Mariano Rivera, baseball’s most acclaimed relief pitcher, made his final appearance at Yankee Stadium on Thursday night.
Rivera retired all four batters he faced in the 4-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays.
The all-time saves leader sobbed as he received a four-minute standing ovation from the audience after the game.
Photo: Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees salutes the fans after he is pulled from the game in the ninth inning. (Getty Images)