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The Kaufmann Stadium warning track is now a “No Mo Zone”

May 10, 2013, 9:20 PM EDT

Mariano Rivera AP

Mariano Rivera tore the ACL in his right knee shagging fly balls at Kaufmann Stadium last year, forcing him onto the DL for the rest of the season and putting his future in doubt. Now back in action and as strong as ever — the right-hander has a 1.88 ERA and 13 saves in as many opportunities — he returns to the scene of the crime as the Yankees have begun a three-game set in Kansas City.

Paying homage to Rivera, Kaufmann Stadium playfully labeled the warning track a “No Mo Zone”.

  1. historiophiliac - May 10, 2013 at 10:05 PM

    That’s cute, and I love that Mo is enjoying it so much. :)

    • mrmarkls - May 11, 2013 at 7:30 AM

      Classy on both ends!

  2. mungman69 - May 10, 2013 at 11:12 PM

    The place sucks.

  3. duckthefodgers - May 10, 2013 at 11:17 PM

    Look at him remembering the pain grabbing his knee.

  4. spellingcops - May 11, 2013 at 12:16 AM

    Classy dude. It’s been an honor to see him pitch. Just wish he could’ve done it for some other team.

    • anxovies - May 12, 2013 at 1:41 PM

      No other team is classy enough to deserve him.

  5. nbjays - May 11, 2013 at 10:11 AM

    Best part is the chalk outline on the ground. :-)

  6. jerseygirl57 - May 11, 2013 at 4:41 PM

    Listening to the KC announcers last night on MLB, and they said Mo took the doctor who accompanied him to the hospital out to dinner to thank him for going with him and encouraging him on the ride. Classy doesn’t even start to do him justice.

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