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Mariano Rivera gestures triumphantly after unveiling Rivera Avenue on May 5, 2014. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Street Outside Yankee Stadium Renamed In Honor Of Mariano Rivera

The city is honoring the famed closer, who retired last year, by renaming the street outside Yankee stadium: River Avenue will now be Rivera Avenue.

05/05/2014

Mariano Rivera (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Street Outside Yankee Stadium To Be Renamed After Mariano Rivera

The Yankees legend is receiving another honor: a street named after him in the Bronx. The City Council voted Tuesday to co-name one block of River Avenue to Rivera Avenue.

12/11/2013

Mariano Rivera (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Rename River Ave. For Mo Rivera? Boomer & Carton Say No Way

“I don’t think we should rename it,” Craig Carton said. “And I know we all go, ‘But Craig, he was so good. He’s the best ever. We should rename a street after him.’ Why? Why am I renaming River Avenue ‘Rivera Avenue?'”

09/18/2013