Mariano Rivera

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Mariano Rivera (born November 29, 1969) is a Panamanian-American former professional baseball pitcher who played 19 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Yankees, from 1995 to 2013. Nicknamed "Mo" and "Sandman", he spent most of his career as a relief pitcher and served as the Yankees' closer for 17 seasons. A thirteen-time All-Star and five-time World Series champion, he is MLB's career leader in saves (652) and games finished (952). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mariano Rivera has received more than 2,532,414 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Mariano Rivera is the 32nd most popular baseball player (down from 29th in 2019), the 29th most popular biography from Panama (down from 26th in 2019) and the most popular Panamanian Baseball Player.

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Among baseball players, Mariano Rivera ranks 32 out of 70Before him are Reggie Jackson, Carl Yastrzemski, Roger Clemens, Bob Gibson, Derek Jeter, and Tom Seaver. After him are Hank Greenberg, Ernie Banks, Manny Ramirez, Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa, and Pedro Martínez.

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Among people born in 1969, Mariano Rivera ranks 347Before him are Óscar Ruiz, Olivier Beretta, Ravindra Prabhat, Andrew Bryniarski, RZA, and Reginald Arvizu. After him are Kristy Swanson, Max Martini, Tore Pedersen, Allan McNish, Meredith Monroe, and Stéphane Lannoy.

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In Panama

Among people born in Panama, Mariano Rivera ranks 29 out of 59Before him are Martín Torrijos (1963), Jorge Illueca (1918), Belisario Porras Barahona (1856), Lloyd La Beach (1922), Pablo Arosemena (1836), and Julio Dely Valdés (1967). After him are Alfredo Anderson (1978), Felipe Baloy (1981), Irving Saladino (1983), Jaime Penedo (1981), Luis Tejada (1982), and Román Torres (1986).


Among baseball players born in Panama, Mariano Rivera ranks 1

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