Mariano Rivera 602 Saves: Where Does He Rank Among Greatest Closers in History?

September 19, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments
Article Source: Bleacher Report - New York Yankees

Baseball’s greatest closer climbed atop a historic list today as he moved past former closer Trevor Hoffman in earning his 602nd career save.

Between Mariano Rivera‘s regular season and postseason prowess, it isn’t hard to believe that we may not see a closer with such dominance for years to come.

A 2.22 career ERA and astonishing 0.71 career postseason ERA will certainly help punch his ticket to Cooperstown as soon as he decides to hang it up and becomes eligible.

In recognition of Rivera’s amazing achievement, here are some of the best closers in MLB history.

Begin Slideshow

readers comments
  1. Lance on July 29th, 2014 12:58 pm



Yankee Tickets

Yankee Tickets

Shop Yankee

Shop Yankee