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Metallica plays before Mariano Rivera Day at Yankee Stadium

The legendary New York Yankees closer would come into games with Metallica's "Enter Sandman" playing on the stadium PA system, and the band played the song live in a pre-game ceremony honoring Rivera

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    Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees walks out of the bullpen before the game against the San Francisco Giants during interleague play on September 22, 2013 at Yankee Stadium. Rivera was honored by the New York Yankees today with Mariano Rivera Day. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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    Members of Metallica wait to for their cue to enter the outfield prior to the game against the San Francisco Giants during interleague play on September 22, 2013 at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees honored their closing pitcher Mariano Rivera in a pregame ceremony. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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    A customized amplifier presented to Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees by Metallica sits on the field during the Mariano Rivera Day pregame ceremony on September 22, 2013 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
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    James Hetfield of Metallica waits to perform "Enter Sandman" to honor pitcher Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees during the Mariano Rivera Day pregame ceremony before an interleague game against the San Francisco Giants on September 22, 2013 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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    James Hetfield of Metallica waits to perform "Enter Sandman" to honor pitcher Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees during the Mariano Rivera Day pregame ceremony at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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    James Hetfield of Metallica shows off his special guitar pick before they play "Enter Sandman" to honor pitcher Mariano Rivera during the pregame ceremony at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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    James Hetfield and Robert Trujillo of Metallica perform "Enter Sandman" to honor pitcher Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees during the Mariano Rivera Day pregame ceremony on September 22, 2013 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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    James Hetfield and Robert Trujillo (L) of Metallica perform Enter Sandman to honor pitcher Mariano Rivera #42 of the New York Yankees during the Mariano Rivera Day pregame ceremony during an interleague game against the San Francisco Giants on September 22, 2013 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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    James Hetfield, Robert Trujillo and Lars Ulrich of Metallica perform "Enter Sandman" to honor pitcher Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees during the Mariano Rivera Day pregame ceremony at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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    James Hetfield of Metallica performs "Enter Sandman" to honor pitcher Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees during the Mariano Rivera Day pregame ceremony on September 22, 2013 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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    James Hetfield and Robert Trujillo of Metallica play "Enter Sandman" to honor New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera in a pregame ceremony at Yankee Stadium. Rivera was honored by the Yankees with Mariano Rivera Day. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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    Guitar picks honoring Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees rest on the microphone of Metallica's James Hetfield before the game against the San Francisco Giants on September 22, 2013 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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    Mariano Rivera shakes hands with James Hetfield of Metallica in front of a customized amplifier given to him by the band, during the Mariano Rivera Day pregame ceremony on September 22, 2013 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
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    Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees stands with Metallica, and a customized amplifier given to him by the band, during the Mariano Rivera Day pregame ceremony on September 22, 2013 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
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    Mariano Rivera throws a pitch in the ninth inning against the San Francisco Giants during interleague play on September 22, 2013. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)