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Mets to honor Yankees' Rivera on Tuesday

The Mets will honor retiring Yankees closer Mariano Rivera before Tuesday's game at Citi Field, a team official told ESPNNewYork.com.

Mariano Rivera

Mariano Rivera

#42 RP
New York Yankees

2013 STATS

  • GM19
  • W0

  • L0

  • BB2

  • K14

  • ERA1.47

Teams have been honoring Rivera during his final season as he visits their stadiums for the last time during the regular season. He has been presented with checks for his charity as well as gifts. Rivera has also met with fans and team employees during his stops, sharing experiences and stories.

Last season, the Mets gave retired Braves third baseman Chipper Jones artwork as part of his farewell tour.