The pitcher was unanimously inducted into the baseball hall of fame this summer.
Rivera played 19 seasons for the Yankees from 1995-2013. He lived with his family in Panama until 2000, when they relocated to Westchester. Rivera’s son, Mariano III, pitched for the Iona College baseball team, and in 2014 The Mariano Rivera Foundation opened and renovated a New Rochelle church, Refugio de Esperanza. Rivera and his wife, Clara, created a scholarship in their names that is awarded to students at the College of New Rochelle. Rivera also organizes a charity golf tournament that benefits White Plains Hospital.
Main Image: Rivera and his family. Credit to WORLD News Group.