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Larry BowaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1966-1985 MLB Years: 1970-1985
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Major Award Winner
World Series Champion

PositionsSS-2222, 2B-5Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLawrence Robert Bowa
Height5-10Weight155BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 6,1945 [72.227]PlaceSacramento,California
High SchoolMcClatchy (Sacramento,CA)
CollegeSacramento City College (Sacramento,CA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1965 by the Philadelphia Phillies.
Signing ScoutsEddie Bockman
MLB DebutApril 7,1970 [24.122]
OrganizationsPHI [12] CHN [4] NYN [1] Awards4Awards Voting6-310
TBC Player ID9056Retrosheet IDbowal001MLBAM ID111281
RelationshipsUncle of Nick Johnson
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (SS) in 1970
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed86Power23Contact94XBH25RBIs24Runs60Hitting61Durability71Team.512Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1966SpartanburgWcarA-209742970134144236240184400000.312.340.378.71816220447.345.066.163.3204.039.842.440.45214.5014.93
1966San DiegoPCLAAA-20519060101001300000.316.350.421.7718120.375.105.158.3395.0015.003.000.000.0016.67
1966Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         10244870140145237240194700000.313.340.379.71917021467.346.066.163.3204.0710.062.470.43224.0015.00
1967BakersfieldCalifA+-21732462003201600000.188.212.250.4628233.231.062.156.2103.0318.186.000.000.0033.33
1967ReadingEastAA-212289112540090031700000.281.304.326.63029492.347.045.079.2863.2618.485.670.000.0016.00
1967Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         291211531600122042300000.256.280.306.586376125.316.050.099.2663.2018.405.750.000.0019.35
1968ReadingEastAA-2213348047116142336140242700000.242.278.298.57614319504.251.056.135.2654.765.361.130.60160.0016.38
1969EugenePCLAAA-2313556880163116126480315600000.287.324.333.65718918599.317.046.185.3025.189.351.810.17568.0011.04
1970Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi10ss24145547501371760342413214806318.250.277.303.58016623577.273.053.112.2623.648.322.290.000.0016.79
1971Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi10ss25159650741621850252811366154124.249.293.292.58519023696.275.043.125.2705.178.761.690.000.0014.20
1972Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi10ss261525796714511131311793251218218.250.291.320.61118525633.272.070.138.2805.068.061.590.16579.0017.24
1973Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi10ss271224464294113023106243114185.211.252.249.50111114476.226.038.101.2255.046.511.290.000.0014.89
1974Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi10ss28162669971841910136391123521204011.275.298.338.63622630717.295.063.139.2923.217.252.260.14669.0016.30
1975Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi10ss29136583791781892382462432217209.305.334.377.71122029628.319.072.144.3263.825.101.330.32291.5016.29
1976Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi10ss301566247115515904930832310115311.248.283.301.58418824672.259.053.139.2704.764.610.970.000.0015.48
1977Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi10ss311546249317519344132332320136211.280.313.340.65321226675.288.060.157.2934.744.741.000.59156.0014.86
1978Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi10ss32156654781923153432752440111216.294.319.370.68924239692.308.076.147.3123.475.781.670.43218.0020.31
1979Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi10ss3314753974130171103120961321126511.241.316.314.63016928619.253.073.206.2879.855.170.520.000.0021.54
1980Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi10ss3414754057144164239216242837379.267.300.322.62217422577.277.055.128.2794.164.851.170.35270.0015.28
1981Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi10ss3510336034102143031167261704128.283.331.339.67012217391.297.056.153.3086.654.350.650.000.0016.67
1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1ss3614249950123157029833938191510.246.302.305.60715222549.266.059.146.2757.106.920.970.000.0017.89
1983Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1ss371474997313320524373353006413.267.312.339.65116927544.278.072.150.2956.435.510.860.37249.5020.30
1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1ss381333913387142017104282403154.223.274.269.54310516423.236.046.133.2466.625.670.860.000.0018.39
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1ss397219513486401351112005123.246.285.318.6036210212.273.072.149.2675.199.431.820.000.0020.83
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn2ss391419221002002201000.105.190.158.3483122.118.053.158.1719.099.091.000.000.0050.00
1985Totals for NL-NL         8621415507401551132206123.234.276.304.5806511234.259.070.150.2585.569.401.690.000.0022.00
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter2247841898721912629915525318105474569171514345121.260.300.320.62026963769103.276.060.142.0005.216.251.200.16561.2017.16
