The Mariano Rivera goodbye tour is heavy into fatigue territory, but the Hard Rock Café may actually be helping fans sick of the long farewell with its recent announcement.
The chain says it is retiring “Enter Sandman” from all its restaurants except the Yankee Stadium location in honor of Rivera, Darren Rovell of ESPN reports.
The move is meant to honor “one of the greatest athletes of our generation,” Hard Rock director of operations David Miller said.
The company has 173 locations in 53 countries, and it’s the first time it’s retired a song.
Hard Rock International is also giving Rivera a Martin D-18 acoustic guitar from 1939 and a check for his foundation, according to the report.
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