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Mariano Rivera Honored by Former Padres Closer Trevor Hoffman in Fitting Tribute

class="ui-droppable">Mariano Rivera's farewell tour rolled into San Diego's Petco Park on Friday night where Mo was met by a familiar face at home plate—former Padres closer Trevor Hoffman.

It was fitting that Hoffman was the man to present Rivera with his gift, as it was Hoffman's career saves record that Rivera broke back in 2011. Hoffman is widely considered the second-best closer of all time, right behind Rivera.

As for the gift, well, let's say that Rivera will be able to cruise in style for years to come:

Trevor Hoffman, Mariano Rivera... and a beach cruiser! pic.twitter.com/OIYZH8oUc4

— Marly~ESPN Deportes (@MarlyRiveraESPN) August 3, 2013 Not to be outdone by some of the other impressive tributes that ...

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