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 Samuel Leever

Samuel Leever

Birth
Goshen, Clermont County, Ohio, USA
Death 19 May 1953 (aged 81)
Goshen, Clermont County, Ohio, USA
Burial Goshen, Clermont County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 20718 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. Born in Goshen, Ohio, he was a right-handed pitcher making his debut for the Pittsburgh Pirates on May 26, 1898. For thirteen seasons, he played with the Pittsburgh Pirates (1898-1910), won 20 or more games four times and was member of the Pirates first World Series Championship (1909). In 1903, he led the National League in winning percentage .791, earned run average 2.06 and shutouts with 7. He concluded his career with a record of 193 wins,101 loss, 847 strikeouts, 241 complete games, 39 shutouts, 13 saves and a .2.47 earned run average. He died at age 81 in Goshen, Ohio.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 2 Mar 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20718
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Leever (23 Dec 1871–19 May 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20718, citing Goshen Cemetery, Goshen, Clermont County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .