Monday, May 25, 2009

1994 Score #237 Larry Andersen

1993 Phillies - The Bullpen

Uniform Number: 47
1993 Stats: Pitching in 64 games, Larry compiled a 2.92 ERA, with a record of 3-2.
1993 Notable: David West was the lefty set-up man, and Larry was the righty set-up man. Like David West, Larry had a stellar season, holding right-handers to a .199 average and surrendering only 21 walks in 61.2 innings. Also like David West, Larry struggled in the Postseason, giving up 9 runs in 6 innings.
How Acquired: First stint - Purchased from the Seattle Mariners, July 29, 1983; Second stint - Signed as a free agent formerly with the San Diego Padres, December 18, 1992
Phillies Career: As a player - 1983-1986, 1993-1994; As a pitching coach with AA Reading and AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre - 1995-1997; As a broadcaster - 1998-current
How Departed: First stint - Released, May 13, 1986 (Signed with the Houston Astros); Second stint - Granted free agency and retired, October 28, 1994

As each year goes by, Larry is cementing his place in Phillies lore as one of the most important (and most popular) figures in the history of the organization.

2 comments:

MattR said...

That is a cool looking card

Jim said...

And I think the guy at first was out!