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Yankees closer Mariano Rivera honored by crosstown-rival Mets and FDNY at Citi Field

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    New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera, center, receives a fire call box plaque, left, from New York City Fire Commissioner Sal Cassano, left, and a fire hose nozzle from New York Mets Chief Operating Officer Jeff Wilpon before an interleague baseball game against the New York Mets at Citi Field in New York, Tuesday, May 28, 2013. Rivera, who is retiring at the end of this season, is on a farewell tour. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) (The Associated Press)

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    New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera, center, reacts as he receives a fire call box plaque, left, from New York City Fire Commissioner Sal Cassano, left, and a fire hose nozzle from New York Mets Chief Operating Officer Jeff Wilpon before an interleague baseball game against the New York Mets at Citi Field in New York, Tuesday, May 28, 2013. Rivera, who is retiring at the end of this season, is on a farewell tour. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) (The Associated Press)

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    New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera (42) poses with a fire hose nozzle he received from New York City Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano and New York Mets Chief Operating Officer Jeff Wilpon before an interleague baseball game against the New York Mets at Citi Field in New York, Tuesday, May 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) (The Associated Press)

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    New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera, right, receives a fire call box plaque plaque and fire hose nozzle from New York City Fire Commissioner Sal Cassano, left, before an interleague baseball game against the New York Mets at Citi Field in New York, Tuesday, May 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) (The Associated Press)

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    New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera, center, smiles as he receives a fire call box plaque, left, from New York City Fire Commissioner Sal Cassano, left, and a fire hose nozzle from New York Mets Chief Operating Officer Jeff Wilpon before an interleague baseball game against the New York Mets at Citi Field in New York, Tuesday, May 28, 2013. Rivera, who is retiring at the end of this season, is on a farewell tour. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) (The Associated Press)

Yankees closer Mariano Rivera has been honored by the New York Mets and FDNY before his final scheduled visit to Citi Field.

Mets chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon presented Rivera with a mounted fire hose nozzle, and New York City Fire Commissioner Sal Cassano gave baseball's career saves leader a mounted call box during a brief ceremony Tuesday inside the ballpark.

Rivera, who plans to retire after this season, also accepted an invitation from Wilpon to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before Tuesday night's Subway Series game between the crosstown rivals, weather permitting. The start was delayed by rain.

Wilpon said although it seems unlikely, he'd like to see Rivera again in the World Series.