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Mariano Rivera walks off the Yankee Stadium diamond to a large applause from fans on Sept. 26, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Yankees Fall 4-0 To Rays In Rivera’s Final Home Game

During four minutes of thunderous chanting from the sellout crowd 48,675 began, an overcome Rivera sobbed as he buried his head on the shoulder of Pettitte, who also is retiring when the season ends Sunday, and then hugged Jeter.

09/27/2013

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Boomer & Carton: Closing It Out With A Rivera Tear-Jerker

Regardless of what team you root for, there is no denying that a very special moment occurred Thursday night in the Bronx, when Mariano Rivera made his final appearance wearing the famous Yankee pinstripes.

WFAN–09/27/2013

Mariano Rivera walks off the Yankee Stadium diamond to a large applause from fans on Sept. 26, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Mariano Rivera Pitches For Final Time At Yankee Stadium

Derek Jeter and Andy Pettitte came to the mound to remove him with two outs in the ninth inning.

09/26/2013

Mariano Rivera (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Utility Man: Rivera May Make 1st Outfield Appearance In Houston

Yankees manager Joe Girardi says he’s thinking about allowing Rivera to do it this weekend, when the Yankees finish their season with a three-game series at the Houston Astros.

09/26/2013

Mariano Rivera poses next to his retired number in Monument Park before the New York Yankees' loss to the San Francisco Giants on September 22, 2013 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

MLB, Hard Rock Cafe Jump On The Thank-You-Mariano Bandwagon

It seems that literally everyone wants a piece of saying goodbye to Mariano Rivera.

09/26/2013

Members of the Yankees sit in the dugout during the ninth inning against Tampa Bay Rays on September 25, 2013. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

‘It Hurts’: Yankees Miss Playoffs For 2nd Time In 19 Years

Despite baseball’s highest opening-day payroll at $230 million, the Yankees failed to claim one of the 10 playoff berths. “It hurts,” manager Joe Girardi said after it was over.

09/26/2013

Mariano Rivera celebrates after earning his 500th career save against the New York Mets on June 28, 2009 at Citi Field. The Yankees defeated the Mets 4-2. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

1st RBI, Final Ring: Mariano Rivera Recalls 10 Defining Mo-ments — Part 4

On Wednesday, we looked at two of the most emotional nights at the old Yankee Stadium. Today we take a look at memories made in the first year of New York’s current baseball stadiums.

09/26/2013

The Mariano Rivera bobblehead. (credit: Getty Images)

Yankees Offer Bobblehead Fiasco Attendees Free Admission For Game Next Year

The Yankees have invited ticketholders who suffered through the Mariano Rivera bobblehead fiasco Tuesday night for free admission to a game during the 2014 regular season.

09/25/2013

Fans wait for Mariano Rivera bobbleheads during the Yankees game against Tampa Bay on Sept. 24, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Report: $ome Fans Had Bobbleheads Delivered By Yankee Stadium Staffers

Thousands of Yankees fans were angered Tuesday night when a late shipment of Mariano Rivera bobbleheads led to confusion and long, long lines to redeem vouchers for the tardy giveaway.

09/25/2013

Mariano Rivera after the Aaron Boone game in Oct. 2003. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

The Old Stadium: Mariano Rivera Recalls 10 Defining Mo-ments — Part 3

“Being able to throw the last pitch in that stadium … it was good, it was good,” Rivera tells WFAN’s Sweeny Murti.

09/25/2013

Hiroki Kuroda (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Yankees Pushed To Brink Of Elimination Following Shutout Loss To Rays

The Yankees wasted several opportunities against the wild Matt Moore in a 7-0 loss to Tampa Bay on Tuesday night that pushed them to the brink of missing out on the postseason for the second time in 19 years.

09/25/2013

The Mariano Rivera bobblehead. (credit: Getty Images)

Mariano Rivera Bobblehead Night Turns Into ‘Mayhem’ At Yankee Stadium

Some Yankees fans were looking forward to receiving bobbleheads depicting retiring pitcher Mariano Rivera Tuesday, only to find that the shipment did not come in.

09/24/2013

Mariano Rivera walks out of the bullpen before the game against the San Francisco Giants on Sept. 22, 2013 at Yankee Stadium. Rivera was honored by the Yankees and his number was retired. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: Barring Something Unforeseen, Yankees Destined To Party Like It’s 1983

Haters have waited a decade for the day to come, when the money, the love, and the luck run dry on the Yankees. The rest have wrestled with the pristine precedent, whether this is finally 1965 redux.

09/24/2013

Mariano Rivera (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Yankee Goodbyes And A Special Recollection

Looking ahead with the realization that Rivera and Pettitte will be gone, that other key players are well past their primes and that the team will be mired in medical and/or legal issues, it brings a certain amount of trepidation for Bombers fans.

09/24/2013

Mariano Rivera during the highest high of 1998 (Photo by Vincent Laforet/Getty Images), and the lowest low of 2001 (Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Highs & Lows: Mariano Rivera Recalls 10 Career-Defining Mo-ments — Part 2

“Sometimes your best is not enough,” Rivera told WFAN’s Sweeny Murti of the 2001 World Series. “And that’s what I took from that. It wasn’t (meant) for us.”

09/24/2013

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