SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Retired Yankees great Mariano Rivera can add one more accolade to his resume. On Tuesday, in the midst of the Little League World Series, MLB's all-time saves leader was inducted into Little League's Hall of Excellence, an honor that recognizes on-field leadership, career success and the ability to make a difference in people's lives.
He stopped short, however, of agreeing that this was a good time to teach his famed cut-fastball.
Mike McCormick is the editorial director for Major League Baseball. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.