Mariano Rivera and the 15 Best Closers in MLB History

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Mariano Rivera and the 15 Best Closers in MLB History
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Mariano Rivera clinched his 602nd career save yesterday when he closed out the Minnesota Twins with a scoreless ninth to seal a 6-4 Yankee victory. It was his 43rd save of the season.

But it was just another day for Mariano...well, another of his 602 days, I suppose. But on this day, Mariano Rivera eclipsed the 602 save mark, a mark which no other pitcher in history has passed, solidifying his place as one of the best—if not the best—closer of all-time.

Here are the top 15 closers of all-time and Mariano's place among them.

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