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Mariano Rivera, Jr. to Play for Muskrats

Laconia Muskrats LogoWe don’t typically report on players, but we found it interesting that Mariano Rivera, Jr., son of retired New York Yankees star reliever Mariano Rivera, will be playing for the summer collegiate Laconia Muskrats (New England Collegiate Baseball League) this summer.  The 20-year-old Rivera is a sophomore at Iona College in New Rochelle (NY).  Read more here.

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Metallica Rocks Yankee Stadium for Retiring Rivera

New York Yankees LogoMetallica appeared at Yankee Stadium Sunday to perform “Enter Sandman” live during a ceremony at Yankee Stadium to honor retiring New York Yankees closer Mariano RiveraRead more and watch videos here.

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Twins Present Rivera with Unique Retirment Gift

Minnesota Twins LogoIn a classy gesture during a pre-game ceremony at Target Field on Tuesday, the Minnesota Twins presented New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera with a pretty cool retirement gift — a one-of-a-kind rocking chair made from broken bats with the inscription, “Chair of Broken Dreams.”  Read more here.

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