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All-Star Mariano Rivera Receiving Support from MLB Teams, Sponsors, Yankees Fans

class="ui-droppable">New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera has pitched in eight MLB All-Star Games and made five career appearances at Citi Field. Combining past regular seasons and playoff runs, the Sandman has ascended to the mound in the ninth inning more than 1,000 times since turning pro.

The future first-ballot Hall of Famer is fully prepared for Tuesday's sell-out crowd to shower him with enthusiasm during the 2013 Midsummer Classic, so don't expect any change in his always-stoic demeanor.

Rather, Rivera takes private moments to reflect on the treatment he's receiving on this farewell tour.

The 43-year-old has epitomized consistency, dominance and class throughout nearly two decades in pinstripes. That's why Major League Baseball—and ...

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