The Story of Mariano Rivera

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  • Mariano Rivera, a Baseball Legend
  • From Fisherman to Baseball Star
  • From Local to Major League
  • From Panama to New York
  • Show and Improve
  • Major League Debut
  • Relentless Spirit
  • What a Relief
  • An All-Star Is Born
  • Topping the Charts
  • Overcoming Injury
  • World Series Performance
  • Road to Retirement
  • 42 Is Put to Rest
  • Life After Baseball

Mariano Rivera, a Baseball Legend

It’s a season of mixed emotions for Yankee fans across the nation. After 19 seasons, one of the best closers in Major League Baseball, Mariano “Mo” “The Sandman” Rivera, is retiring. In honor of baseball’s all-time saves leader, with 652, BET.com takes a look at the life and career of Mariano Rivera. — Dominique Zonyéé

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