Yanks do their thing.
— Jimmy Traina (@JimmyTraina) September 27, 2013
The MLB won’t be the same without the five time World Series winner, 13-time All Star, and greatest closer of all time. Here’s video of Rivera entering the game in the 8th inning: