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Mariano Rivera Demonstrates How to Make a Cardboard Baseball Glove [VIDEO]

All-time save leader Mariano Rivera has made close to $150 million playing baseball. But as a kid growing up in Panama, the Yankee legend had so little money that buying a baseball glove was out of the question.

In the video below, Rivera demonstrates how he used to make his childhood mitts out of cardboard. He says they did make it easier to catch a fast moving baseball, but adds that anyone who can afford a leather glove should definitely go that route.

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Alec Baldwin Pees His Pants for the New York Yankees [VIDEO]

Any sports fan knows that the slightest change in their in-season rituals can have a great influence over whether their favorite team wins or loses.

So that’s why Yankees fan Alec Baldwin refuses to indulge his intense urge to urinate while watching his home team play John Krasinski‘s (the Boston native is a Red Sox man) in a new ad campaign for New Era baseball caps.

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Mariano Rivera Gets 602nd Save to Become All-Time Leader

Mariano Rivera notched his 602nd career save on Monday afternoon, passing Trevor Hoffman for first place on the all-time list.

Rivera preserved a 6-4 victory for the New York Yankees over the Minnesota Twins.

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Which Baseball Fans are the Biggest Homers?

The folks in New York and Boston may be the loudest when it comes to heaping praise on their favorite hometown baseball players, but they are far from the most biased when it comes to being homers — you know, showing too much love for the players on their teams.

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Former Major League Pitcher Hideki Irabu Found Dead from Suspected Suicide

Former New York Yankees pitcher Hideki Irabu is dead, according to multiple reports in Japan. He was 42.

Irabu was reportedly found dead in his California home Tuesday from a suspected suicide. According to NBC Sports, citing Japanese sources, Irabu hung himself.

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Companies Step Up to Pay Tax Bill for Man Who Returned Derek Jeter’s 3,000th Hit Ball

Christian Lopez, the 23-year-old fan who scooped up the home run ball after Derek Jeter notched his 3,000th hit and graciously returned it, was expected to be hit with a nasty tax bill for all the Yankees swag he got in exchange for his good deed.

Now companies are stepping up to help.

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Fan Who Gave Back Ball from Derek Jeter’s 3,000th Hit Could Face Between $5,000 and $13,000 in Taxes

When Christian Lopez caught the home run that was Derek Jeter's 3,000th hit last week, he gave the historic ball to the Yankee's shortstop without asking for any money, even though it may have fetched over $100,000 on the open market.

The taxman isn't being so generous with Lopez.

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Company for Derek Jeter? Here Are Five Players With a Shot At 3,000 Hits

So, who's next?

When Derek Jeter became just the 28th player in Major League Baseball history to collect 3,000 hits Saturday, he cemented a legacy already encased in stone. For the New York Yankees captain, his resume had already passed inspection by baseball's Hall of Fame.

Now that he's crashed the 3,000-hit party, we can focus our attention on who might one day join this fraternity. It's an achievement within arm's length of several big league bats. The question remains, however -- is time on their side?

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Derek Jeter Scores 3000th Hit, Fan Returns Ball [VIDEO]

Playing in front of a sold-out hometown crowd on Saturday, Derek Jeter sent his record-setting 3,000th hit deep into left-field, making him the 28th major leaguer and first New York Yankees player to reach the hitting milestone.

And who caught the potentially money-making ball? Christian Lopez, a 23-year-old fan whose girlfriend gave him tickets to the game as a birthday present.

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Derek Jeter Chase For 3,000 Hits To Air On HBO

New York Yankees captain, Derek Jeter, is about to get his own HBO special. HBO has announced plans to air a documentary on Jeter's pursuit of 3,000 career hits. Major League Baseball productions is following Jeter for a one-hour special already titled, "Derek Jeter 3K"

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New York Yankees vs Cleveland Indians On June 12th [PHOTOS]

I'm a huge Yankees fan, and I was lucky enough to watch the Bronx Bombers play today. Here's the best photos I took from the game.

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Yogi Berra Hospitalized

New York Yankees legend Yogi Berra was taken to the hospital yesterday after the 85-year-old Hall of Famer tripped inside a clubhouse and fell before a Yankees spring training game. According to Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman,

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