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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Lawrence Edward Dierker
Stat Years
1964-1977  [mlb] 1964-1977
Height/Weight
6-4 / 215
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (356)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
Death
High School
Taft (Woodland Hills,CA)
Colleges
University of Houston (Houston, Texas)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Houston Colt 45s in 1964
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1964-09-22 - Boxscore  (Age: 18.000)
Service Time
Organizations
HOU [13] SLN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 10745 ... retro id: dierl101 ... mlbam id: 113352
Relations
Brother of Rick Dierker
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts58Walks66Hittable55SO/BB68vsPower55Hitting40Durability67Team.464Ratings Explained
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1964CocoaCocoaRk----171---233.23990000039.0211914018610001.004.850.004.1514.084.383.39.400
    1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou49171Log - Sp - Ext - Perf012.0031002209.07421352001.117.001.003.005.004.001.67.000
    1964Minor Totals: byYearRk----171---233.23990000039.0211914018610001.004.850.004.1514.084.383.39.400
    1964MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----171Log - Sp - Ext - Perf012.0031002209.07421352001.117.001.003.005.004.001.67.000
    1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou49182Log - Sp - Ext - Perf783.50261910270146.2135695716371098231.178.280.982.276.694.232.95.467
    1965MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----181Log - Sp - Ext - Perf783.51261910270146.7135695716371098231.188.310.982.286.714.252.95.467
    1966Houston AstrosNLMLBhou49193Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1083.18292882010187.0173736617451084011.178.330.822.175.203.512.40.556
    1966MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----191Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1083.18292882010187.0173736617451084011.178.330.822.175.203.512.40.556
    1967Houston AstrosNLMLBhou49204Log - Sp - Ext - Perf653.3615154000099.0954437425687011.218.640.362.276.184.002.72.545
    1967MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----201Log - Sp - Ext - Perf653.3615154000099.0954437425687011.218.640.362.276.184.002.72.545
    1968Houston AstrosNLMLBhou49215Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12153.313232101000233.22069586148916120081.267.930.543.436.203.661.81.444
    1968MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12153.323232101000233.72069586148916120081.277.950.543.436.213.671.81.444
    1969Houston AstrosNLMLBhou49226Log - Sp - Ext - Perf20132.333937204020305.1240977918722329011.027.070.532.126.842.863.22.606
    1969MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf20132.333937204020305.3240977918722329011.027.080.532.126.842.863.22.606
    1970Houston AstrosNLMLBhou49237Log - Sp - Ext - Perf16123.873736172111269.226312411631821918061.288.781.032.746.374.142.33.571
    1970MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf16123.883736172111269.726312411631821918061.288.791.042.746.394.152.33.571
    1971Houston AstrosNLMLBhou49248Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1262.72242362010159.01505048833916021.158.490.451.875.152.832.76.667
    1971MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1262.72242362010159.01505048833916021.158.490.451.875.152.832.76.667
    1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou49259Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1583.403131125000214.2209878114511153151.218.760.592.144.823.652.25.652
    1972MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1583.403131125000214.7209878114511153151.218.780.592.144.833.662.25.652
    1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou492610Log - Sp - Ext - Perf114.3314300411027.0271413313182021.489.001.004.336.004.671.38.500
    1973MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf114.3314300411027.0271413313182021.489.001.004.336.004.671.38.500
    1974Houston AstrosNLMLBhou492711Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11102.90333373000223.2189767218821508361.217.610.723.306.043.061.83.524
    1974MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11102.90333373000223.7189767218821508361.217.620.733.316.053.061.83.524
    1975Houston AstrosNLMLBhou492812Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14164.003434142000232.0225109103249112713171.368.730.933.534.934.231.40.467
    1975MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14164.003434142000232.0225109103249112713171.368.730.933.534.934.231.40.467
    1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou492913Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13143.69282874000187.2171857797211212261.298.200.433.455.374.081.56.481
