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LARRY DIERKER

MLB  Retired     |   Played: 1964-1977
Positions
P-356
Born
September 22, 1946  (67.364)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-4 / 215
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
Taft  (Woodland Hills,CA)
College:
Drafted:
Signed as UDFA 1964 by HOU 
Full Name
Lawrence Edward Dierker 
TBC Player ID
10745
MLB Debut
Brother of Rick Dierker

Control
68
K-Rating
62
Efficiency
69
vsPower
56

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OFF THE FIELD
The formula to determine similarity scores is listed in the about section of the site. In short, the scores attempt to compare players career batting statistics vs all other major leagues as well as cumulative statistics at each age.
Career Statistics
1.  Fritz Peterson (94.44)
2.  Dennis Leonard (93.64)
3.  Dock Ellis (89.23)
4.  Dick Ruthven (88.48)
5.  Ray Culp (86.86)
6.  Jon Matlack (85.72)
7.  Geoff Zahn (85.59)
8.  Bret Saberhagen (85.17)
9.  Frank Lary (85.03)
10.  Sam McDowell (85)
Age: 18
1.  David Clyde (71.19)
2.  Cal McLish (69.32)
3.  Mike McCormick (65.2)
4.  Jim Brillheart (58.89)
5.  Pete Schneider (58.21)
6.  Jim Waugh (58.02)
7.  Rick Wise (56.69)
8.  Von McDaniel (52.43)
9.  Bob Feller (52.07)
10.  Rex Barney (49.82)
Age: 19
1.  Mike McCormick (77.67)
2.  Chief Bender (69.83)
3.  David Clyde (68.42)
4.  Julio Moreno (67.02)
5.  Wally Bunker (61.23)
6.  Dwight Gooden (61.16)
7.  Gary Nolan (60.35)
8.  Curt Simmons (58.26)
9.  Earl Hamilton (57.21)
10.  Ray Sadecki (56.21)
Age: 20
1.  Ray Sadecki (83.16)
2.  Catfish Hunter (81.55)
3.  Hal Newhouser (81.3)
4.  Bert Blyleven (80.98)
5.  Wally Bunker (77.27)
6.  Julio Moreno (73.18)
7.  Gary Nolan (72.45)
8.  Art Houtteman (70.34)
9.  Chief Bender (70.11)
10.  Don Drysdale (68.25)
Age: 21
1.  Catfish Hunter (81.91)
2.  Bert Blyleven (80.67)
3.  Don Drysdale (79.56)
4.  Curt Simmons (75.43)
5.  Art Houtteman (74.65)
6.  Frank Tanana (74.08)
7.  Wally Bunker (74.04)
8.  Ray Sadecki (73.94)
9.  Felix Hernandez (72.94)
10.  Hal Newhouser (72.62)
Age: 22
1.  Bert Blyleven (82.84)
2.  Art Houtteman (80.81)
3.  Frank Tanana (79.15)
4.  Don Drysdale (78.22)
5.  Catfish Hunter (77.4)
6.  Dwight Gooden (74.6)
7.  Mike McCormick (73.77)
8.  Gary Nolan (73.41)
9.  Ralph Branca (72.74)
10.  Waite Hoyt (72.54)
Age: 23
1.  Catfish Hunter (85.04)
2.  Mike McCormick (78.94)
3.  Don Drysdale (76.98)
4.  Hal Newhouser (76.73)
5.  Denny McLain (75.07)
6.  Dick Ellsworth (75.05)
7.  Joe Coleman (74.63)
8.  Bert Blyleven (74.19)
9.  Milt Pappas (72.81)
10.  Earl Hamilton (72.52)
Age: 24
1.  Catfish Hunter (89.03)
2.  Joe Coleman (85.71)
3.  Dick Ellsworth (85.54)
4.  Ken Holtzman (82.89)
5.  Don Drysdale (80.59)
6.  Bret Saberhagen (80.03)
7.  Fernando Valenzuela (79.73)
8.  Mike McCormick (79.43)
9.  Denny McLain (79.4)
10.  Waite Hoyt (78.33)
Age: 25
1.  Catfish Hunter (90.76)
2.  Joe Coleman (89.28)
3.  Fernando Valenzuela (85.91)
4.  Don Drysdale (85.49)
5.  Ken Holtzman (84.86)
6.  Bret Saberhagen (83.18)
7.  Dwight Gooden (81.19)
8.  Milt Pappas (80.83)
9.  Denny McLain (80.53)
10.  Mel Harder (78.32)
Age: 26
1.  Ken Holtzman (94.68)
2.  Joe Coleman (93.16)
3.  Bret Saberhagen (88.59)
4.  Fernando Valenzuela (86.94)
5.  Dave McNally (85.37)
6.  Jerry Reuss (85.13)
7.  Dwight Gooden (84.81)
8.  Dennis Eckersley (84.61)
9.  Rick Wise (84.59)
10.  Billy Hoeft (83.16)
Age: 27
1.  Ken Holtzman (95.4)
2.  Dave McNally (90.35)
3.  Joe Coleman (89.84)
4.  Bret Saberhagen (88.49)
5.  Dwight Gooden (87.93)
6.  Sam McDowell (85.96)
7.  Dennis Eckersley (85.71)
8.  Denny McLain (85.51)
9.  Rick Wise (85.14)
10.  Steve Carlton (83.59)
Age: 28
1.  Ken Holtzman (95.47)
2.  Joe Coleman (89.77)
3.  Dave Stieb (89.51)
4.  Dave McNally (88.52)
5.  Dwight Gooden (88.08)
6.  Steve Carlton (86.9)
7.  Sam McDowell (86.02)
8.  Fernando Valenzuela (85.78)
9.  Mel Stottlemyre (84.15)
10.  Milt Pappas (84.07)
Age: 29
1.  Ken Holtzman (95.22)
2.  Dave McNally (91.43)
3.  Steve Carlton (90.85)
4.  Claude Osteen (89.84)
5.  Dave Stieb (89.35)
6.  Fernando Valenzuela (87.43)
7.  Rick Wise (86.15)
8.  Sam McDowell (85.96)
9.  Dwight Gooden (85.77)
10.  Milt Pappas (85.13)
Age: 30
1.  Dave Stieb (95.27)
2.  Claude Osteen (94.34)
3.  Dave McNally (93.13)
4.  Steve Carlton (92.86)
5.  Mel Stottlemyre (88.11)
6.  Ken Holtzman (87.18)
7.  Fernando Valenzuela (87.09)
8.  Rick Wise (87.02)
9.  Frank Tanana (86.86)
10.  Sam McDowell (86.53)
Age: 31
1.  Dave Stieb (94.67)
2.  Bret Saberhagen (90.12)
3.  Dwight Gooden (89.72)
4.  Claude Osteen (89)
5.  Dennis Leonard (87.15)
6.  Fernando Valenzuela (87.09)
7.  Mel Stottlemyre (86.87)
8.  Ray Culp (86.86)
9.  Sam McDowell (85.75)
10.  Steve Carlton (85.05)


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