Rivera Sets MLB Save Record

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TORONTO, CANADA - SEPTEMBER 17: Mariano Rivera #42 of the New York Yankees is all smiles after tying the all time saves record of 601 during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays September 17, 2011 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

This should be enough to get into the Hall of Fame. New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera clinched his 602nd save Monday, a new Major League Baseball record. Fans at Yankee Stadium gave the pitcher a standing ovation as he retired the final three batters in the Yankees' 6–4 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Rivera has been the closer for the team since 1997. A representative for the ticket-resale website StubHub said that seats for the game were incredibly popular, and the most searched-for event on the site.