If Mariano Rivera has truly thrown his last pitch, May 3, 2012 will be remembered as a truly sad day for all baseball fans. The fluke injury he suffered on this day has already ended the great closer’s season, and threatens his career as a whole. This sadness is not reserved for New York Yankees fans, but for the sports world as a whole, as it has lost one of its most universally admired and respected figures.
Mariano Rivera may have suffered a serious injury while shagging fly balls for the New York Yankees prior to their game against the Kansas City Royals, according to Bryan Hoch at MLB.com. Yankees closer Mariano Rivera was carted off... Read Post
New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera did not envision the end of his career hauled off on a stretcher at Kauffman Stadium Kansas City. It would be a closing completely unworthy of the greatest relief pitcher in baseball history. T... Read Post