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October 4, 1960 |
|July 19, 1985, for the St. Louis Cardinals|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 29, 1996, for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
|Earned run average||3.93|
Boever pitched for Lindbergh High School in St. Louis, graduating in 1979. He then pitched for three colleges, one of which was UNLV before being signed as an undrafted free agent by the St. Louis Cardinals on June 25, 1982.
Major league reliever
A career reliever, Boever was most notable for throwing a palmball pitch. Nicknamed "Boever The Saver", he debuted in 1985 and was a closer for the 1989 Atlanta Braves collecting 21 saves. In 1992 he led the league in appearances for a pitcher, playing in 81 games for the Houston Astros. He retired in 1997.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
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