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Ranking the Most Infamous Closer Celebrations in MLB

Zachary D. RymerMLB Lead WriterDecember 25, 2016

There’s a saying in Major League Baseball that the toughest outs to get are the last three.

If so, well, then I suppose any pitcher who gets the last three outs in a ballgame deserves to celebrate a little.

There are plenty of closers around baseball who do just that. A fair number of them prefer to keep it simple with a little fist pump or a glove slap, or perhaps with a little hop off the mound. Harmless stuff, really.

Other closers prefer to put a little more personality into their celebrations. For these guys, showing some emotion isn’t enough. No, they need to share all their emotions and make a spectacle of themselves in the process.

B/R Pop Culture Lead Writer Gabe Zaldivar and I got together to discuss the most infamous closer celebrations in baseball today. As they always are, our ramblings were caught on video.

Leave your comments below if you have any, and you’re also welcome to follow Gabe and me on Twitter.

 

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