Sam Leslie


Pro Baseball Career

Memphis Chicks (1927-1929)

• Batting leader with an average of .376 (’29)

New York Giants (1929-1933, 1936-1938)

• In a 4-way tie for fifth place in number of pinch hits made in a season at 22 (’33)

Brooklyn Dodgers (1933-1935)

• Played in 146 games with a batting average of .332

• Career batting average of .304.


Did You Know?

Sam Leslie played in two “Cross Town” World Series in which the New York Yankees were pitted against the New York Giants (’36, ‘37).