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Larry ParrishTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1972-1988 MLB Years: 1974-1988
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Positions3B-1021, OF-407, DH-401, 1B-36, SS-1, 2B-1Position when Drafted3B-OFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLarry Alton Parrish
Height6-3Weight220BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 10,1953 [64.248]PlaceWinter Haven,Florida
High SchoolHaines City (Haines City,FL)
CollegeSeminole State College of Florida (Altamonte Springs,FL)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1972 by the Montreal Expos.
Signing ScoutsMel Didier
MLB DebutSeptember 6,1974 [20.300]
OrganizationsMON [10] TEX [7] BOS [1] Awards4Awards Voting2-129
TBC Player ID16355Retrosheet IDparrl002MLBAM ID120249
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (3B) in 1975
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed38Power84Contact29XBH80RBIs76Runs60Hitting61Durability67Team.474Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1972JamestownNYPLA--1862223325843428000000000.260.260.359.6198011223.247.099.099.2800.000.000.001.7955.7518.97
1972West Palm BeachFSLA+-1824010000000000000.250.250.250.500104.250.000.000.2280.000.000.000.000.000.00
1972Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         64227325943428000000000.260.260.357.6178111227.247.097.097.2790.000.000.001.7656.7518.64
1973West Palm BeachFSLA+-19138481821411461681000000000.293.293.447.74021536481.269.154.154.3300.000.000.003.3330.0625.53
1974Quebec CityEastAA-20119437611241421377000000000.284.284.414.69818129437.262.130.130.3160.000.000.002.9733.6223.39
1974Montreal ExposNLMLBmon503b20256991450040061922021.203.286.275.56119579.280.072.159.2577.5924.053.170.000.0035.71
1975Montreal ExposNLMLBmon15,503b21145532501463251065452874472514.274.314.410.72421847573.302.136.186.3274.8912.912.641.7553.2032.19
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon153b22154543651262851161264191216213.232.285.363.64819744593.257.131.199.2986.9115.352.221.8549.3634.92
1977Montreal ExposNLMLBmon153b2312340250991921146243771433911.246.314.386.70015532449.272.140.226.3068.2415.811.922.4536.5532.32
1978Montreal ExposNLMLBmon153b241445206814439415702332103251919.277.321.454.77523658560.320.177.237.3425.7118.393.222.6834.6740.28
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon153b251535448316739230825141101271118.307.357.551.90830071595.331.244.327.3926.8916.972.465.0418.1342.51
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon153b26126452551152731572263680418612.254.310.427.73719345501.274.173.243.3247.1915.972.222.9930.1339.13
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon153b27973494185193844002873053210.244.297.384.68113430385.284.140.221.3097.2718.962.612.0843.6335.29
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex9of28128440591161501762523084404012.264.314.414.72818232478.289.150.225.3266.2817.572.803.5625.8827.59
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex15of29145555761512642688004691309820.272.326.474.80026356613.280.202.285.3487.5014.851.984.2421.3537.09
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex15of-dh3015661372175421221012442116603720.285.336.465.80128565664.320.180.245.3546.3317.472.763.3127.8637.14
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex15of319434644861111751023377102213.249.314.434.74815029382.272.185.275.3308.6420.162.334.4520.3533.72
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex15dh321294646712822128943152114206716.276.347.509.85623651524.305.233.349.3709.9221.762.195.3416.5739.84
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex15dh3315255779149221321003149154304710.268.328.483.81126955613.312.215.307.3467.9925.123.145.2217.4136.91
1988Texas RangersALMLBtex15dh346824822479172600207920324.190.253.319.5727917273.242.129.210.2577.3328.943.952.5635.4336.17
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos251b34521581041507260183210104.259.298.424.7226712168.283.165.209.3234.7619.054.004.1722.5729.27
1988Totals for AL-AL         12040632881411452012811130428.217.270.360.63014629441.260.143.209.2826.3525.173.963.1729.0032.95
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter189167928501789360332569923036529135942315679187.263.318.439.75729836497450.293.176.253.0007.1018.242.573.4426.5336.28
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3211145175324321133186000000000.283.283.417.700477761145.262.134.134.0000.000.000.002.8834.7023.46
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter119437611241421377000000000.284.284.414.69818129437.262.130.130.0000.000.000.002.9733.6223.39
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter140485821421461681000000000.293.293.445.73821636485.269.152.153.0000.000.000.003.3030.3125.35
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter62223325843428000000000.260.260.359.6198011223.247.099.099.0000.000.000.001.7955.7518.97
Montreal Expos Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter96734114218962082410044417252496122031244688.263.315.426.74114523323735.292.163.234.0006.6716.392.462.6834.1137.05
Texas Rangers Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter872322341985214791495221310272715210313395.264.323.454.77714643053547.294.190.275.0007.6720.162.634.2021.6335.80
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter521581041507260183210104.259.298.424.7226712168.283.165.209.0004.7619.054.004.1722.5729.27
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625827315331322853345116435716.263.318.439.75725656638.293.176.253.0007.1018.242.573.4426.5336.28
Average Minor - Per 162 games162578881641661794000000000.283.283.417.70024138578.262.134.134.0000.000.000.002.8834.7023.46

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1974Montreal ExposNLMLBmon203B24--2051137271.9862.96------2596.014.9
1975Montreal ExposNLMLBmon213B143--1052913533431396.9192.77------14598.688.3
1975Montreal ExposNLMLBmon212B1---------------1450.70.6
1975Montreal ExposNLMLBmon21SS1---------------1450.70.6
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon223B153--1223102535457432.9452.82------15499.494.4
1977Montreal ExposNLMLBmon233B115--812252111327306.9362.66------12393.571.0
1978Montreal ExposNLMLBmon243B139--1222882320433410.9472.95------14496.585.8
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon253B153--1192902325432409.9472.67------153100.095.6
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon263B124--1062311815355337.9492.72------12698.476.5
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon273B95--91141167248232.9352.44------9797.988.0
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex28OF124--1901284210202.9621.63------12896.976.5
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex283B3---------------1282.31.9
