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Larry Andersen

For other people named Larry Anderson, see Larry Anderson (disambiguation).
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Larry Andersen
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Larry Andersen in Philadelphia in August 2010
Pitcher
Born: (1953-05-06) May 6, 1953 (age 62)
Portland, Oregon
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 5, 1975 for the Cleveland Indians
Last MLB appearance
July 31, 1994 for the Philadelphia Phillies
Career statistics
Games pitched 699
Win–loss record 40–39
Earned run average 3.15
Strikeouts 758
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Larry Eugene Andersen (born May 6, 1953) is a former relief pitcher in Major League Baseball and current radio color commentator for the Philadelphia Phillies. From

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Career

Andersen possessed an average fastball, and outstanding slider. Andersen has said that he had better command of his slider than his fastball. He gained notoriety for his 1990 trade to the Red Sox for minor league prospect Jeff Bagwell. Andersen played a month in Boston, appearing in 15 games, recording a 1.35 ERA, and helping the Red Sox to a division title. In Houston, Bagwell hit 449 home runs with over 1500 RBI and .297 average. Bagwell won the 1991 NL Rookie of the Year award, and the NL MVP in 1994.

In a 17-season career, Andersen posted a 40-39 record with 49 saves and a 3.15 ERA in 699 games pitched. His best season was

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In

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Post-season appearances

See also

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