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Mariano Rivera honored by Astros

Mariano Rivera is greeted by former Yankees pitcher

Mariano Rivera is greeted by former Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens, left, and former manager Joe Torre before the ceremony honoring Rivera before a game against the Houston Astros. (Sept. 29, 2013) Photo Credit: AP

The Houston Astros honored Mariano Rivera with a ceremony Sunday at Minute Maid Park.

Former Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens, left, and former
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Former Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens, left, and former Yankees manager Joe Torre, center, listen as Mariano Rivera, right, gives remarks during a pregame ceremony before a against the Houston Astros. (Sept. 29, 2013)

Mariano Rivera is greeted by former Yankees pitcher
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Mariano Rivera is greeted by former Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens, left, and former manager Joe Torre before the ceremony honoring Rivera before a game against the Houston Astros. (Sept. 29, 2013)

Yankees fans show their appreciation for retiring closer
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Yankees fans show their appreciation for retiring closer Mariano Rivera before a game against the Houston Astros. (Sept. 29, 2013)

Mariano Rivera takes the field for a retirement
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Mariano Rivera takes the field for a retirement presentation before a game against the Houston Astros. (Sept. 29, 2013)

Mariano Rivera gives a thumbs up to a
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Mariano Rivera gives a thumbs up to a painting presented to him during a ceremony before a game against the Houston Astros. (Sept. 29, 2013)

Mariano Rivera, right, acknowledges his teammates as former
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Mariano Rivera, right, acknowledges his teammates as former Yankees manager Joe Torre looks on during a ceremony to honor Rivera before a game against the Houston Astros. (Sept. 29, 2013)

Mariano Rivera, right, smiles at former Yankees pitcher
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Mariano Rivera, right, smiles at former Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens, left, as they look at the painting presented to Rivera by the Houston Astros. (Sept. 29, 2013)

Andy Pettitte, left, and Mariano Rivera smile as
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Andy Pettitte, left, and Mariano Rivera smile as they watch a video tribute to Rivera from the dugout before a game against the Houston Astros. (Sept. 29, 2013)

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