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Jonathan Robert Papelbon
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 4", Weight 230 lb.
- School Mississippi State University
- High School Bishop Kenny High School
- Debut July 31, 2005
 Biographical Information
Papelbon became the quickest player in major league history to reach 200 saves when he recorded the milestone save in his 359th appearance, against the New York Yankees on June 7, 2011. Mariano Rivera has set the mark before him, needing 382 games to get to 200 saves. He recorded his 300th save on June 10, 2014, by which time he was pitching for the Philadelphia Phillies. Having needed 552 games, he was second-fastest to that level, after Trevor Hoffman and was the 26th to attain the figure.
Papelbon's brothers, twins Jeremy and Josh, played baseball at the University of North Florida. Jeremy was selected by the Chicago Cubs in the 19th round of the 2006 Amateur Draft, while Josh was picked by the Boston Red Sox in the 48th round that year.
 Notable Achievements
- 5-time All-Star (2006-2009 & 2012)
- 30 Saves Seasons: 7 (2006-2012)
- 40 Saves Seasons: 1 (2008)
- Won a World Series with the Boston Red Sox in 2007.