Mariano Rivera Given Emotional Send Off In Final Game At Yankee Stadium

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September 27, 2013 AT 8:51 AM
Mariano Rivera expected to stay on the mound to finish his final Yankee Stadium 9th inning. When long-time teammates and friends Andy Pettitte and Derek Jeter came out to pull him from the game, his reserve finally broke and the normally cool closer gave into a state of raw emotion as he broke down with a long, tearful hug with Pettitte - who will retire at the end of this season - and Jeter.