April 13, 1963 |
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|July 24, 1990 for the New York Yankees|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 7, 2001 for the Milwaukee Brewers|
|Earned run average||4.57|
Mark Edward Leiter (born April 13, 1963 in Joliet, Illinois) is a former right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who had an 11-year career from 1990-1999, 2001. Leiter grew up in Toms River, New Jersey.
Mark played for the New York Yankees, Detroit Tigers, California Angels and Seattle Mariners, all of the American League. He also played for the San Francisco Giants, Montreal Expos, Philadelphia Phillies and Milwaukee Brewers, all of the National League.
1990 Named "Best Control Pitcher" in the International League.
Named to 1991 Topps All Star Rookie Team
1994 Lead the American League in Inherited Runs Stranded.
Mark's brother, Al Leiter, was a successful major league pitcher.
Mark can also be seen on the internet, guest-appearing in several episodes of TheBackstopDOTnet's YouTube page, a business aimed towards sports cards and memorabilia.
Mark currently runs a pitching academy in Toms River, NJ that offers pitching lessons, coaching and instruction www.leiteradvantage.com
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