Phil Leftwich

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Phil Leftwich
Pitcher
Born: (1969-05-19) May 19, 1969 (age 45)
Lynchburg, Virginia
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 29, 1993 for the California Angels
Last MLB appearance
May 6, 1996 for the California Angels
Career statistics
Win-Loss 9-17
Earned run average 4.99
Strikeouts 102
Teams

Phillip Dale Leftwich (born May 19, 1969) is a former professional baseball player who played three seasons for the California Angels of Major League Baseball. He also played two seasons in Japan for the Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes.

Biography[edit]

Leftwich was born in Lynchburg, Virginia and graduated from Brookville High School in Lynchburg. He played college baseball at Radford University,[1] where he was Radford University's first all-conference and all-state pitcher. In 1988 and 1989, he was named All-Big South.[2]

Leftwich was the first person to go into major league baseball from Radford University.[3] In 1995 he was inducted into the Radford University Athletic Hall of Fame as part of its inaugural class.[4]

He was drafted by the California Angels in the 2nd round of the 1990 Major League Baseball Draft.[5] Leftwich played his first MLB game on July 29, 1993.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Phil Leftwich Stats". Baseball-Reference.Com. Retrieved December 10, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Radford Major League Baseball Players". The Official Home of Radford Athletics. Retrieved December 10, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Radford Major League Baseball Players". The Official Home of Radford Athletics. Retrieved December 10, 2012. 
  4. ^ "100 Moments in Radford Athletics History". The Official Home of Radford Athletics. Retrieved December 10, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Brandon Inge Stats". Baseball-Reference.Com. Retrieved December 10, 2012. 

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