Mariano Rivera

Baseball And Airplanes

I’m a huge Yankees fan.  I don’t write about them as often anymore since it’s harder to weave them into travel stories.  So, given the opportunity to post about the Yankees and travel, I was excited.  Now, if only this could have been a different airline….     Delta commemorated a 757 in honor of Mariano Rivera, the greatest closer in baseball history (you know, most saves in the regular season, most postseason saves as well).  

Mariano Rivera

I hope everyone won’t mind a brief moment to contemplate some sadness in my sports world. I always thought I would be a bit sad to see Mariano Rivera retire.  But in the same sense I thought it would be a happy moment, a celebration of the past 15 years, replete with championships and records, and the winning smile and attitude even his competitors couldn’t knock. We had hints that this might be the last year, and I was at peace with that.  But, not like this. He tore his […]