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Three Mariano Rivera Moments That May Have Made You Cry Last Night

Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte, and Derek Jeter.

Mariano Rivera made his final appearance in the Bronx last night, retiring all four batters he faced in a 4–0 Yankees loss. It was an emotional night, and the below videos aren’t the only moments that may have made you tear up. (There was also, for instance, the on-field interview after the game.) But these three moments in particular stood out.

His entrance from the bullpen — and in particular, the recording of the late Bob Sheppard that introduced him:

Andy Pettitte and Derek Jeter hugging a crying Rivera when they came out to take the ball from him in the ninth inning:

And Rivera sitting alone in the dugout after the final out, then returning to the field to collect dirt from the mound:

Three Rivera Moments That May Have Made You Cry