#72 Steve Larkin, Starting Pitcher, 34 yrs, Philadelphia (A) Athletics
Monday, 8/7/1945
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Steve Larkin

12/9/1910
34
USA,OH,CINCINNATI
6"1
205

Starting Pitcher
R
R
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Average
Loyal
None at all
4 / 6 (Popular)
6 / 6 (Extremely Popular)
Very inconsistent
Normal
Prone
4.0 Stars
 

Contract & Roster Status

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Big League Contract
$ 6,740,000
1945
8 Year(s), 122 Days (1670 total Days)
132 Day(s)
9 Year(s), 122 Days (1670 total Days)
11 Year(s)
Not eligible
3 Option Year(s) left
  

Pitching Ratings

PitchingStuffControlMovementVelocity
Overall911086-89 Mph
Versus LHB9110 
Versus RHB9210 
Talent10210 
Pitching Ratings
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Holding Runners :

6
58
3
 Pitches:
Fastball
Changeup
Curveball
Slider
Splitfinger-Fastball
 

Batting Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall43112
Versus LHP13112
Versus RHP53112
Talent11116
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10
3
2
1
Spray Hitter
Fielding Ratings
P : 3 (Range), .955 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Outfield Arm : 1

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultStartIPHRERBBKDec    

Pitching Stats 1945

OverallGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBKCGCG%SHOQSQS%
Overall000000.000.0000000.000.0
Projected000000.000.000000     
OverallSVOBSSV%RAGFR/9H/9K/9BB/9RLRLSRLS%IRIRSIRS%ERC
 00.000.0.0.0.000.000.00.00
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHB000000000000.000.000.000.000
vs. RHB000000000000.000.000.000.000
 GGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBK
Home000000.000.000000
Road000000.000.000000
This Week000000.000.000000
Last Week000000.000.000000
MonthGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBK
March/April000000.000.000000
May000000.000.000000
June000000.000.000000
July000000.000.000000
August000000.000.000000

Career Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERHRBBKCGSHOWHIPBABIPTeams
193643166513.38154.212270581076179101.28.290PHA
1937292917503.19222.214988798111235401.17.251PHA,AL
1938393925903.39292.019912411013161316911.23.262PHA,AL
1939454531602.51347.220210997101994091561.15.244PHA,AL
19404545151804.31336.1257176161178374700.79.287PHA
19414545251503.67338.2240151138172493721231.44.273PHA,AL
19423939161404.10276.120713412623203282401.48.267PHA,AL
19434545112303.80326.2225155138232153831101.35.263PHA
1944772402.9848.134191622747001.26.256PHA
Total3373101489913.542343.1163510269231231249259763101.23.266 

Career Minor League Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERHRBBKCGSHOWHIPBABIP
1934, AAA3030121703.91239.126512410421941741821.50.325
1935, AAA303019902.32244.118476639842461831.10.271

Career Postseason Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBKCGSHO
1937110106.238.2126611000
1938330104.0922.0151010192400
1939221105.2815.11499121500
Total661304.8946.0412525324900

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
1936434191004602331.220.220.244.463PHA
19372984211008713634.250.259.262.521PHA,AL
1938391051901281124322.181.196.257.453PHA,AL
19394512429001121633763.234.256.258.514PHA,AL
19404512331111111214306.252.258.301.559PHA
194145123171005315753.138.145.146.292PHA,AL
194239101190005925224.188.212.188.400PHA,AL
1943451091840061123716.165.179.202.380PHA
19447175000021720.294.333.294.627PHA
Total3378271688245977133352429.203.217.232.449 

Fielding Stats 1945

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%

Player History

Drafted in 2nd round, 17th overall pick, by Philadelphia (A) in 1934...
Earned first career win on 4/11/1936...
Had first career hit on 6/14/1936, off Lefty Grove (NYY)...
Injured on 8/5/1936 with a Strained Elbow Ligament, out for one week...
Was selected to the 1937 Allstar game...
Injured on 7/31/1937 with a Broken Cheekbone, out for 7 weeks...
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 8/1/1937, going 4-0, 1.66...
Hit first career homerun on 4/10/1938, off Stuart Jones (CLE)...
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 5/1/1938, going 5-2, 3.25...
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 7/1/1938, going 4-1, 2.61...
Was selected to the 1938 Allstar game...
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 8/1/1938, going 4-1, 1.43...
Set a new season AL-Record for Strikeouts with 308 on 9/28/1938 ...
Won Most Valuable Pitcher in 1938, going 25-9, 3.39 ERA...
1/31/1939: Gets a new one-year contract worth $4,757,143 through salary arbitration...
Won Player of the Week award on 4/10/1939, winning 2 games with a 0.00 ERA...
Pitched NO-HITTER against New York (A) on 4/25/1939, striking out 10...
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 5/1/1939, going 8-0, 1.04...
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 7/1/1939, going 7-0, 2.59...
Was selected to the 1939 Allstar game...
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 8/1/1939, going 6-0, 1.48...
Struck out 15 batters against Cleveland on 8/11/1939...
Won Most Valuable Pitcher in 1939, going 31-6, 2.51 ERA...
1/31/1940: Gets a new one-year contract worth $6,742,857 through salary arbitration...
1/31/1941: Gets a new one-year contract worth $6,742,857 through salary arbitration...
Struck out 15 batters against Cleveland on 4/17/1941...
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 6/1/1941, going 6-1, 2.31...
Struck out 16 batters against Boston (A) on 6/30/1941...
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 7/1/1941, going 4-2, 2.94...
Was selected to the 1941 Allstar game...
10/16/1941: Signed a contract extension with Philadelphia (A), $6,740,000 per year, for 4 years.
Won Most Valuable Pitcher in 1941, going 25-15, 3.67 ERA...
Was selected to the 1942 Allstar game...
Injured on 7/7/1942 with a Strained Back Muscle, out for 4 weeks...
Injured on 4/25/1944 with a Torn Rotator Cuff Muscle, out for full season...
Pitching Leader Boards Appearances
ERA
1937 - 3.19 - 1st
1938 - 3.39 - 2nd
1939 - 2.51 - 1st
1940 - 4.31 - 6th
1941 - 3.67 - 2nd
1942 - 4.10 - 5th
1943 - 3.80 - 3rd
WHIP
1937 - 1.17 - 1st
1938 - 1.23 - 1st
1939 - 1.15 - 2nd
1941 - 1.44 - 9th
1943 - 1.35 - 4th
Wins
1937 - 17 - 8th
1938 - 25 - 2nd
1939 - 31 - 1st
1941 - 25 - 3rd
Losses
1940 - 18 - 8th
1943 - 23 - 1st
IP
1938 - 292.0 - 7th
1939 - 347.2 - 2nd
1940 - 336.1 - 7th
1941 - 338.2 - 4th
1943 - 326.2 - 8th
K's
1936 - 179 - 4th
1937 - 235 - 2nd
1938 - 316 - 1st
1939 - 409 - 1st
1940 - 374 - 1st
1941 - 372 - 1st
1942 - 282 - 1st
1943 - 383 - 1st
BB
1937 - 111 - 8th
1938 - 161 - 3rd
1939 - 199 - 2nd
1940 - 8 - 1st
1941 - 249 - 1st
1942 - 203 - 1st
1943 - 215 - 2nd
SHO
1939 - 6 - 1st
1941 - 3 - 2nd
  

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