October 19, 1915|
New York City
|Died: April 19, 2004
|October 2, 1938, for the Brooklyn Dodgers|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 11, 1948, for the Philadelphia Phillies|
|Earned run average||4.69|
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).
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.
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.
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