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Yankees to honour Rivera on Sept. 22 with pregame ceremony

The Canadian Press

7/31/2013 11:14:34 AM

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The Yankees will honour retiring closer Mariano Rivera with a ceremony on Sept. 22 before New York plays the San Francisco Giants.

Rivera announced in spring training this will be his last season. The 43-year-old has spent 19 seasons with the Yankees, made 13 All-Star games and is baseball's career saves leader with 641.

He was selected MVP of the most recent All-Star game at Citi Field in New York.

The Yankees say more details about the ceremony will be announced later.