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Samuel Leever (Deacon or The Goshen Schoolmaster)

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 10½", Weight 175 lb.

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Sam Leever pitching

The two most similar pitchers to Sam Leever were his teammates with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Deacon Phillippe and Jesse Tannehill.

He was called "The Goshen Schoolmaster" because he taught at Goshen High School for seven years before he signed his first professional baseball contract.

[edit] Notable Achievements

  • NL ERA Leader (1903)
  • 3-time NL Winning Percentage Leader (1901, 1903 & 1905)
  • NL Games Pitched Leader (1899)
  • NL Saves Leader (1899)
  • NL Innings Pitched Leader (1899)
  • NL Shutouts Leader (1903)
  • 15 Wins Seasons: 8 (1899, 1900, 1902-1906 & 1908)
  • 20 Wins Seasons: 4 (1899, 1903, 1905 & 1906)
  • 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 8 (1899, 1900 & 1902-1907)
  • 300 Innings Pitched Seasons: 1 (1899)
  • Won a World Series with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1909 (he did not play in the World Series)

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