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Mariano Rivera poses for photographs as he holds (Credit: AP)

Mariano Rivera poses for photographs as he holds a street sign bearing his name. (Nov. 21, 2013)

Mariano Rivera street dedication

New York City re-named 4th and Broadway "Mariano Rivera Way" for the day on Nov. 21, 2013. New Era also honored Rivera with 42 limited-edition baseball caps.

Mariano Rivera smiles as a street in Manhattan
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Mariano Rivera smiles as a street in Manhattan is ceremoniously re-named "Mariano Rivera Way" for the day in his honor. (Nov. 21, 2013)

Mariano Rivera, right, and New Era Cap CEO
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Mariano Rivera, right, and New Era Cap CEO Chris Koch, unveil a street sign bearing the legendary player's name in Manhattan. (Nov. 21, 2013)

Mariano Rivera unveils a street sign bearing his
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Mariano Rivera unveils a street sign bearing his name in Manhattan. (Nov. 21, 2013)

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Mariano Rivera poses for photographs as he holds
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Mariano Rivera poses for photographs as he holds a street sign bearing his name. (Nov. 21, 2013)

Mariano Rivera speaks to the media after unveiling
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Mariano Rivera speaks to the media after unveiling a street sign bearing his name in Manhattan. (Nov. 21, 2013)

Mariano Rivera poses for photographs as he holds
(Credit: AP)

Mariano Rivera poses for photographs as he holds a street sign bearing his name in Manhattan. (Nov. 21, 2013)

Mariano Rivera speaks to the media after unveiling
(Credit: AP)

Mariano Rivera speaks to the media after unveiling a street sign named in his honor. (Nov. 21, 2013)

Mariano Rivera promotes New Era baseball caps featuring
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Mariano Rivera promotes New Era baseball caps featuring his jersey number, 42, in New York. (Nov. 21, 2013)

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A street sign bearing Mariano Rivera's name hangs
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A street sign bearing Mariano Rivera's name hangs at the intersection of Fourth Street and Broadway in New York City. The street was temporarily named after the retired Yankees closer for Thursday only. (Nov. 21, 2013)

Mariano Rivera holds a street sign bearing his
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Mariano Rivera holds a street sign bearing his name after a New York City intersection was named after him -- for one day. (Nov. 21, 2013)

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