Mariano Rivera is arguably the greatest closing pitcher to ever play the game of baseball. On September 19 2011 Mariano Rivera became the all-time saves leader in MLB history recording his 602nd career save passing Trevor Hoffman for sole possession of first place. Rivera has led the majors 3 times in saves in 1999 45 2001 50 and 2004 53 . Rivera has recorded at least 30 saves in every season since 1997. Rivera is a five time World Series Champion and was awarded the 1999 WS MVP award and
the 2003 ALCS MVP award. This Mariano Rivera autograph is guaranteed authentic and includes a Steiner Sports Certificate of Authenticity and an accompanying tamper-evident Steiner Hologram. The Steiner Seal Means It s Real. Steiner Sports is the Official Memorabilia Partner of Mariano Rivera and the New York Yankees.