The save was first 'invented' in MLB in 1969 and then officially adopted a few years later. It is a statistic that awards a relief pitcher for finishing a game that his team wins by a small margin (3 runs or less). It was in the 1970s that 'Relief Specialists' started to become a big part of the game. Are you an expert on baseball 'closers'? Get ready, because here comes the 1st pitch!
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