Metallica Plays “Enter Sandman” For Mariano Rivera During Yankee Stadium Ceremony

The Sandman has exited.

1. Last week, the Red Sox honored Yankees closer Mariano Rivera’s career with a rendition of “Enter Sandman” by the Boston Cello Quartet.

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2. But for Rivera’s retirement ceremony today at Yankee Stadium, nothing less than the real deal would do.

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3. So Rivera was played in from the bullpen before the game by none other than Metallica.

8. OK, maybe not this guy.

11. And Rivera got one more salute before the day was done, this time during the actual game.

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