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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — With Bay Area Metal Band Metallica rocking out to “Enter Sandman” in the outfield, New York Yankees Closer Mariano Rivera walked out of the Yankee Stadium bullpen during Sunday's game against the San Francisco Giants, the guest of honor for a big-league tribute.
Before the Bronx Bombers’ game against the Giants, there was a parade of stars on hand to say an emotional farewell and thank you to Rivera — former Yankees Jorge Posada and Bernie Williams, the family of baseball legend Jackie Robinson and the heavy metal band who recorded the song that became Rivera’s anthem.
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