Mariano Rivera makes final All-Star Game appearance [Photos]

American League pitcher Mariano Rivera (42) of the New York Yankees is interviewed during the American League workout day for the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (John Munson/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports)

American League pitcher Mariano Rivera (42) of the New York Yankees is interviewed during the American League workout day for the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (John Munson/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports)

Tuesday night served as the 13th and final All-Star Game appearance for the legendary Mariano Rivera. Seemingly ageless, the New York Yankees closer since 1995 will be retiring at season’s end.

They say a photo is worth a thousand words. If that’s the case, then enjoy several snapshots of Rivera’s Midsummer Classic curtain call.

American League pitcher Mariano Rivera (42) of the New York Yankees comes out to the field during the American League workout day for the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (John Munson/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports)

American League pitcher Mariano Rivera (42) of the New York Yankees comes out to the field during the American League workout day for the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (John Munson/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports)

American League pitcher Mariano Rivera (42) of the New York Yankees stretches in the outfield before the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (William Perlman/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports)

American League pitcher Mariano Rivera (42) of the New York Yankees stretches in the outfield before the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (William Perlman/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports)

American League pitcher Mariano Rivera (42) of the New York Yankees walks onto the field for batting practice before the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

American League pitcher Mariano Rivera (42) of the New York Yankees walks onto the field for batting practice before the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

American League pitcher Mariano Rivera (42) of the New York Yankees before the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports)

American League pitcher Mariano Rivera (42) of the New York Yankees before the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports)

American League pitcher Mariano Rivera (42) of the New York Yankees stands between members of the military before the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (William Perlman/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports)

American League pitcher Mariano Rivera (42) of the New York Yankees stands between members of the military before the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (William Perlman/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports)

American League pitcher Mariano Rivera (42) of the New York Yankees laughs with Torii Hunter in the dugout in the 8th inning in the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (William Perlman/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports)

American League pitcher Mariano Rivera (42) of the New York Yankees laughs with Torii Hunter in the dugout in the 8th inning in the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (William Perlman/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports)

The American League all stars cheer for American League pitcher Mariano Rivera (not pictured) of the New York Yankees during the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

The American League all stars cheer for American League pitcher Mariano Rivera (not pictured) of the New York Yankees during the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

American League pitcher Mariano Rivera (42) of the New York Yankees comes into the game during the eighth inning during the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

American League pitcher Mariano Rivera (42) of the New York Yankees comes into the game during the eighth inning during the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

American League pitcher Mariano Rivera (42) of the New York Yankees gestures after coming into the game during the eighth inning during the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

American League pitcher Mariano Rivera (42) of the New York Yankees gestures after coming into the game during the eighth inning during the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

American League pitcher Mariano Rivera (42) of the New York Yankees gestures after coming into the game during the eighth inning during the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

American League pitcher Mariano Rivera (42) of the New York Yankees gestures after coming into the game during the eighth inning during the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

American League pitcher Mariano Rivera (42) of the New York Yankees throws against the National League during the eighth inning during the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

American League pitcher Mariano Rivera (42) of the New York Yankees throws against the National League during the eighth inning during the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

American League pitcher Mariano Rivera (42) of the New York Yankees is awarded the MVP trophy for the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

American League pitcher Mariano Rivera (42) of the New York Yankees is awarded the MVP trophy for the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

American League pitcher Mariano Rivera (42) of the New York Yankees walks off the field after the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (John Munson/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports)

American League pitcher Mariano Rivera (42) of the New York Yankees walks off the field after the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (John Munson/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports)