12. Mariano Rivera
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What word would you use to describe Mariano Rivera’s career: Amazing, Extraordinary, Inexplicable, or something else?
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Mariano Rivera was one of the most dominant relief pitchers in the history of Major League Baseball. Although he was born in and spent much of his childhood in Panama, he became a naturalized-US citizen in 2015. Rivera threw for the New York Yankees from 1995 to 2013 and earned the Cy Young award four times as well as numerous other awards. Rivera also received recognition for his efforts in philanthropy and was honored when the MLB named the American League Reliever of the Year Award after him.