Larry Walker appeared in 83 Major League games during the 1996 regular season. The chart below is a comprehensive analysis of the games Walker appeared in, specifically relating to his 1996 hitting statistics. Notes: The Date / Box field has a link to the box score from the game being described. If the Date is followed by an asterisk (*), Walker started during that game at the first position listed in the Position(s) column. Cumulative monthly totals are provided where applicable.
"You don't ever forget your first game [ box ] in the big leagues. I got a hit off Giants' Mike LaCoss and walked three times. I walked over to first base after my third walk and Will Clark says to me, 'It's your first game in the big leagues and they're pitching you like you're Babe Ruth .' " - Larry Walker in Baseball Digest (July 2002)
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Larry Walker 1996 Game by Game Batting Logs
Did you know that Larry Walker appeared in 43 games at home, had 145 at-bats, drove in 45 runs, scored 45 times, had 57 hits (15 doubles / 4 triples / 12 home runs), walked 13 times (0 intentional), struck out 26 times, was hit by a pitcher 4 times, sacrificed 3 times (0 hits & 3 flies), and finished at home with a .393 batting average, .448 on base percentage and .8 slugging average?
On the road, Larry Walker appeared in 40 games, had 127 at-bats, drove in 13 runs, scored 13 times, had 18 hits (3 doubles / 0 triples / 6 home runs), walked 7 times (2 intentional), struck out 32 times, was hit by a pitcher 5 times, sacrificed 0 times (0 hits & 0 flies), and finished at home with a .141 batting average, .215 on base percentage and .307 slugging average?
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