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Larry HerndonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1971-1988 MLB Years: 1974-1988
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Drafted
World Series Champion

PositionsOF-1337, DH-120Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLarry Darnell Herndon
Height6-3Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 3,1953 [64.350]PlaceSunflower,Mississippi
High SchoolDouglass (Memphis,TN)
CollegeTennessee State University (Nashville,TN), Skyline College (San Bruno,CA)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (56th overall) of the 1971 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 4,1974 [20.305]
OrganizationsDET [7] SFN [7] SLN [5] Awards1
TBC Player ID12734Retrosheet IDhernl001MLBAM ID115836
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (OF) in 1976
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed64Power61Contact45XBH54RBIs55Runs54Hitting67Durability49Team.521Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1971GCL CardinalsGCLRk-174013813332008000000000.239.239.254.493352138.239.015.014.2240.000.000.000.000.006.06
1972GCL CardinalsGCLRk-183111316295309000000000.257.257.354.611408113.257.097.097.2740.000.000.000.000.0027.59
1972Cedar RapidsMidwA-18721160001000000000.286.286.286.5726021.286.000.000.2610.000.000.000.000.000.00
1972St. PetersburgFSLA+-18728240000000000000.143.143.143.2864028.143.000.000.1300.000.000.000.000.000.00
1972Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         45162193953010000000000.241.241.309.550508162.241.068.068.2480.000.000.000.000.0020.51
1973St. PetersburgFSLA+-191414858313995341000000000.287.287.344.63116717485.282.057.058.2850.000.000.000.62161.6712.23
1974ArkansasTexAA-20132498741421610241000000000.285.285.369.65418428498.282.084.084.2970.000.000.000.40249.0019.72
1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln46of201213100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.9220.000.000.000.000.000.00
1975PhoenixPCLAAA-211154274911564244000000000.269.269.316.58513512427.266.047.047.2670.000.000.000.47213.5010.43
1975TulsaAmerAAA-21229613235015000000000.240.240.323.56331696.232.083.083.2550.000.000.001.0496.0026.09
1975Totals for AAA-AAA         13752362138114349000000000.264.264.317.58116618523.260.053.054.2650.000.000.000.57174.3313.04
1976PhoenixPCLAAA-2214578142115000000000.246.246.368.61421457.232.122.123.2790.000.000.001.7557.0028.57
1976San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31of2211533742971132231210234523004.288.337.356.69312016365.328.068.142.3246.3012.331.960.55168.5016.49
1977San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31of2349109132643154252012014.239.278.358.636398117.284.119.183.2794.2717.094.000.85109.0030.77
1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31of241514715212215913213835711131212.259.311.335.64615825521.303.076.161.2956.7213.632.030.19471.0020.49
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31of25132354359114573686297013253.257.313.384.69713626389.301.127.215.3097.4617.992.411.8050.5728.57
1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31of26139493541271711849881991144110.258.284.385.66919036521.299.127.166.2983.6517.474.791.5461.6328.35
1981San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31of2796364481051585411562055133212.288.325.415.74015128391.326.127.206.3335.1214.072.751.2872.8026.67
1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet31of2815761492179211323881293892124320.292.332.480.81229557659.310.188.256.3575.7713.962.423.4926.7031.84
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet31of29153603881822892092934695306620.302.351.478.82928857658.328.176.262.3646.9914.442.073.0430.1531.32
1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet31of301254075211418574362326321318.280.333.400.73316330445.315.120.209.3307.1914.161.971.5758.1426.32
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet31of3113744245108127123721337911119.244.298.385.68317031478.273.141.217.3046.9016.532.392.5136.8328.70
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet31of32106283337013183721274010523.247.310.385.69510922316.258.138.237.3088.5412.661.482.5335.3831.43
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet31of33892253273132947102335006012.324.378.520.89811724254.342.196.302.3859.0613.781.523.5425.0032.88
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet31dh347617416395042001233710308.224.313.322.635569201.257.098.224.29411.4418.411.611.9943.5023.08
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter15374877605133418676107550925735379316323824125.274.322.409.73119933695316.306.135.215.0006.6414.922.252.0145.5827.66
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter509186325950545239154000000000.271.271.334.605623771863.268.063.063.0000.000.000.000.48207.0015.25
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter15158070152135454000000000.262.262.322.58418722580.257.060.060.0000.000.000.000.69145.0014.47
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter132498741421610241000000000.285.285.369.65418428498.282.084.084.0000.000.000.000.40249.0019.72
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1485138514395341000000000.279.279.333.61217117513.275.054.055.0000.000.000.000.58171.0011.89
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter721160001000000000.286.286.286.5726021.286.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter71251296273017000000000.247.247.299.5467510251.247.052.052.0000.000.000.000.000.0016.13
Detroit Tigers Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter84327483587651103783364321722244194281380.278.331.436.76711982303011.303.158.244.0007.3714.651.992.7633.1130.07
San Francisco Giants Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter68221282445687639241866040131352728101145.267.310.373.6837941392304.309.106.177.0005.6915.282.691.0488.6724.47
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1213100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625146414120811581063784234313.274.322.409.73121039560.306.135.215.0006.6414.922.252.0145.5827.66
Average Minor - Per 162 games16259382161147349000000000.271.271.334.60519825593.268.063.063.0000.000.000.000.48207.0015.25

