Mariano Rivera. Kneel Before Zod.

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Mariano Rivera. Kneel Before Zod.

Post by Blaidd Drwg » Fri Sep 27, 2013 10:26 pm

I'm no baseball guy but there's something about Rivera. Tremendous end to a tremendous career.

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Re: Mariano Rivera. Kneel Before Zod.

Post by msr2112 » Fri Sep 27, 2013 11:01 pm

Agreed. I'm not a Yankee fan, but he was something special.

When you think about how long he pitched and how ridiculous his numbers still are it's mind-boggling.

Also, the list of great relievers who had big blow-ups in the post-season and were never the same is pretty long. He just brushed off The Steal, the Steal pt. 2 and Luis Gonzalez and carried on like it was nothing.

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Re: Mariano Rivera. Kneel Before Zod.

Post by Bud Charniga's grape ape » Fri Sep 27, 2013 11:05 pm

The thing that I always found most impressive is that every batter he faced knew exactly what was coming -- cutter, middle-in -- and they still couldn't hit it.

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Re: Mariano Rivera. Kneel Before Zod.

Post by Turdacious » Sat Sep 28, 2013 10:15 am



Not a fan of tributes by opposing teams, but this one was done well.
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