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PHOTO: MLB honors Mariano Rivera with full-page ad

By Mike Axisa | Baseball Writer

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Now that the Yankees have been officially eliminated from postseason contention, there are only four games left in Mariano Rivera's career. He's been on a season-long farewell tour that will conclude in Houston this weekend.

Major League Baseball commissioned a full-page ad in four newspapers -- USA Today, the New York Post, the New York Daily News, and Metro New York -- that will appear in Thursday's edition to bid Rivera a fond farewell. Here's the ad:

The league also announced that Rivera leads all jersey sales in the second half. Matt Harvey, Yasiel Puig, Manny Machado and Buster Posey round out the top five.

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