Where Does Mariano Rivera Rank in Yankee History? — Sports Survey of the Day
Mariano Rivera's great career is coming to an end. The Yankees are not likely to make the playoffs this season, which means Mo will hang up his cleats at the end of September.
So where does Rivera rank among Yankee all-time greats? After all, this is a team with quite a bit of history and superstars. He helped them to five World Series championships during his 19-year career. He's a 13-time All Star, World Series MVP and the all-time Major League leader in saves, with a staggering 652.
When the conversation of great Yankee players arises, is Mariano Rivera up there with Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, Yogi Berra, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle, etc.?