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Treasure Mariano Rivera Because You Will Never See Perfection Like This Again

is a word that must be used cautiously.

And perfection in the sense intended here does not mean always perfect.

Every fan of the New York Yankees can remember a base hit in the bottom half of a ninth inning of a seventh game of a World Series in 2001 when we all felt our team would win because Mo was closing.

We can also remember home runs in crucial games in Fenway Park which we could not believe Number 42 had actually given up.

But Mariano Rivera is perfection.

Mariano Rivera is the perfect closer.

His record is not without stains, but he is still perfect.

An analysis of the numbers brings some clearer cognition, but not justice, to the role Mariano Rivera has played.

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - New York Yankees


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