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Vivan Alexander Lindaman (October 28, 1877 – February 13, 1927) was a professional baseball player who played pitcher in the Major Leagues from 1906 to 1909.

Vive Lindaman
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Born: (1877-10-28)October 28, 1877
Charles City, Iowa
Died: February 13, 1927(1927-02-13) (aged 49)
Charles City, Iowa
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 14, 1906, for the Boston Beaneaters
Last MLB appearance
July 7, 1909, for the Boston Doves
MLB statistics
Win–loss record36-60
Earned run average2.92

Lindaman went 24–7 for the Eastern League's Jersey City Skeeters in 1905, and he made his major league debut the following season. In his first start with the Boston Beaneaters, he shut out Brooklyn 1–0. Despite throwing 32 complete games (third in the league) as a rookie, he finished 12–23; his team was shut out in eight of his losses.

Lindaman kept in shape by walking 17 miles a day as a mail carrier.[1]


  1. ^ "The Ballplayers - Vive Lindaman". Retrieved 2010-10-25.

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