Friday, March 02, 2012


Rivera's cutter will go down in history as greatest pitch ever thrown-Klapisch

3/1/12, "Rivera’s cutter, in fact, will go down in history as the greatest individual pitch ever thrown. Sports Illustrated considered Sandy Koufax’s curveball, Nolan Ryan’s fastball and Bruce Sutter’s splitter as worthy rivals, but none were as precise on the corners."

Rivera, left, chats with fellow reliever Rafael Soriano after a recent warm up catch. photo Bergen Record, Pedota

3/1/12, "Klapisch: Yankees' Mariano Rivera tried but failed to teach signature pitch," Bob Klapisch, Bergen Record
Goose Gossage, 1/12/2006:
"It's an insult to me to even be compared to Mariano Rivera, it really is."
Gossage Beyond Compare,” Denver Post, Jim Armstrong

10/31/11, "Silly Goose: Mariano Rivera and the Myth of the Seven-Out Save," Kevin Baker, Guest at Baseball Prospectus, "Baseball ProGuestUs"

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