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln20OF1--1---111.0001.00------128.30.6
1976San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn22OF110--226884242234.9672.13------11595.767.9
1977San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn23OF44--8724-9389.9572.02------4989.827.2
1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn24OF149--369310-382372.9742.50------15198.792.0
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25OF122--1961082214206.9631.69------13292.475.3
1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26OF122--2478111266255.9592.09------13987.875.8
1981San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27OF93--207851220215.9772.31------9696.983.8
1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet28OF155--3281163345339.9832.19------15798.795.7
1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet28DH3---------------1571.91.9
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet29OF133--2836151304289.9512.17------15386.982.1
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet29DH19---------------15312.411.7
1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet30OF117--19973-209206.9861.76------12593.672.2
1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet30DH4---------------1253.22.5
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet31OF136--273774287280.9762.06------13799.384.5
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet32OF83--15622-160158.9881.90------10678.351.2
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet32DH18---------------10617.011.1
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet33OF57--824118786.9891.51------8964.035.2
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet33DH23---------------8925.814.2
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet34DH53---------------7669.732.7
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet34OF15--21---21211.0001.40------7619.79.3
MLB Totals for OF - 14 season(s)-   OF1337--267576801728312751.9722.06------13370.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 6 season(s)-   DH120---------------1200.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln20---------1-
1976San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn22---------110-
1977San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn23---------44-
1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn24---------149-
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25---------122-
1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26---------122-
1981San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27---------93-
1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet28---------1553
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet29---------13319
1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet30---------1174
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet31---------136-
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet32---------8318
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet33---------5723
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet34---------1553

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB3025110011001200000.200.333.8001.133416.000.600.80016.6733.332.0016.675.00100.00
1984Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB30515150013003200000.333.444.533.9778118.333.200.40016.6711.110.675.5615.0020.00
1987Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB3339131002001100000.333.400.444.8444110.375.111.22210.0010.001.000.000.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs514241013002300000.286.375.571.9468216.300.285.42912.5018.751.506.2514.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs515150013003200000.333.444.533.9778118.333.200.40016.6711.110.675.5615.0020.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1992Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet38Hitting Coach1627587.46321.06Sparky Anderson
1993Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet39Hitting Coach1628577.52510.04Sparky Anderson
1994Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet40Hitting Coach1155362.46118.05Sparky Anderson
1995Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet41Hitting Coach1446084.41726.04Sparky Anderson
1996Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet42Hitting Coach16253109.32739.05Buddy Bell
1997Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet43Hitting Coach1627983.48819.03Buddy Bell
1998Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet44Hitting Coach1626597.40124.05Larry Parrish,Buddy Bell
2005Lakeland TigersFSLA+Minordet51Hitting Coach1338548.639--1Mike RojasLost in Finals
2006Lakeland TigersFSLA+Minordet52Hitting Coach1366868.50010.04Mike Rojas-
2007Lakeland Flying TigersFSLA+Minordet53Hitting Coach1405387.37930.56Kevin Bradshaw
2008Lakeland Flying TigersFSLA+Minordet54Hitting Coach1376770.48917.54Andy Barkett
2009Lakeland Flying TigersFSLA+Minordet55Hitting Coach1305575.42325.56Andy Barkett
2010Lakeland Flying TigersFSLA+Minordet56Hitting Coach1387167.5148.54Andy Barkett
2011Lakeland Flying TigersFSLA+Minordet57Hitting Coach1386474.46414.05Dave Huppert
2012Lakeland Flying TigersFSLA+Minordet58Hitting Coach1317358.5574.02Dave HuppertLeague Champions
2013Lakeland Flying TigersFSLA+Minordet59Hitting Coach1326468.48514.04Dave Huppert
2014Lakeland Flying TigersFSLA+Minordet60Hitting Coach1376275.45314.55Dave Huppert
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1982American League Player of the Week (May 17-May 23)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1988-11-04Released by Tigers. 
1987-12-14ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1987-11-09Released by Tigers. 
1986-12-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1986-11-12Released by Tigers. 
1981-12-09TradeTraded by Giants to Tigers for Mike Chris and Dan Schatzeder. 
1975-05-09TradeTraded by Cardinals with Luis Gonzalez to Giants for Ron Bryant. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Detroit TigersTeam Payroll31675,000-129679++370,78060,000675,000
1986Detroit TigersTeam Payroll32687,500-160978++386,34760,0001,362,500
1987Detroit TigersTeam Payroll33225,000-3172055344,90660,0001,587,500
1988Detroit TigersTeam Payroll34375,000-2761561392,10762,5001,962,500
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red