Mariano Rivera

Mariano Rivera at a press conference after being unanimously inducted into the Hall of Fame
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February 01, 2019 - 4:38 pm
Mariano Rivera stopped at the entrance to the Plaque Gallery inside the Baseball Hall of Fame and just gazed at the walls, awestruck by the moment. He was a long way from Puerto Caimito, Panama.
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Jason Keidel
January 25, 2019 - 1:26 pm
For as long as we've been loving sports, Boston has taken our success personally, and we take theirs as an assault on our souls. But there have been a few exceptions to this mutual, deep-rooted disdain. When Mariano Rivera became the first MLB player to be unanimously voted to the Hall of Fame, it...
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Former Yankees pitchers Mike Mussina (left) and Mariano Rivera (right) laugh during a Hall of Fame news conference on Jan. 23, 2019, in New York.
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Sweeny Murti
January 24, 2019 - 3:05 pm
One came to New York via Panama and the other from Pennsylvania. Their paths could not have been more different, but they met at the exact same endpoint -- Cooperstown.
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Mariano Rivera in 2009
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January 24, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Mariano Rivera intends to serve as a coach for the Yankees in some capacity this year, Rivera said in an interview with MLB Network Radio's CJ Nitkowski.
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Feb 25, 2015; Tampa, FL, USA; New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi (28) speaks with Mariano Rivera during morning workouts at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports
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January 23, 2019 - 4:27 pm
Former Yankees manager Joe Girardi joined Mike’s On during Wednesday afternoon to discuss the elections of Mariano Rivera and Mike Mussina to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
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Mariano Rivera in 2013
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January 23, 2019 - 3:56 pm
Mariano Rivera did things that no one else ever could. On the field, he was probably the best reliever in the history of baseball, and that earned him the right to be the first player ever unanimously selected to the Hall of Fame. Rivera goes into the hall alongside fellow Yankee Mike Mussina,...
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Derek Jeter
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January 23, 2019 - 8:55 am
Mariano Rivera sailed into the Hall of Fame without a single dissenting vote. Next year, it's Derek Jeter's turn — and don't expect much opposition then, either. Jeter headlines the group of candidates who will be newly eligible for the Hall next year , and now that Rivera has become the first...
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Mike Mussina in 2006
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Sweeny Murti
January 23, 2019 - 8:19 am
There was nothing as close to perfection as watching Mariano Rivera close out baseball games for the Yankees. So it was never more fitting to have Rivera become the first player ever unanimously voted into the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Who could find any argument...
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Mariano Rivera in 2009
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January 22, 2019 - 7:37 pm
In what came as a surprise to absolutely no one, Yankees legend Mariano Rivera has been elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
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Jake Brown
January 22, 2019 - 6:50 pm
It's now official. As everyone on the planet expected, former Yankees closer Mariano Rivera was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame Tuesday.
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