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New York Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera(notes) (age 41) became the all-time saves leader on Monday, passing retired pitcher Trevor Hoffman(notes).

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Saves chart
Career saves leaders
Active players in bold

Rank Player Throws Seasons ERA HR Saves
1 Mariano Rivera R 17 2.22 65 602
2 Trevor Hoffman R 18 2.87 100 601
3 Lee Smith R 18 3.03 89 478
4 John Franco L 21 2.89 81 424
5 Billy Wagner(notes) L 16 2.31 82 422
6 Dennis Eckersley R 24 3.50 347 390
7 Jeff Reardon R 16 3.16 109 367
8 Troy Percival(notes) R 14 3.17 85 358
9 Randy Myers L 14 3.19 69 347
10 Rollie Fingers R 17 4.19 123 341
11 John Wetteland R 12 2.93 73 330
12 Roberto Hernandez R 17 3.45 96 326
13 Francisco Cordero(notes) R 13 3.18 55 323
14 Jose Mesa R 19 4.36 151 321
15 Todd Jones R 16 3.97 93 319
16 Rick Aguilera R 16 3.57 138 318
17 Robb Nen R 10 2.98 51 314
18 Tom Henke R 14 2.67 64 311
19 Rich Gossage R 22 3.01 119 310
20 Jeff Montgomery R 13 3.27 81 304
21 Doug Jones R 16 3.30 86 303
22 Jason Isringhausen(notes) R 15 3.62 78 300
Bruce Sutter R 12 2.83 77 300
24 Francisco Rodriguez R 10 2.53 48 291
25 Armando Benitez R 15 3.13 95 289

Statistics as of Sept. 19, 2011

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