This original fine are print features Mariano Rivera (“Mo”). Mariano Rivera was the most famous relief pitcher in Major League baseball. A Panamanian-American, he played 19 seasons for the New York Yankees (1995 to 2013). Also nicknamed the "Sandman", because his pitches were so effective that hitters felt as if they were asleep at the plate. He spent most of his career as a relief pitcher and served as the Yankees' closer for 17 seasons.
This photograph is shot by Chuck Solomon. It was mastered from the original negative or digital image and published under a licensing agreement and is printed on high quality archival fine art paper. Each print comes with an authorized Certificate of Authenticity.
Chuck Solomon has been photographing sports, action, and lifestyle for the past thirty-five years. A former staff photographer, as well as a current contributor, at Sports Illustrated; his photographs have appeared on the cover of that magazine more than forty times. Equally proficient at shooting action as well as portraits and picture stories, he is also the photographer and author of a series of children's books including Our Soccer League, Playing Hockey and Major League Batboy.
Chuck has received numerous awards for his photographs, including placement in the prestigious POY competition and he has had an image named by Sports Illustrated as one of the One Hundred Greatest Sports Photographs of All Time. Time.com named one of his images as one of the Twenty-Four Greatest World Series Photographs of All Time.
Chuck Solomon's collection is produced by his consent and is available in multiple sizes.