On Sunday, Yankees legend Mariano Rivera will become the first unanimous inductee into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
But at John F. Kennedy airport in New York City on Tuesday, Rivera received his first plaque of the week.
Delta officially changed the name to Gate B42 to "The Mariano Rivera Gate" in honor of Rivera before his induction ceremony into the Hall of Fame.
"Not every day you have a gate dedicated to you and I have the honor and the blessing to be one of those men that have a gate dedicated to me," Rivera told the media at the announcement. "So I'm humbled and happy for that."
Rivera also discussed the rollercoaster of emotions he's experienced leading up to this momentous weekend...