Jeff Labrecque
May 09, 2014 AT 04:00 AM EDT

TheCloser

type
Book
Current Status
In Season
author
Wayne Coffey, Mariano Rivera
publisher
Little, Brown and Company
genre
Memoir

We gave it an C+

Reporters who covered soft-spoken Mariano Rivera for 19 seasons will not be surprised by his autobiography. It’s honest but elusive; you have to read between the lines when he talks about controversial teammates, though he does chide easy targets like Roger Clemens and Robinson Cano. The Closer is the anti-Ball Four, a polite, sanitized — and, yes, occasionally touching — example of what it means to be a true Yankee. C+

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