Masahiro Tanaka follows Aaron Boone, Dave Righetti, Luis Sojo, Bob Turley and Robin Ventura as notable Yankees to wear the number 19.
“Being able to throw the last pitch in that stadium … it was good, it was good,” Rivera tells WFAN’s Sweeny Murti.
It will be held July 17 at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, the course for the 2002 and 2009 U.S. Open. The tournament is scheduled for the day after the All-Star game at Citi Field in New York.
Jorge Posada had many outstanding playoff memories as a New York Yankee but one stands out in particular, his tying double in 2003 ALCS Game 7.