Norm Larker Stats

Norm Larker was born on Saturday, December 27, 1930, in Beaver Meadows, Pennsylvania. Larker was 27 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 15, 1958, with the Los Angeles Dodgers. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Norm Larker baseball stats page.

"'C'mon, Frank,' he (Norm Larker) complained to umpire Secory, 'the guy's (Lew Burdette) throwing spitters.' 'Naah,' replied Secory, 'them were sinkers.' 'Sinkers!' replied Larker. 'My foot! One of them sinkers just splashed me in the right eye!'" - Sportswriter Phil Pepe in The New York Daily News (Baseball Digest, July 1975)
Norm Larker

Norm Larker Autograph on a 1963 Topps (#536)
Norm Larker Autograph on a 1963 Topps (#536)

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Birth Name:
Norman Howard John Larker
Nickname:
Norm
Born On:
12-27-1930  (Capricorn)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Beaver Meadows, Pennsylvania
Year of Death Data Died On:
03-12-2007 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Long Beach, California
Cemetery:
All Souls Cemetery, Long Beach, California
High School:
Hazleton High School (Hazleton, PA)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
6-00
Player Weight Chart Weight:
200
First Game:
04-15-1958 (Age 27)
Last Game:
09-26-1963
Draft:
Not Applicable
Norm Larker

Norm Larker Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
- - Did Not Pitch - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
Norm Larker

Norm Larker Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1958 28 Dodgers 99 253 32 70 16 5 4 0 29 29 0 21 1 5 3 8 .277 .352 .427
1959 29 Dodgers 108 311 37 90 14 1 8 0 49 26 1 25 8 4 2 12 .289 .344 .418
1960 30 Dodgers 133 440 56 142 26 3 5 0 78 36 2 24 7 9 1 9 .323 .368 .430
1961 31 Dodgers 97 282 29 76 16 1 5 1 38 24 7 22 2 3 1 11 .270 .326 .387
1962 32 Colt .45s 147 506 58 133 19 5 9 1 63 70 7 47 4 3 7 10 .263 .358 .374
1963 33 Braves 64 147 15 26 6 0 1 0 14 24 2 24 1 2 2 2 .177 .297 .238
1963 33 Giants 19 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 .071 .188 .071
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
6 Years 667 1,953 227 538 97 15 32 2 271 211 19 165 23 26 16 53 .275 .347 .390
Norm Larker

Norm Larker Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1958 Dodgers 1B 35 22 558 196 5.6 192 178 14 4 18 n/a n/a n/a .980 9.29
1958 Dodgers LF 41 41 933 62 1.5 61 58 3 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .984 1.77
1958 Dodgers RF 2 2 48 3 1.5 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.69
1959 Dodgers 1B 55 50 1,368 503 9.1 498 456 42 5 53 n/a n/a n/a .990 9.83
1959 Dodgers LF 23 23 537 39 1.7 39 34 5 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.96
1959 Dodgers RF 7 7 123 6 0.9 6 5 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.32
1960 Dodgers 1B 119 112 2,799 1,001 8.4 994 914 80 7 81 n/a n/a n/a .993 9.59
1960 Dodgers LF 2 1 21 2 1.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.57
1961 Dodgers 1B 86 79 1,899 644 7.5 641 589 52 3 68 n/a n/a n/a .995 9.11
1961 Dodgers RF 1 0 15 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1962 Colt .45s 1B 135 130 3,432 1,262 9.3 1,251 1,148 103 11 103 n/a n/a n/a .991 9.84
1962 Colt .45s LF 6 5 108 5 0.8 5 5 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.25
1963 Braves 1B 42 35 930 356 8.5 353 320 33 3 23 n/a n/a n/a .992 10.25
1963 Giants 1B 11 1 72 28 2.5 26 24 2 2 3 n/a n/a n/a .929 9.75
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1B Totals 483 429 11,058 3,990 8.3 3,955 3,629 326 35 349 n/a n/a n/a .991 9.66
LF Totals 72 70 1,599 108 1.5 107 99 8 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .991 1.81
RF Totals 10 9 186 9 0.9 9 8 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.31
6 Years 565 508 12,843 4,107 7.3 4,071 3,736 335 36 349 n/a n/a n/a .991 8.56
Norm Larker

Norm Larker Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1958 Dodgers 1 1 .500 33 1 n/a 63.3 12.0 8.7 - - -
1959 Dodgers 0 1 .000 26 0 n/a 38.9 12.4 6.3 - - -
1960 Dodgers 1 0 1.000 20 0 n/a 88.0 18.3 5.6 - - -
1961 Dodgers 0 0 .000 16 0 n/a 56.4 12.8 7.4 - - -
1962 Colt .45s 1 1 .500 12 0 n/a 56.2 10.8 8.0 - - -
1963 Braves 0 2 .000 27 0 n/a 147.0 6.1 10.5 - - -
1963 Giants 0 0 .000 9 0 n/a 0.0 7.0 0.0 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
6 Years 3 5 .375 143 1 n/a 61.0 11.8 7.2 - - -
Norm Larker

Norm Larker Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1958 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 Undetermined - -
1959 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 Undetermined - Stats
1960 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 Undetermined Stats -
1961 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 Undetermined - -
1962 Houston Colt .45s 10 Undetermined - -
1963 Milwaukee Braves 9 Undetermined - -
1963 San Francisco Giants 16 Undetermined - -


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