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Trevor Hoffman holds up a bell commemorating his 479th career save on Sunday. (Lenny Ignelzi/AP)

Hoffman adding to
Hall of Fame credentials

Lost in the euphoria of Trevor Hoffman's 479th career save was a short phone call of congratulations from Commissioner Bud Selig. Full story >

'Trevor Time' on top

With 14 pitches and his usual dose of moxie, Trevor Hoffman recorded his 479th save and went into first place on the all-time list. Full story >



Features

Hoffman ties record
Trevor Hoffman secured his place in the record books with his 478th save, tying him with Lee Smith for first place all-time. Full story >

Colleagues salute exploits
Teammates and opponents alike agree that Hoffman’s saves record is a well-deserved honor for a first-class player. Full story >

Trevor Hoffman Archive & News:

Smith pulling for Trevor
Hoffman slams doors
Trevor Time: 400 saves

Photo Gallery

Check out photos from Hoffman's record-setting day in the final 2006 regular-season game at PETCO Park. Gallery >

Check out photos from throughout Trevor Hoffman's record-setting career as a closer with the Padres. Gallery >

VideoAudio

Milestone tracker
Save No. 479 was only one in a career full of unforgettable milestones for Trevor Hoffman. 350K

Hells Bells
Watch a montage of Trevor Hoffman's entrances to the song "Hells Bells" over the years. 350K

Hoffman's 479th save
Trevor Hoffman breaks Lee Smith's all-time saves record, pitching a perfect ninth at PETCO Park. 350K

Trevor Hoffman Shop

Authentic home jersey

1992 Bowman rookie card

Game-Used Collection