Mark Leiter

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Mark Leiter
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Pitcher
Born: (1963-04-13) April 13, 1963 (age 53)
Joliet, Illinois
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 24, 1990, for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
October 7, 2001, for the Milwaukee Brewers
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 65–73
Earned run average 4.57
Strikeouts 892
Teams

Mark Edward Leiter (born April 13, 1963) 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.[1]

Career[edit]

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.

As a member of the Giants, he won the 1994 Willie Mac Award honoring his spirit and leadership.

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 Forked River, New Jersey that offers pitching lessons, coaching and instruction www.leiteradvantage.net

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anastatisa, Phil (June 7, 2004). "Scout reflects on baseball love affair". Courier-Post. Retrieved October 23, 2007. 

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