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Is Mariano Rivera the best closer of all time?

New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera has accomplished many feats in his career, but the CBC's Shane Foxman explains why he is the best of all time.

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Mariano Rivera is often referred to as the greatest relief pitcher. 2:24

He's lived in the dreams of many, and created nightmares in many others. 

But The Sandman, Mariano Rivera, is in reality arguably the greatest relief pitcher of all time. 13 All-Star appearances are just impressive part of his resume. 

But what really sets the New York Yankees closer apart from the rest of his peers? 

The CBC's Shane Foxman explains why he's the best closer the game has ever seen.

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