Dave LaRoche Stats

Dave LaRoche was born on Friday, May 14, 1948, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. LaRoche was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 11, 1970, with the California Angels. 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 Dave LaRoche baseball stats page.

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Dave LaRoche

Dave LaRoche Autograph on a 1981 Fleer (#285)
Dave LaRoche Autograph on a 1981 Fleer (#285)

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Birth Name:
David Eugene LaRoche
Nickname:
Dave
Born On:
05-14-1948  (Taurus)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
West Torrance High School (Torrance, CA)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
6-02
Player Weight Chart Weight:
200
First Game:
05-11-1970 (Age 21)
Last Game:
08-23-1983
Draft:
1966 : 20th Round (388th)
Dave LaRoche

Dave LaRoche 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
1970 22 Angels 38 0 11 4 1 .800 3.44 0 0 4 49.2 211 41 19 20 6 21 6 44 1 4 1 -
1971 23 Angels 56 0 32 5 1 .833 2.50 0 0 9 72.0 295 55 20 21 3 27 10 63 2 1 0 -
1972 24 Twins 62 0 43 5 7 .417 2.83 0 0 10 95.1 396 72 30 33 9 39 6 79 2 6 1 -
1973 25 Cubs 45 0 22 4 1 .800 5.80 0 0 4 54.1 242 55 35 37 7 29 3 34 1 1 0 -
1974 26 Cubs 49 4 21 5 6 .455 4.79 0 0 5 92.0 422 103 49 54 9 47 7 49 6 3 3 -
1975 27 Indians 61 0 41 5 3 .625 2.19 0 0 17 82.1 359 61 20 26 5 57 8 94 4 2 0 -
1976 28 Indians 61 0 43 1 4 .200 2.24 0 0 21 96.1 389 57 24 25 2 49 11 104 0 1 0 -
1977 29 Indians 13 0 11 2 2 .500 5.30 0 0 4 18.2 75 15 11 13 3 7 1 18 1 0 0 -
1977 29 Angels 46 0 39 6 5 .545 3.10 0 0 13 81.1 341 64 28 31 8 37 8 61 0 2 0 -
1978 30 Angels 59 0 46 10 9 .526 2.82 0 0 25 95.2 403 73 30 35 7 48 11 70 0 2 0 -
1979 31 Angels 53 1 25 7 11 .389 5.57 0 0 10 85.2 387 107 53 54 13 32 4 59 0 2 1 -
1980 32 Angels 52 9 17 3 5 .375 4.08 1 0 4 128.0 530 122 58 62 14 39 3 89 0 3 1 -
1981 33 Yankees 26 1 14 4 1 .800 2.49 0 0 0 47.0 192 38 13 16 3 16 1 24 1 1 0 -
1982 34 Yankees 25 0 15 4 2 .667 3.42 0 0 0 50.0 212 54 19 19 4 11 2 31 0 1 0 -
1983 35 Yankees 1 0 1 0 0 .000 18.00 0 0 0 1.0 5 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
14 Years 647 15 381 65 58 .528 3.53 1 0 126 1,049.1 4,459 919 411 448 94 459 81 819 18 29 7 -
Dave LaRoche

Dave LaRoche Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1970 22 Angels 38 8 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .333 .375
1971 23 Angels 56 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 .091 .167 .091
1972 24 Twins 62 11 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 6 1 0 0 0 .091 .286 .091
1973 25 Cubs 45 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .600 .500
1974 26 Cubs 50 27 4 9 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 .333 .357 .407
1975 27 Indians 61 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1976 28 Indians 61 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1977 29 Indians 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1977 29 Angels 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1978 30 Angels 59 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1979 31 Angels 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1980 32 Angels 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1981 33 Yankees 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1982 34 Yankees 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1983 35 Yankees 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
14 Years 649 61 7 15 3 0 0 0 2 7 0 13 2 0 0 1 .246 .324 .295
Dave LaRoche

Dave LaRoche Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1970 Angels P 38 0 149 12 0.3 12 5 7 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.17
1971 Angels P 56 0 216 9 0.2 8 0 8 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .889 1.00
1972 Twins P 62 0 286 17 0.3 17 2 15 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.60
1973 Cubs P 45 0 163 21 0.5 18 5 13 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .857 2.98
1974 Cubs P 49 4 276 17 0.3 17 3 14 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.66
1975 Indians P 61 0 247 20 0.3 20 7 13 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.19
1976 Indians P 61 0 289 15 0.2 12 3 9 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .800 1.12
1977 Indians P 13 0 56 2 0.2 2 1 1 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.96
1977 Angels P 46 0 244 14 0.3 14 5 9 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.55
1978 Angels P 59 0 287 16 0.3 16 2 14 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.51
1979 Angels P 53 1 257 21 0.4 21 4 17 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.21
1980 Angels P 52 9 384 22 0.4 21 5 16 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .955 1.48
1981 Yankees P 26 1 141 9 0.3 9 5 4 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.72
1982 Yankees P 25 0 150 4 0.2 4 1 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.72
1983 Yankees P 1 0 3 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 647 15 3,148 200 0.3 192 48 144 8 5 n/a n/a n/a .960 1.65
14 Years 647 15 3,148 200 0.3 192 48 144 8 5 n/a n/a n/a .960 1.65
Dave LaRoche

Dave LaRoche Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1970 Angels 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.10 7.97 3.81
1971 Angels 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.7 0.0 2.33 7.88 3.38
1972 Twins 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.8 0.0 2.03 7.46 3.68
1973 Cubs 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.17 5.63 4.80
1974 Cubs 0 0 .000 1 0 n/a 0.0 6.8 13.5 1.04 4.79 4.60
1975 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.65 10.28 6.23
1976 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.12 9.72 4.58
1977 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.57 8.68 3.37
1977 Angels 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.65 6.75 4.09
1978 Angels 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.46 6.59 4.52
1979 Angels 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.84 6.20 3.36
1980 Angels 0 0 .000 0 1 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.28 6.26 2.74
1981 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.50 4.60 3.06
1982 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.82 5.58 1.98
1983 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
14 Years 0 0 .000 1 1 0 0.0 4.7 30.5 1.78 7.02 3.94
Dave LaRoche

Dave LaRoche Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1970 California Angels 37 $12,000.00 - -
1971 California Angels 16 $15,500.00 - -
1972 Minnesota Twins 17 $25,000.00 - -
1973 Chicago Cubs 17 Undetermined - -
1974 Chicago Cubs 17 Undetermined - -
1975 Cleveland Indians 17 Undetermined - -
1976 Cleveland Indians 17 Undetermined Stats -
1977 Cleveland Indians 17 Undetermined - -
1977 California Angels 17 $145,000.00 Stats -
1978 California Angels 17 Undetermined - -
1979 California Angels 17 Undetermined - -
1980 California Angels 17 Undetermined - -
1981 New York Yankees 34 Undetermined - Stats
1982 New York Yankees 34 Undetermined - -
1983 New York Yankees 34 , 38 Undetermined - -


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