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Archives - 2001 Dec. 3 - Feb. 04
Archives - 2002 Feb 11 - May 03
Archives - 2002 May 4 - Nov. 9
Archives - 2002 Nov. to last month

Most outstanding of the outstanding sesaons

             Saves BS W L  ERA Ing. Comment

Marberry `26    22 ? 12 7  3.00 158  ``first relief specialist`` (5 starts)

W.Moore   `27   13 ? 19 7  2.28 213  12 starts. Relieving didn`t catch on

Page     `49    27 ? 13 8  2.60 135  fine WS, too. Give Yankees credit.

Konstanty `50   22 ? 16 7  2.66 152  MVP; pitched the most Ing. in WS

Kinder `53      27 ? 10 6  1.85 107  38 years old; relievers not respected!

Arroyo   `61    29 ? 15 5  2.19 119  Face was 1st to have long career as RP

Perranoski `63  21 ? 16 3  1.67 129  then McDaniel, Wilhelm, & Perranoski

Radatz      `64 29 ? 16 9  2.29 157  set the standard for snarly relief type

Wilhelm     `64 27 ? 12 9  1.99 131  HoF, but no Eck as starter or reliever

Regan    `66    21 ? 14 1  1.62 117  ``The Vulture`` due to W-L; good WS

Abernathy `67   28 ?  6 3  1.27 106  prototypical side-arm reliever

McDaniel`70     29 ?  9 5  2.01 112  70s Yankees had continuous great closers

Sanders `71     31 ?  7 12 1.92 136  see Harvey - and don`t forget Tatum

Lyle  `72       35 ?  9 5  1.92 108  Yankee won Cy Young in `77

Hiller `73      38 ? 10 5  1.44 125  ``retired`` after `70 heart attack

Sutter  `77     31 ?  7 3  1.34 107  uniqueness made AL all-stars helpless

Gossage  `78    27 ? 10 11 2.01 134  4 Sv, 6 Ing, 0 R in WS for Yanks

Kern      `79   29 ? 13 5  1.57 143  see Harvey - and remember Minton?

Sutter    `79   37 ?  6 6  2.23 101  Cy Young winner

Fingers `81     28 ?  6 3  1.04  78  MVP of strike shortened season

Quisenberry`83  45 ?  5 3  1.94 139  had 33 & 35 Saves in `80 & `82

W.Hernandez `84 32 1  9 3  1.92 140  MVP; BS came after clinch; WS star

Sutter      `84 45 ?  5 7  1.54 123  Relievers are most common trade victim.

M. Davis   `89  44 ?  4 3  1.85  93  Cy Young winner; see Harvey

Thigpen   `90   57 ?  4 6  1.83  89  see Harvey

Eckersley `90   48 ?  4 2  0.61  73  great in ALCS, bad WS

Harvey     `91  46 ?  2 4  1.60  79  last of 1 year wonders?

L. Smith   `91  47 ?  6 3  2.34  73  primary closer for 7 teams

Eckersley   `92 51 2  7 1  1.91  80  Cy Young; weak play-off

Mesa    `95     46 2  3 0  1.13  64  excellent post season

R.Myers   `97   45 1  2 3  1.51  60  perfect in ALCS, flawed WS

Hoffman    `98  53 1  4 2  1.48  73  great in play-offs until WS

Rivera      `99 45 4  4 3  1.83  69  perfect post-season

Rivera `01      50 7  4 6  2.34  81  p.s: 2-1, 5 Sv., 1.13 ERA, 16 Ing., 14 K

Gagne   `02     52 4  4 1  1.97  82

Gagne    `03    55 0  2 3  1.20  82

Foulke   `03    43 5  9 1  2.08  83

Wagner   `03    44 3  1 4  1.78  85

Rivera   `03    40 6  5 2  1.66  71  p.s.: 1 W, 5 Sv, 0 BS, 1 R, 16 Ing., 14 K

Smoltz   `03    45 4  0 2  1.12  64

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