Yanks' Rivera tops jersey sales

The Sports Xchange
The SportsXchangeSeptember 26, 2013


Young stars are dominating MLB jersey sales, but retiring New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera holds the top spot among jersey sales on MLB.com since the All-Star break.
Of the top 20 players on the list, 16 are under 30 years old, with Rivera followed by New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey, Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig, Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado and San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey.
Harvey, Puig, Machado, Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout (No. 10) and Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper (No. 15) are under 25 years old.
Top 20 most popular jerseys on MLB.com since the All-Star break:
Based on sales on MLB.com/Shop of Majestic jerseys since the 2013 All-Star break
1. Mariano Rivera, New York Yankees
2. Matt Harvey, New York Mets
3. Yasiel Puig, Los Angeles Dodgers
4. Manny Machado, Baltimore Orioles
5. Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants
6. Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers
7. Yadier Molina, St. Louis Cardinals
8. Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates
9. Yoenis Cespedes, Oakland Athletics
10. Mike Trout, LA Angels of Anaheim
11. Dustin Pedroia, Boston Red Sox
12. Derek Jeter, New York Yankees
13. David Wright, New York Mets
14. Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers
15. Bryce Harper, Washington Nationals
16. Chris Davis, Baltimore Orioles
17. Hyun-Jin Ryu, Los Angeles Dodgers
18. David Ortiz, Boston Red Sox
19. Robinson Cano, New York Yankees
20. Paul Goldschmidt, Arizona Diamondbacks