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Andy Pettitte and Mariano Rivera: Amazing Longevity

Published by on April 21, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Both Andy Pettitte and Mariano Rivera started their careers in 1995 as New York Yankees.

Mariano has stayed put and has been with the Yankees since the start of his career, while Andy has been a Yankee for 12 of his 15 seasons.

Both Yankees have impressive career numbers:

Pettitte has over 2,000 strikeouts, 217 wins, and a career 3.88 ERA.

Rivera sports an impressive hall-of-fame stat line of 485 saves, close to 1,000 strikeouts, and an astonishing 2.28 ERA. These numbers secure a spot as one of the most dominate closers ever.

Both players are playoff studs winning MVP honors and even holding records such as lowest ERA (Rivera .77) and most saves (Rivera 34). They even share four r...

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