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Mariano Rivera to Receive Dedicated Plaque in Yankee Stadium’s Monument Park

class="ui-droppable">Mariano Rivera helped the New York Yankees win five World Series, and many consider him to be the game’s greatest closer. As such, he'll become the 37th Bronx Bomber to receive a plaque in Yankee Stadium’s Monument Park this summer, according to the Associated Press.

Rivera is Major League Baseball's all-time leader with 652 regular-season saves, but his dominance in the postseason, where he holds career bests in both ERA (0.70 over 141 innings) and saves (42), was even more impressive.

Rivera closed out three of the Yankees’ five World Series-clinching wins (1998, 1999 and 2000).

Mike Foss of USA Today put Rivera's dominance into context:

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