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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
David Eugene Laroche
Stat Years
1968-1983  [mlb] 1970-1983
Height/Weight
6-2 / 200
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (671)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
West Torrance (Torrance,CA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the California Angels in Round #5 (#86 overall) of the 1967 Amateur Entry Draft (Jan-Sec Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1970-05-11 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.362)
Service Time
Organizations
CAL [6] NYA [3] CLE [3] CHN [2] MIN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 14123 ... retro id: larod101 ... mlbam id: 117509
Relations
Father of Adam LaRoche, Father of Andy LaRoche
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1968Quad CitiesMidwA----201---572.363300000084.0763322029800001.258.140.003.118.573.542.76.417
    1968Minor Totals: byYearA----201---572.3633000033084.0763322029800001.258.140.003.118.573.542.76.417
    1969San JoseCalifA+----212---213.861100000021.02111908190001.389.000.003.438.144.712.38.667
    1969El PasoTexAA----212---632.943300000049.0431616025460001.397.900.004.598.452.941.84.667
    1969Minor Totals: byYearA+/AA----212---843.2144000044070.0642725033650001.398.230.004.248.363.471.97.667
    1970HawaiiPCLAAA----223---601.242200000058.031118019670000.864.810.002.9510.401.713.531.000
    1970California AngelsALMLBcal37223Log - Sp - Ext - Perf413.44380001138449.2412019621441141.257.431.093.817.973.622.10.800
    1970Minor Totals: byYearAAA----221---601.2422000022058.031118019670000.864.810.002.9510.401.713.531.000
    1970MLB Totals: CALbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf413.48380001138449.7412019621441141.267.501.103.848.053.662.10.800
    1971California AngelsALMLBcal16234Log - Sp - Ext - Perf512.50560003256972.0552120327632011.146.880.383.387.882.632.33.833
    1971MLB Totals: CALbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf512.50560003256972.0552120327632011.146.880.383.387.882.632.33.833
    1972Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin17245Log - Sp - Ext - Perf572.836200043621095.1723330939792161.166.800.853.687.463.122.03.417
    1972MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf572.846200043621095.3723330939792161.176.810.853.697.483.122.03.417
    1973Chicago CubsNLMLBchn17256Log - Sp - Ext - Perf415.80450002245454.1553735729341011.559.111.164.805.636.131.17.800
    1973MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf415.82450002245454.3553735729341011.559.151.164.825.666.161.17.800
    1974WichitaAmerAAA----267---135.06600000032.037191807170001.3810.410.001.974.785.342.43.250
    1974Chicago CubsNLMLBchn17267Log - Sp - Ext - Perf564.79494002145592.01035449947496331.6310.080.884.604.795.281.04.455
    1974Minor Totals: byYearAAA----261---135.06600006032.037191807170001.3810.410.001.974.785.342.43.250
    1974MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf564.79494002145592.01035449947496331.6310.080.884.604.795.281.04.455
    1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle17278Log - Sp - Ext - Perf532.196100041611782.1612620557944021.436.670.556.2310.282.841.65.625
    1975MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf532.196100041611782.3612620557944021.446.690.556.2510.302.851.65.625
    1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle17289Log - Sp - Ext - Perf142.246100043612196.15725242491040011.105.330.194.589.722.342.12.200
    1976MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf142.256100043612196.35725242491040011.105.340.194.599.742.342.12.200
    1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle172910Log - Sp - Ext - Perf225.30130001113418.215131137181001.187.231.453.378.686.272.57.500
    1977California AngelsALMLBcal172910Log - Sp - Ext - Perf653.104600039461381.1643128837610021.247.080.894.096.753.431.65.545
    1977MLB Totals: CLE-CALbyYearMLB----292Log - Sp - Ext - Perf873.5159000505917100.07944391144791021.237.110.993.967.113.961.80.533
    1978California AngelsALMLBcal173011Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1092.825900046592595.2733530748700021.266.870.664.526.593.291.46.526
    1978MLB Totals: CALbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1092.845900046592595.7733530748700021.276.900.664.546.623.311.46.526
    1979California AngelsALMLBcal173112Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7115.575310025521085.210754531332590121.6211.241.373.366.205.671.84.389
    1979MLB Totals: CALbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7115.605310025521085.710754531332590121.6311.301.373.386.235.701.84.389
    1980California AngelsALMLBcal173213Log - Sp - Ext - Perf354.085291017434128.012262581439890131.268.580.982.746.264.362.28.375
    1980MLB Totals: CALbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf354.085291017434128.012262581439890131.268.580.982.746.264.362.28.375
    1981New York YankeesALMLBnya343314Log - Sp - Ext - Perf412.49261001425047.0381613316241011.157.280.573.064.603.061.50.800
    1981MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf412.49261001425047.0381613316241011.157.280.573.064.603.061.50.800
    1982Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-3415---313.7717000917431.0271713214201011.327.840.584.065.814.941.43.750
