Al Leiter Speaker Profile
Retired Pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays
Al Leiter Biography
Two Time World Series champ, Al Leiter was born October 23, 1965 in Toms River, New Jersey and is a retired left-handed starting pitcher. He attended Central Regional High School. He is now a studio analyst for MLB Network.
Leiter finally got over his injury troubles in 1993, making 32 appearances (12 starts) for the Blue Jays. That year he appeared in 5 postseason games and even picked up a win in relief (and hit a double) in Game One of the 1993 World Series, as the Blue Jays went on to win their second consecutive World Championship. Leiter pitched effectively for the Blue Jays for the next two seasons before departing via free agency in 1996
Following the 1995 season, Leiter left Toronto and signed with the Florida Marlins as a free agent. In his first season as a Marlin, Leiter made his first All-Star team, going 16-12 with a 2.93 ERA and 200 strikeouts. On May 11 of that year, Leiter pitched a no-hitter against the Colorado Rockies, the first in Marlins history.
In 1997, Leiter won another World Series as the Marlins beat the Cleveland Indians. Leiter started Game 7 for the Marlins, pitching 6 innings and giving up two earned runs while being credited with a no decision. The Marlins would go on to win the game 3-2 in 11 innings to capture the championship.
Leiter has won nearly every philanthropic award MLB offers, including the 2000 Roberto Clemente Award. Branch Rickey award in 1998.
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