Mariano Rivera

Ball point pen on the morning newsprint

The Yankees opened a new Stadium on Thursday. The house that Ruth built now stands empty across the street as the current crop of Yankees hope to build a winning tradition in their new digs. It was fitting that perhaps the greatest closer/relief pitcher of all time, Mariano Rivera, recorded the first ever save at the new stadium on Friday April 17th.

6 Responses to “Mariano Rivera”

  1. dan said:

    Apr 20, 09 at 9:10 am

    Great pic of a great player. Now all we need is the opening and middle of this act to survive.

  2. Larry said:

    Apr 20, 09 at 9:29 am

    Chien-Ming Wang has to get that sinker down. He’s been awful.

  3. a brush with color said:

    Apr 20, 09 at 10:39 am

    Love this one! Wonderful expression and posture here, and the light you communicate is excellent.

  4. Larry said:

    Apr 20, 09 at 10:50 am

    Thanks Sue

  5. VEe! said:

    Apr 20, 09 at 4:06 pm

    I’m not the biggest Yankee fan, but you have to appreciate Rivera. It really kills me when the NY fans and media drag his name in the mud when doesn’t perform perfectly night-in, night-out.

    I can only think to myself, good grief.

  6. Larry said:

    Apr 20, 09 at 4:24 pm

    Mo’s the man! First ballot, no doubt about it.