HomePolitical NewsWATCH: President Trump Makes Epic Entrance With Metallica Blasting to President Medal of Freedom to Mariano Rivera Mike Vance September 16, 2019 Former Yankees closer and Hall of Fame pitcher Mariano Rivera was at the White House Monday to receive the Medal of Freedom from President Trump. While making their entrance "Enter Sandman" by Metallica blasted through the speakers. Rivers earned the nickname "Sandman" while he was the closer for the Yankees for nearly two decades. President Trump described Rivera as "maybe the greatest pitcher of all time." The internet went nuts when the caught a glimpse of President Trump and Mariano Rivera walking into the East Room of the White House. President Trump Makes Epic Entrance with "The Sandman" Enter Sandman Full video here: https://t.co/oy4gv8nWio pic.twitter.com/MQDmdSH41J — CSPAN (@cspan) September 16, 2019 The reactions across Twitter were great: That was pretty badass — Paul M Winters (@RealPaulWinters) September 16, 2019 Alright!! Enter Sandman at the WH is just straight up awesome!! — Chris Hollowell (@JudgeHollowell) September 16, 2019 MAGA MAGA MAGA MAaaaaa..Metallica!!! — rachel pk (@rachelifeisgood) September 16, 2019 More Stories on President Trump: You Won't Believe the State That Leads in Campaign Donations for President Trump Fox News Poll Shows Trump Losing to Every Democratic Candidate Trump on American Workers: 'They're the World's Greatest Labor Force' Congratulations to Mariano Rivera on the award. The best closer in MLB history now has a Presidential Medal of Freedom to add to his ledger.