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Mariano on farewell: 'Humbling'

Updated: September 16, 2013, 11:30 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox bade farewell to Mariano Rivera on Sunday night with an elaborate pregame ceremony that was part symphonic concert, part tribute and part roast.

It started with the Boston Cello Quartet playing a string version of the closer's theme song, "Enter Sandman," and included a lighthearted video montage of Rivera blowing a save in Game 4 of the 2004 AL Championship Series, which led to the Red Sox winning their first world championship in 86 years.

It ...

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