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex28DH2---------------1281.61.2
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex29OF132--2151191235226.9621.71------14591.081.5
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex29DH13---------------1459.08.0
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex30OF81--153833164161.9821.99------15651.950.3
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex30DH63---------------15640.439.1
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex303B12--227133029.9672.42------1567.77.5
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex31OF69--11141-116115.9911.67------9473.442.9
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex31DH22---------------9423.413.7
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex313B2---3--331.0001.50------942.11.2
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex32DH98---------------12976.060.5
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex323B30--2335426258.9351.93------12923.318.5
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex33DH122---------------15280.375.3
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex333B28--1926464945.9181.61------15218.417.3
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex33OF1---------------1520.70.6
1988Texas RangersALMLBtex34DH67---------------6898.541.6
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos341B36--22125318249246.9886.83------5269.222.2
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34DH14---------------5226.98.6
MLB Totals for 3B - 13 season(s)-   3B1021--810191817116028992728.9412.67------10210.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF407--66935218725704.9711.73------4070.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 7 season(s)-   DH401---------------4010.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B36--22125318249246.9886.83------360.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1---------------10.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1974Montreal ExposNLMLBmon20-----24-----
1975Montreal ExposNLMLBmon21---11143-----
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon22-----153-----
1977Montreal ExposNLMLBmon23-----115-----
1978Montreal ExposNLMLBmon24-----139-----
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25-----153-----
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26-----124-----
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27-----95-----
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex28-----3---1242
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex29---------13213
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex30-----12---8163
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex31-----2---6922
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex32-----30----98
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex33-----28---1122
1988Texas RangersALMLBtex34----------67
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34--36-------14

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981Montreal ExposDiv SeriesMLB27520331001001300000.150.190.200.3904121.176.050.1004.7614.293.000.000.0033.33
1981Montreal ExposChamp. SeriesMLB27519252002001100000.263.300.368.6687220.278.105.1585.005.001.000.000.0040.00
1988Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB3446000000000200000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs520331001001300000.150.190.200.3904121.176.050.1004.7614.293.000.000.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs925252002001300000.200.231.280.5117226.227.080.1203.8511.543.000.000.0040.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1992Niagara Falls RapidsNYPLA-Minordet38Manager783939.50018.03 
1993Niagara Falls RapidsNYPLA-Minordet39Manager784731.6032.02 League Champions
1994Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet40Manager1426379.44417.55 
1995Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet41Roving Minor League Hitting Instructor1446084.41726.04Sparky Anderson
1996Jacksonville SunsSouAAMinordet42Manager1387563.543--1 League Champions
1997Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet43Bench Coach1627983.48819.03Buddy Bell
1998Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet44Manager1626597.40124.05 
1998Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet44Bench Coach1626597.40124.05Larry Parrish,Buddy Bell
1999Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet45Manager1616992.42927.53 
2000Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet46Scout1627983.48816.03Phil Garner
2001Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet47Scout1626696.40725.04Phil Garner
2002Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet48Scout16155106.34239.05Phil Garner,Luis Pujols-
2003Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet49Manager1436578.45514.03 
2004Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet50Manager1436578.45514.54 
2005Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet51Manager1448955.618--1 League Champions
2006Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet52Manager1427666.535--2 League Champions
2008Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet54Manager1447569.52113.02 
2009Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet55Manager1437370.51011.52 
2010Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet56Manager1437073.4909.04 
2011Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl57Hitting Coach1628973.54913.02Fredi Gonzalez
2013West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAMinordet59Manager1396970.49613.54 
2014Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet60Manager1436974.4839.53 
2015Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet61Manager1446183.42422.04 
* 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 [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1979National League Player of the Week (September 17-September 23)1
1984American League Player of the Week (June 11-June 17)1
1987AL Player of the Month (May)1
2005International League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1988-10-28Released by Red Sox. 
1988-07-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1988-07-09Released by Rangers. 
1982-03-31TradeTraded by Expos with Dave Hostetler to Rangers for Al Oliver. 
1972-05-21ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Expos. 
* 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
1985Texas RangersTeam Payroll31560,000-182870++370,78060,000560,000
1986Texas RangersTeam Payroll32560,619-211471++386,34760,0001,120,619
1987Texas RangersTeam Payroll3360,000-59531-344,90660,0001,180,619
1988Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll34550,131-1961173++392,10762,5001,730,750
1988Texas RangersTeam Payroll34550,131-196473++392,10762,5001,730,750
* 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