Mariano Rivera

Major League Baseball Honors Mariano Rivera With Newspaper Ads

Mariano Rivera, the great New York Yankees closer, threw his final pitches at Yankee Stadium on Thursday night, and will wrap up his legendary 19-year career in Houston this weekend. Among the admirers bidding farewell is Major League Baseball itself, which placed the ad above in four newspapers on Thursay—the New York Post, the Daily News, Metro New York and USA Today.

Mo Shines, but All-Star Ratings Continue to Falter

As baseball’s all-time saves leader ambled in from the bullpen in the bottom of the 8th inning, fans at Citi Field—and all over America—stood up and took notice.