Rivera to be honored on Sept. 22 at Yankee Stadium

Rivera to be honored on Sept. 22 at Yankee Stadium

As so many other teams have done this season, the Yankees will honor all-time saves leader and closer Mariano Rivera at Yankee Stadium on Sept. 22.

Rivera, a 13-time All-Star, will retire at the end of this season after 19 years with New York. As the Yankees have visited ballparks around the country this season, opposing teams have honored the 43-year-old icon in unique ways.

Further details about the ceremony will be announced at a later date. Fans who are interested in purchasing tickets can visit Yankees.com/ExitSandman.

Joey Nowak is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @joeynowak. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.