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3991617212450451361118807815300000.278.312.333.645539641695.305.055.158.0004.609.031.960.35269.5014.22
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14058780169117127480325900000.288.325.336.66119719619.319.048.184.0005.179.531.840.16587.0011.24
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter15556958141182345140274400000.248.282.302.58417223596.264.054.127.0004.537.381.630.50189.6716.31
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter732462003201600000.188.212.250.4628233.231.062.156.0003.0318.186.000.000.0033.33
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9742970134144236240184400000.312.340.378.71816220447.345.066.163.0004.039.842.440.45214.5014.93
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter173968158161798206811342128894359455161273632101.264.301.324.62522053007353.280.060.141.0004.886.191.270.18524.2316.69
Chicago Cubs Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter494158416939155182102301111311212371320.247.296.308.604488751728.263.061.145.0006.546.480.990.12792.0019.18
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1419221002002201000.105.190.158.3483122.118.053.158.0009.099.091.000.000.0050.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162607711581971382383441111339.260.300.320.62019427656.276.060.142.0005.216.251.200.16561.2017.16
Average Minor - Per 162 games16265786183185245360326200000.278.312.333.64521926688.305.055.158.0004.609.031.960.35269.5014.22

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1970Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24SS143--2024181369633620.9794.34------14598.688.8
1970Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi242B1---------------1450.70.6
1971Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25SS157--2725601197843832.9875.30------15998.796.9
1972Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26SS150-1308212494988715706.9874.710.54-----15298.796.2
1973Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27SS122-10341913611287564552.9794.520.53-----122100.075.3
1974Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28SS162--25646212104730718.9844.43------162100.0100.0
1975Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29SS135--2274032582655630.9624.67------13699.383.3
1976Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30SS156--1804921790689672.9754.31------156100.096.3
1977Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31SS154--2225181394753740.9834.81------154100.095.1
1978Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32SS156--2245021087736726.9864.65------156100.096.3
1979Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33SS146--229448680683677.9914.64------14799.390.1
1980Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34SS147--2254491770691674.9754.59------147100.090.7
1981Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35SS102--1173091150437426.9754.18------10399.095.3
1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36SS140--2103961764623606.9734.33------14298.686.4
1983Chicago CubsNLMLBchn37SS145--23046411102705694.9844.79------14798.689.5
1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn38SS132--2173781664611595.9744.51------13399.282.0
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn39SS66--91197934297288.9704.36------7291.741.0
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn39SS9--96231715.8821.67------1464.35.6
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn392B4--97-216161.0004.00------1428.62.5
MLB Totals for SS - 16 season(s)-   SS2222-23423314685721112651038210171.9804.584.34-----22220.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B5--97-216161.0003.20------50.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1970Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24---1143------
1971Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25----157------
1972Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26----150------
1973Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27----122------
1974Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28----162------
1975Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29----135------
1976Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30----156------
1977Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31----154------
1978Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32----156------
1979Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33----146------
1980Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34----147------
1981Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35----102------
1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36----140------
1983Chicago CubsNLMLBchn37----145------
1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn38----132------
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn39----66------
