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Rivera Avenue Unveiled at Yankee Stadium

Monday, May 05, 2014

WNYC

A fan campaign to name a street after the retired Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera ended in victory on Monday. Number 42 climbed a ladder to reveal the new street sign on the southeast corner of Yankee Stadium. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Open Phones: Exit Sandman

Friday, September 27, 2013

Mariano Rivera pitched his last game as a Yankee last night, walking off the mound with tears in his eyes. We take your tributes to Mo. Call 212-433-9692 or post here.

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WNYC News

Brian Lehrer's Baseball Challenge: Pick Your All-Time NY All-Star Team

Monday, July 15, 2013

The Major League Baseball All-Star Game is Tuesday evening at Citi Field in Queens, home of the Mets. 

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WNYC News

Yankees Fans Shocked About Rivera Injury

Friday, May 04, 2012

Fans were stunned at the news that Mariano Rivera, the greatest closer in baseball history, suffered what may be a career-ending injury during batting practice on Thursday. But Rivera was vowing to come back from the injury on Friday.

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WNYC News

Say It Ain't So, Mo! Rivera Tears ACL, Throwing Future in Question

Friday, May 04, 2012

The Yankees' 12-time All-Star caught his cleat where the grass meets the warning track in Kansas City, his right knee buckling before he hit the wall. Rivera landed on the dirt, his face contorted in pain, as Alex Rodriguez uttered the words "Oh, my God" from some 400 feet away.

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The Takeaway

Yankees Relief Pitcher Rivera Sets Record

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera had arguably the most important moment of his career yesterday, in a game aginst the Minnesota Twins, when he surpassed Trevor Hoffman as the major league career leader in saves with 602. Rivera has been the Yankees' closer since 1997, so this milestone has been 15 years in the making.

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Features

Stickball Hall of Fame: Neither a Hall, nor Famous (Yet)

Friday, July 09, 2010

WNYC

The 60-year-old president of New York City's Stickball Hall of Fame waxes poetic about his favorite street game in this video.

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