The farewell tour will continue for the Mariano Rivera, and this one will be unique—not for a sense of the gift that will be given, but because of where it will be held.
The New York Yankees make their final trip to Fenway Park this weekend to play the Boston Red Sox and the Red Sox have announced that they will honor Mariano Rivera on Sunday night before the game. Rivera has more appearances at Fenway Park than any other reliever in its historic 102 year history.
The New York Yankees versus the Boston Red Sox is one of the most storied rivalries of all time in any sport but that will all be put to the side to honor the greatest closer to ever play major league baseball.
Mariano Rivera, in his 19th season, is calling it a career after this season.
Want to know how the Yankees can get Mo back for a 20th season? The folks over at Forbes think they have the answer.