I have been blogging/ posting about Mariano Rivera for 8 years. I have enjoyed every minute of it. When Mo enters the game to the strains of "Enter Sandman", I get my little spindle notepad out and log every pitch of each AB. I then use this as the source for my postings.
He has performed with such grace and dignity since 1995 that I guess all of us knew that eventually it would end some day. However, we imagined it being in the last game of the World Series this year at the stadium.
I do wonder if Mo made up his mind in spring training? Will he now reconsider and try to rehab after surgery and come back next year? All these questions are going through the minds of baseball fans.
We should not be selfish! Mo doesn't owe us anything. We all need to pray for him and his family as he faces this new challenge in his life.
If he decides to retire, Mo thanks for the ride and I will be there in Cooperstown when you are inducted.
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