List: Five signature pitcher gestures

Dennis Eckersley

Like many closers, Fernando Rodney has a signature gesture. When he saves a game, he "shoots an arrow" to the sky, a move that is part Robin Hood, part Usain Bolt.

The problem is recently he has started performing this gesture before completing a save. He did so after finishing up the eighth inning in the All-Star Game and did it again Sunday against the Angels after getting the final out of the eighth.

But he still had three more outs to get and the first three batters in the ninth were Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton. The Angels rallied to win, and they, not Rodney, were shooting arrows after the game.

With that in mind, here are five closers with signature moves (listed in alphabetical order).

Dennis Eckersley

Al Hrabosky

Fernando Rodney

Jose Valverde

Brian Wilson

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