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Mariano Rivera

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Birthday
29, 1969
Birthplace
Panama City, Panama
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
29, 1969 (age 48)
Birthplace
Panama City, Panama

About

Legendary New York Yankees relief pitcher who was a 13-time MLB All-Star and the 2000 World Series MVP. He set the MLB record for career saves with 652 and is widely regarded as the best closer of all time.

Before Fame

He used milk cartons and tree branches to play baseball while growing up in Panama.

Trivia

He was signed as a starting pitcher by the Yankees, but the team found that he was much better suited coming out of the bullpen.

Family Life

He had three sons, Mariano Jr, Jafet, and Jaziel, with his wife Clara.

Associated With

He won 5 World Series Championship alongside shortstop Derek Jeter on the Yankees.