By Ken Rappoport
Who're the best pitchers within the background of baseball? who're the best pitchers pitching this present day? What makes a tumbler nice? From the heroes of the day gone by like Cy younger to fashionable superstars like Mariano Rivera, writer Ken Rappoport seems to be at ten of the best ballplayers (Grover Cleveland Alexander, Lefty Grove, Walter Johnson, Sandy Koufax, Christy Mathewson, Satchel Paige, Mariano Rivera, Nolan Ryan, Warren Spahn, Cy younger) to ever stand atop a major-league pitcher's mound.
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