14. Al Leiter
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: October 23, 1965 in Toms River, NJ USA
  • Weight: 200 lbs.
  • Height: 6'2"
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: L
  • Debut: September 15, 1987
  • Final Game: October 02, 2005
  • TSN All-Star - 1996
  • Branch Rickey Award - 1999
  • Roberto Clemente Award - 2000
Al Leiter would have a very long career in Major League Baseball, nineteen seasons in total.  Seven of those were with the New York Mets, which were the most consistent of his career.  Arriving to New York after winning a World Series in Florida, Leiter would be a top or near top of the rotation player for all of his seven years in New York.  Leiter would win 10 Games or more in all of his Mets seasons, accumulating 95 in total.  He would also represent the Mets in the All Star Game in 2000.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Pitcher
  • Acquired: Traded from the Florida Marlins with Ralph Milliard for Rob Stratton, A.J. Burnett and Jesus Sanchez 2/6/98.
  • Departed: Signed as a Free Agent with the New York Yankees 1/6/06.
  • Games Played: 213
  • Notable Statistics: 95-67 Record
    213 Games Started
    3.42 ERA
    10 Complete Games
    1,360 Innings Pitched
    1,106 Strikeouts
    3.92 FIP
    1.300 WHIP
    28.0 bWAR
  • Major Accolades and Awards: All Star Game (2000)
    Highest Fielding Percentage by a Pitcher (1998, 2000, 2003 & 2004)
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