Mariano Rivera and Ray Lewis headlined the sports retirement class of 2013. Rivera had his classy farewell tour around the majors, and the amount of respect he had earned was perhaps best represented when Red Sox fans gave him a standing ovation at Fenway Park. Lewis earned a Hollywood ending by finishing his career with the Ravens' win against the 49ers in the Super Bowl.

But they had plenty of company in calling it a career, including some teammates, with Andy Pettitte and Hideki Matsui for Rivera, and Matt Birk for Lewis. Here's a look at them and others:

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