Product Description & Features
by Steiner Sports
- This 8x10 Sepia Tone Photograph depicts Mariano Entering The Game
- This photograph was taken by photographer Anthony J. Causi and is part of the Anthony J. Causi Collection
- Please note this photo comes does NOT contain the signature of Mariano Rivera
Mariano Rivera is arguably the greatest relief pitcher in the history of baseball. His dominance and ability to lock down wins is legendary. Originally a starting pitcher Rivera advanced his career to iconic status after making the transition to the bullpen. It was there that he perfected his cutter a pitch that is both consistent and devastating. He spent the 1996 season setting up John Wetteland en route to capturing a World Series title. In 1997 with Wetteland's departure Rivera became the full-time closer a role he has owned ever since. The 10-time All-Star has been a key cog in 5 World Series Championships was named MVP of both the 1999 World Series and the 2003 ALCS and is currently second on the all-time career saves list behind Trevor Hoffman.
This photograph was taken by photographer Anthony J. Causi and is part of the Anthony J. Causi Collection.
Anthony James Causi was born and raised in Brooklyn New York. Anthony is an award winning professional photographer and digital journalist. After starting out as a photo runner at the New York Post working with the hardest working photographers in New York City he quickly graduated from assistant to editor to photographer. As a photographer he found his true passion and has been fortunate enough to photograph professional sporting events around the world. For the past seventeen years Anthony has covered all the major sporting events including numerous World Series NBA championship's Superbowls Heavyweight Championship Boxing matches as well as professional Golf and Tennis Grand Slam events. Anthony's photographs have been published in all facets of media from Newspapers and Magazines to television shows and movies.