What Major League Baseball pitcher has the most career postseason shutouts?
Christy Mathewson, Hall of Fame pitcher with the New York Giants, is MLB's all time postseason shutout leader with 4. After Josh Beckett's shutout in Game 1 of the 2007 ALDS series with the Angels, he is tied for second place all time with Whitey Ford and Mordecai (Three Finger) Brown with 3 postseason shutouts.
There are two leagues in American major league baseball, the American League and the National League. The American League has the designated hitter rule which allows for someone other than the pitcher to bat in the pitcher's place. The pitcher does not bat in the American League. The National League does not have the designated hitter rule. The pitcher does bat in the National League.
What baseball player holds the American League record for shutouts in one season by a left-handed pitcher?
Which Major League Baseball player has played in the most postseason games and how many games it that?
Jon Papelbon Mariano Rivera (born November 29, 1969 in Panama City, Panama) is a relief pitcher for Major League Baseball's New York Yankees. He has the 4th most regular season career saves in Major League history, is the American League career leader, and has won 4 World Series titles with the Yankees. He is the all-time Major League postseason leader in saves and ERA. Nicknamed "Mo", Rivera is frequently referred to as the greatest postseason…