12 sports shout-outs for 2013
A tip of the cap to the individuals, teams, and organizations whose actions in 2013 put sports in a more positive light in various ways.
1. To Mariano Rivera, the Yankees record-setting relief pitcher…
…for arranging the classiest big-league retirement tour ever. Rivera sat down with groups of people who work behind the baseball scenes at every ballpark the Yankees visited – vendors, equipment managers, secretaries, etc. He thanked them for their service to the game he loves during pregame conversation circles.