Lelivelt was a bulky, slow-footed outfielder who became an outstanding minor league
manager. He compiled a .331 minor league batting average from 1906 through 1925,
the last five seasons as a playing manager. Over 21 seasons, his teams won 1861 games
for a .564 percentage, including three Pacific Coast League titles.
FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»May 20, 1913: The Yankees snag 22-year-old SS Roger Peckinpaugh from Cleveland, sending in exchange Bill Stumpf and Jack Lelivelt. Peckinpaugh played in fewer than 100 games over three seasons, but will start in New York.