Mariano Rivera

Mariano Rivera is a Panamanian right-handed baseball pitcher who has spent his entire 17-year Major League Baseball (MLB) career with the New York Yankees. Nicknamed "Mo", Rivera has served as a relief pitcher for most of his career, and since 1997, he has been the Yankees' closer. An 11-time All-Star and five-time World Series champion, Rivera has accumulated 563 saves, the second-most in MLB history, and has won the American League (AL) Rolaids Relief Man Award five times.