Tony Phillips was the first batter to face Mariano Rivera in the major leagues. He was a strikeout victim on May 23, 1995. And, it appears that Nick Markakis will be the last batter to face Mariano Rivera. He hit into a double-play on April 30, 2012.
Who was in uniform for both of those games? Just Rivera and Buck Showalter.
Now, there’s a trivia question for you.