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Norm LarkerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1958-1963 MLB Years: 1958-1963
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World Series Champion

Positions1B-473, OF-82Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameNorman Howard John Larkin
Height6-0Weight200BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateDecember 27,1930PlaceBeaver Meadows,Pennsylvania
Death DateMarch 12,2007 [76.075]
High SchoolHazleton Area (Hazleton,PA)
MLB DebutApril 15,1958 [27.109]
OrganizationsLAN [4] MLN [1] SFN [1] HOU [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-21
TBC Player ID14115Retrosheet IDlarkn101MLBAM ID117499
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Player Notes:   Selected by the Houston Colt .45s from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1961 NL expansion draft (#23 Pick)
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed37Power53Contact88XBH55RBIs70Runs33Hitting72Durability71Team.514Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan5of-1b2799253327016542911292131508.277.352.427.77910825291.283.150.265.3469.977.220.721.3763.2535.71
1959Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan51b-of281083113790141849012625284112.289.344.418.76213023351.291.129.209.3397.417.120.962.2838.8825.56
1960Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan51b291334405614226357810362417929.323.368.430.79818934493.326.107.191.3557.304.870.671.0188.0023.94
1961Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan51b30972822976161538002422123711.270.326.387.71310922312.275.117.202.3107.697.050.921.6056.4028.95
1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou101b3114750658133195963117047743710.263.358.374.73218933590.274.111.249.33111.867.970.671.5356.2224.81
1963Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb91b326414715266011402242421222.177.297.238.535357176.202.061.211.25213.6413.641.000.57147.0026.92
1963San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn181b321914010000002200001.071.188.071.2591016.083.000.143.14212.5012.501.000.000.000.00
1963Totals for NL-NL         8316115276011402262621223.168.288.224.512367192.191.056.205.24213.5413.541.000.52161.0025.93
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter6671953227538971532271352111651623261953.275.347.390.7377611442229.284.115.221.0009.477.400.781.4461.0326.77
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter43712861543787210221942211592718211040.294.350.417.7675361041447.298.123.212.0007.956.360.801.5258.4527.51
Houston Colt 45s Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter14750658133195963117047743710.263.358.374.73218933590.274.111.249.00011.867.970.671.5356.2224.81
Milwaukee Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6414715266011402242421222.177.297.238.535357176.202.061.211.00013.6413.641.000.57147.0026.92
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1914010000002200001.071.188.071.2591016.083.000.143.00012.5012.501.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16247455131244866115140466513.275.347.390.73718535541.284.115.221.0009.477.400.781.4461.0326.77

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan27OF43--6131-6564.9851.49------9943.427.9
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan271B25--17814418196192.9807.68------9925.316.2
1959Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan281B55--45642553503498.9909.05------10850.935.3
1959Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan28OF30--356--41411.0001.37------10827.819.2
1960Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan291B119--914807811001994.9938.35------13389.577.3
1960Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan29OF2--3---331.0001.50------1331.51.3
1961Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan301B86--58952368644641.9957.45------9788.755.8
1961Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30OF1---------------971.00.6
1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou311B135--11481031110312621251.9919.27------14791.884.4
1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou31OF6--5---551.0000.83------1474.13.8
1963Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb321B42--32033323356353.9928.40------6465.625.9
1963San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn321B11--242232826.9292.36------1957.96.8
MLB Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B473--36293263534939903955.9918.36------4730.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF82--10491-114113.9911.38------820.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan27--25------43-
1959Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan28--55------30-
1960Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan29--119------2-
1961Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30--86------1-
1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou31--135------6-
1963Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb32--42--------
1963San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32--11--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1959Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB28616230000002300000.188.278.188.4663018.231.000.12511.1116.671.500.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs616230000002300000.188.278.188.4663018.231.000.12511.1116.671.500.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1963-08-08Purchased by Giants from Braves. 
1962-11-30TradeTraded by Astros to Braves for Connie Grob, Don Nottebart and Jim Bolger. 
1961-10-10Selected by Astros from Dodgers in expansion draft. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.