New York Yankees

NY Yankees closer Mariano Rivera still in class by himself

Ronald MonestimeCorrespondent ISeptember 8, 2010

Milwaukee Brewers reliever Trevor Hoffman notched the 600th save of his career against the St. Louis Cardinals Tuesday night, becoming the first closer in Major League Baseball history to reach this milestone.

And although he’ll be a first-ballot Hall of Famer when his illustrious career comes to an end, Hoffman will always finish a distant second to New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera in debates ranking the best relievers of all-time.

Click here to read the rest of this article on Examiner.com, which includes relevant links and a special video presentation detailing how Mariano Rivera has been so dominant over the course of his career.

Where can I comment?

Stay on your game

Latest news, insights, and forecasts on your teams across leagues.

Choose Teams
Get it on the App StoreGet it on Google Play

Real-time news for your teams right on your mobile device.

Download
Copyright © 2017 Bleacher Report, Inc. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. All Rights Reserved. BleacherReport.com is part of Bleacher Report – Turner Sports Network, part of the Turner Sports and Entertainment Network. Certain photos copyright © 2017 Getty Images. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of Getty Images is strictly prohibited. AdChoices