'30 With Murti' Podcast: What Was It Like To Face -- And Beat -- Mariano Rivera?

Sweeny Chats With David Wright, Luis Gonzalez, Others

Sweeny Murti
July 17, 2019 - 1:51 pm
The Yankees' Mariano Rivera reacts to giving up the game-winning home run to Shea Hillenbrand of the Boston Red Sox on April 13, 2002.

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Mariano Rivera received 100% of the votes in January in being elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. He will be inducted this weekend in Cooperstown, New York.  

But even Mariano wasn’t successful 100% of the time. Ever wonder what it was like to face him, and even beat the greatest closer of all-time? 

Related: '30 With Murti' Podcast: Mariano Rivera Reflects On Hall Of Fame Career

This special edition of “30 With Murti” features Sandy Alomar Jr., Luis Gonzalez, David Wright and others, including the only man to ever hit a walk-off grand slam against Rivera, former Cleveland Indians infielder Bill Selby.  

You can listen/subscribe to '30 With Murti' at RADIO.COM, the RADIO.COM app, iTunes and other places where podcasts are found. Follow Sweeny on Twitter at @YankeesWFAN.

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