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn39---49------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1976Philadelphia PhilliesChamp. SeriesMLB3038111001003000000.125.364.250.6142111.125.125.50027.270.000.000.000.00100.00
1977Philadelphia PhilliesChamp. SeriesMLB31417220001001000000.118.167.118.2852018.118.000.0595.560.000.000.000.000.00
1978Philadelphia PhilliesChamp. SeriesMLB32418260000001200000.333.368.333.7016019.375.000.0565.2610.532.000.000.000.00
1980Philadelphia PhilliesChamp. SeriesMLB34519260000103300000.316.409.316.7256022.375.000.21113.6413.641.000.000.000.00
1980Philadelphia PhilliesWorld SeriesMLB34624391002300000000.375.375.417.79210124.375.042.1670.000.000.000.000.0011.11
1981Philadelphia PhilliesDiv SeriesMLB35517031001000000000.176.176.235.4114117.176.059.0590.000.000.000.000.0033.33
1984Chicago CubsChamp. SeriesMLB38515131001001000000.200.250.267.5174116.200.067.1336.250.000.000.000.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs517031001000000000.176.176.235.4114117.176.059.0590.000.000.000.000.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 5 yrs21778182003109500000.234.314.260.57420286.250.026.15610.475.810.560.000.0011.11
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs624391002300000000.375.375.417.79210124.375.042.1670.000.000.000.000.0011.11

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1986Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAMinorsdn40Manager1428062.5631.02 League Champions
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn41Manager1626597.40125.06 
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn42Manager1618378.51611.03 
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi43Third Base Coach1626795.41426.06Nick Leyva
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi44Third Base Coach1627785.47518.05Nick Leyva
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi45Third Base Coach1627884.48120.03Nick Leyva,Jim Fregosi
1992Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi46Third Base Coach1627092.43226.06Jim Fregosi
1993Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi47Third Base Coach1629765.599--1Jim FregosiLost World Series (Blue Jays)
1994Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi48Third Base Coach1155461.47020.54Jim Fregosi
1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi49Third Base Coach1446975.47921.03Jim Fregosi
1996Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi50Third Base Coach1626795.41429.05Jim Fregosi
1997Anaheim AngelsALMLBMLBana51Third Base Coach1628478.5196.02Terry Collins
1998Anaheim AngelsALMLBMLBana52Third Base Coach1628577.5253.02Terry Collins
1999Anaheim AngelsALMLBMLBana53Third Base Coach1627092.43225.04Terry Collins,Joe Maddon
2000Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea54Third Base Coach1629171.5620.52Lou PiniellaLost ALCS (Yankees)
2001Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi55Manager1628676.5312.02 
2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi56Manager1618081.49721.53 -
2003Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi57Manager1628676.53115.03 -
2004Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi58Manager1628676.53110.02 -
2006New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya60Third Base Coach1629765.599--1Joe TorreLost ALDS (Tigers)
2007New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya61Third Base Coach1629468.5802.02Joe TorreLost in ALDS (Cleveland)
2008Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan62Third Base Coach1628478.519--1Joe TorreLost in NLCS (Philadelphia)
2009Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan63Third Base Coach1629567.586--3Joe TorreLost in NLCS (Philadelphia)
2010Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan64Third base coach1628082.49412.02Joe Torre
2014Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi68Bench Coach1627389.45123.05Ryne Sandberg
2015Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi69Bench Coach1626399.38927.05Ryne Sandberg
2016Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi70Bench Coach1627191.43824.04Pete Mackanin
2017Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi71Bench Coach1626696.40731.05Pete Mackanin
* 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.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1972National League Gold Glove (Shortstop)1
1978National League Gold Glove (Shortstop)1
1982National League Player of the Week (June 21-June 27)1
2001National League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1985-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1985-08-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
1985-08-13Released by Cubs. 
1982-01-27TradeTraded by Phillies with Ryne Sandberg to Cubs for Ivan DeJesus. 
1965-10-12ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
* 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
1985New York MetsTeam Payroll39525,000-205766++370,78060,000525,000
1985Chicago CubsTeam Payroll39525,000-2051166++370,78060,000525,000
* 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