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.