    1982New York YankeesALMLBnya343415Log - Sp - Ext - Perf423.42250001525050.0541919411310011.309.720.721.985.583.422.82.667
    1982Minor Totals: NYAbyYearAAA----341---313.7717000917431.0271713214201011.327.840.584.065.814.941.43.750
    1982MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf423.42250001525050.0541919411310011.309.720.721.985.583.422.82.667
    1983Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-3516---115.4070004728.111551780032.1611.881.087.568.645.401.14.500
    1983New York YankeesALMLBnya34,383516Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0018.0010001101.02221000002.0018.009.000.000.0018.000.00.000
    1983Minor Totals: NYAbyYearAAA----351---115.5670004728.311551780032.2212.221.117.788.895.561.14.500
    1983MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0018.0010001101.02221000002.0018.009.000.000.0018.002.00.000
    MLB Totals (15 yrs)65583.5364715103816321261,049.391944841194459819187291.317.880.813.947.033.841.78.528
    American League Totals (13 yrs)56513.265531110338542117903.076135732778383736114251.277.580.783.827.343.561.92.523
    National League Totals (2 yrs)975.179440043909146.315891841676837341.609.730.994.685.115.611.09.563
    Minor League Totals24162.89129000131296283.32461129131092571041.257.820.103.478.173.562.36.600
    Minor: A Totals572.3633000033084.0763322029800001.258.140.003.118.573.542.76.417
    Minor: A+ Totals213.8611000011021.02111908190001.389.000.003.438.144.712.38.667
    Minor: AA Totals632.9433000033049.0431616025460001.397.900.004.598.452.941.84.667
    Minor: AAA Totals1153.075200013526129.310652443471121041.197.390.213.287.813.632.38.688
    California Angels Totals (6 yrs)35323.66304101017029465512.34622232085120438633141.308.120.903.596.783.921.89.522
    Cleveland Indians Totals (3 yrs)892.511350009513542197.31336455101132165031.256.070.465.169.862.921.91.471
    Chicago Cubs Totals (2 yrs)975.179440043909146.315891841676837341.609.730.994.685.115.611.09.563
    Minnesota Twins Totals (1 yrs)572.846200043621095.3723330939792161.176.810.853.697.483.122.03.417
    New York Yankees Totals (3 yrs)833.12521003051098.0943734827551021.238.630.732.485.053.402.04.727
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1970California AngelsALMLBcal3722pL-S-E-P1388021000001000001.250.333.375.708931.250.125.25011.110.000.000.00.0050.0
    1971California AngelsALMLBcal1623pL-S-E-P25611010000001301000.091.167.091.2581310.091.000.1257.6923.083.000.00.000.0
    1972Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin1724pL-S-E-P36211210000003601000.091.286.091.3771510.273.000.20020.0040.002.000.00.000.0
    1973Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1725pL-S-E-P4454120000001000000.500.600.5001.100520.250.000.50020.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1974Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1726pL-S-E-P55027492002001400000.333.357.407.76428112.111.074.3913.5714.294.000.00.0022.2
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)2516171530020071302001.246.324.295.61970183.164.049.31310.0018.571.860.00.0020.0
    American League Totals (3 yrs)15630241000005902001.133.257.167.4243751.200.034.19013.5124.321.800.00.0025.0
    National League Totals (2 yrs)95315112002002400000.355.394.419.81333132.129.064.4076.0612.122.000.00.0018.2
    Chicago Cubs Totals (2 yrs)95315112002002400000.355.394.419.81333132.129.064.4076.0612.122.000.00.0018.2
    California Angels Totals (2 yrs)9419031000002301001.158.238.211.4492241.158.053.1889.0913.641.500.00.0033.3
    Minnesota Twins Totals (1 yrs)6211210000003601000.091.286.091.3771510.273.000.20020.0040.002.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1970California AngelsALMLB22P38050.0570112121.0000.300.2423.5100.06
    1971California AngelsALMLB23P56072.0081098.8890.100.1134.6100.02
    1972Minnesota TwinsALMLB24P62095.02150017171.0000.300.1840.3100.02
    1973Chicago CubsNLMLB25P45054.1513312118.8570.400.3328.0100.03
    1974Chicago CubsNLMLB26P49092.03140017171.0000.300.1830.298.03
    1975Cleveland IndiansALMLB27P61082.17130020201.0000.300.2438.4100.01
    1976Cleveland IndiansALMLB28P61096.139301512.8000.200.1238.4100.01
    1977California AngelsALMLB29P46081.1590214141.0000.300.1728.4100.01
    1977Cleveland IndiansALMLB29P13018.21101221.0000.200.118.1100.011
    1978California AngelsALMLB30P59095.22140016161.0000.300.1736.4100.01
    1979California AngelsALMLB31P53085.24170021211.0000.400.2532.7100.01
    1980California AngelsALMLB32P520128.0516102221.9550.400.1632.5100.02
    1981New York YankeesALMLB33P26047.05400991.0000.300.1924.3100.04
    1982Columbus ClippersILAAA34P1700.03501881.0000.500.0012.1100.010
    1982New York YankeesALMLB34P25050.01300441.0000.200.0815.4100.09
    1983Columbus ClippersILAAA35P700.00202221.0000.300.005.0100.015
    1983New York YankeesALMLB35P101.00100111.0001.001.000.6100.016
    MLB Totals - (P)64701,047481448510.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)2400370310.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1970MLB38----------
    1971MLB56----------
    1972MLB62----------
    1973MLB45----------
    1974MLB49----------
    1975MLB61----------
    1976MLB61----------
    1977MLB59----------
    1978MLB59----------
    1979MLB53----------
    1980MLB52----------
    1981MLB26----------
    1982MLB25----------
    1982Minor17----------
    1983MLB1----------
    1983Minor7----------
    Totals671----------