Sunday, September 11, 2011


Mariano Rivera in Anaheim 9/11/11

Rivera, top AP, middle with Austin Romine, AP, bottom getty. Final v LA Angels, 6-5 Yankees, getty.

Ceremonial first pitches in Anaheim to remember the 10th anniversary of terrorist attacks on America. 3 Yankee players from 2001 still playing today catch, Jeter, Rivera, Posada. LA Angels pictured on left, Jered Weaver, Torii Hunter, and Angels' Manager Mike Scioscia. getty, 9/11/11. Those making pitches had special connection to the day. I'll post their names when I find them. ed. Update, here's one: "During the pre-game ceremony Derek Jeter caught a ceremonial first pitch from retired NYFD Lieutenant Joe Torillo, a survivor of the World Trade Center attack."...
from The (Bergen) Record by Pete Caldera, last item in article.

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