Naming Rights

Mariano brings his A game to the Bronx—again
May 19, 2014

NEW YORK CITY honored Mariano Rivera last week by renaming River Avenue, a street bordering Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, after the celebrated closer. Rivera may have more saves than anyone in history, but with only one street in his name, he ranks behind many other baseball greats on the alltime list of concrete tributes.

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Number of roadways

Ted Williams 6

Pete Rose 4

Joe DiMaggio 6

Lou Gehrig 3

Hank Aaron 6

Stan Musial 4

Jackie Robinson 8

Ty Cobb 5

Babe Ruth 11

Cy Young 4

Mickey Mantle 8

Willie Mays 5

SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE

The former owner of the English soccer club Fulham, Mohamed Al Fayed, blamed the team's relegation last week on the removal of a "charmed" statue of Michael Jackson that sat outside the stadium.

PHOTOROBERT SABO/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS (RIVERA) PHOTOHY PESKIN/SI (WILLIAMS) PHOTOCHUCK SOLOMON FOR SI (ROSE) PHOTOHERB SCHARFMAN FOR SI (DIMAGGIO) PHOTOHERB SCHARFMAN FOR SI (AARON) PHOTOUPI/BETTMANN/CORBIS (GEHRIG) PHOTOUPI/BETTMANN/CORBIS (RUTH) PHOTOJOHN G. ZIMMERMAN/SI (MUSIAL) PHOTOWALTER IOOSS JR. (ROBINSON) PHOTOAP (COBB) PHOTONATIONAL BASEBALL LIBRARY/GETTY IMAGES (YOUNG) PHOTORICHARD MEEK FOR SI (MAYS) PHOTORICHARD MEEK FOR SI (MANTLE) PHOTOALASTAIR GRANT/AP (STATUE)

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)