Sam Nahem

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Sam Nahem
Sam Nahem Cardinals.jpg
Pitcher
Born: (1915-10-19)October 19, 1915
New York City
Died: April 19, 2004(2004-04-19) (aged 88)
Berkeley, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
October 2, 1938, for the Brooklyn Dodgers
Last MLB appearance
September 11, 1948, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Win-Loss 10–8
Earned run average 4.69
Strikeouts 101
Teams

Samuel Ralph "Subway Sam" Nahem (October 19, 1915 – April 19, 2004), born in New York City, was a pitcher for the Brooklyn Dodgers (1938), St. Louis Cardinals (1941), and Philadelphia Phillies (1942 and 1948).

Samuel Nahem was Jewish,[1] and is of north and eastern African descent. Nahem also was the uncle of former MLB outfielder Al Silvera.

Baseball career[edit]

In 1942 he was 9th in the NL in games finished (16), and in 1948 he was 7th in the league (17).

In 4 seasons he had a 10–8 Win–loss record. In 90 games, he started 12 games and had 3 complete games, 42 games finished, 224⅓ innings pitched, 222 hits allowed, 138 runs, 117 Earned Runs, 8 Home Runs, 127 Walks, 101 Strikeouts, 7 Hit Batsmen, 9 Wild Pitches, and a 4.69 ERA.

He died in Berkeley, California at the age of 88.

Fact[edit]

In between, Nahem played winter ball with the Navegantes del Magallanes club of the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League, where he pitched 14 consecutive complete games in the 1946-47 season to set a league record that still stands today.[2]

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Google Books
  2. ^ Gutiérrez, Daniel; González, Javier (2006); Records de la Liga Venezolana de Béisbol Profesional. LVBP. ISBN 978-980-6996-01-4

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