    1976MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13143.70282874000187.7171857797211212261.308.220.433.465.384.091.56.481
    1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln493014Log - Sp - Ext - Perf264.581190012039.140212071662121.429.151.603.661.374.810.38.250
    1977MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf264.601190012039.340212071662121.439.211.613.681.384.830.38.250
    MLB Totals (14 yrs)1391233.3135632910625102712,333.72130948857184711149310410501.228.220.712.745.763.662.10.531
    National League Totals (14 yrs)1391233.3135632910625102712,333.72130948857184711149310410501.228.220.712.745.763.662.10.531
    Minor League Totals233.23990000039.0211914018610001.004.850.004.1514.084.383.39.400
    Minor: Rk Totals233.23990000039.0211914018610001.004.850.004.1514.084.383.39.400
    Houston Astros Totals (12 yrs)1371163.293423191062572312,285.3208392383517669214821009481.218.200.692.735.843.642.14.542
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)264.601190012039.340212071662121.439.211.613.681.384.830.38.250
    Houston Colt 45s Totals (1 yrs)012.0031002209.07421352001.117.001.003.005.004.001.67.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou4917pL-S-E-P133000000000200000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4918pL-S-E-P226503500120011504001.100.118.160.2785581.080.060.1181.8227.2715.0050.01.8220.0
    1966Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4919pL-S-E-P3296761020140022102003.149.174.224.39871153.104.075.2002.8229.5810.5067.01.4130.0
    1967Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4920pL-S-E-P415312730040011101100.226.242.323.56534103.129.097.3332.9432.3511.000.00.0042.9
    1968Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4921pL-S-E-P533732510030023509002.068.093.082.1758461.041.014.1322.3841.6717.500.00.0020.0
    1969Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4922pL-S-E-P63911871720170023807003.144.158.186.344127223.059.042.2031.5729.9219.00118.00.7917.6
    1970Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4923pL-S-E-P7379271620040013709102.174.181.196.377103182.033.022.2860.9735.9237.000.00.0012.5
    1971Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4924pL-S-E-P824544410020011603003.074.091.093.1845851.037.019.1051.7227.5916.000.00.0025.0
    1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4925pL-S-E-P9317821300040012416000.167.188.167.35586130.013.000.2411.1627.9124.000.00.000.0
    1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4926pL-S-E-P10144000000000100000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    1974Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4927pL-S-E-P113371214300700127011000.197.208.239.44783173.056.042.3181.2032.5327.000.00.0021.4
    1975Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4928pL-S-E-P12347607000500021013001.092.092.092.1848970.000.000.1270.0023.600.000.00.000.0
    1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4929pL-S-E-P1328643900140002003201.141.136.188.32469121.047.047.1780.0028.990.0064.01.4511.1
    1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln4930pL-S-E-P14118000000000402000.000.000.000.0001000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (14 yrs)3577893810714044600122721704016.136.149.169.31887613318.048.033.1991.3731.0522.67197.20.4616.8
    National League Totals (14 yrs)3577893810714044600122721704016.136.149.169.31887613318.048.033.1991.3731.0522.67197.20.4616.8
    Houston Astros Totals (12 yrs)3437783810714044600122661684016.138.151.171.32286313318.049.033.2011.3930.8222.17194.50.4616.8
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)118000000000402000.000.000.000.0001000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    Houston Colt 45s Totals (1 yrs)33000000000200000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLB17P309.0001010.0000.000.001.9100.015
    1965Houston AstrosNLMLB18P260146.21017403127.8711.000.1816.0100.09
    1966Houston AstrosNLMLB19P290187.01326214139.9511.300.2117.9100.08
    1967Houston AstrosNLMLB20P15099.0710201917.8951.100.179.3100.012
    1968Houston AstrosNLMLB21P320233.21328124241.9761.300.1819.897.08
    1969Houston AstrosNLMLB22P390305.11442355956.9491.400.1824.1100.04
    1970Houston AstrosNLMLB23P370269.21931335350.9431.400.1922.8100.07
    1971Houston AstrosNLMLB24P240159.01623104039.9751.600.2514.8100.09
    1972Houston AstrosNLMLB25P310214.216190135351.0001.100.1620.3100.08
    1973Houston AstrosNLMLB26P14027.00300331.0000.200.118.6100.013
    1974Houston AstrosNLMLB27P330223.21034114544.9781.300.2020.4100.07
    1975Houston AstrosNLMLB28P340232.01531314946.9391.400.2021.1100.04
    1976Houston AstrosNLMLB29P280187.21718223735.9461.300.1917.3100.05
    1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB30P11039.12500771.0000.600.186.8100.013
    MLB Totals - (P)35602,3301522872316462439.9501.200.190.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    1964MLB3----------
    1965MLB26----------
    1966MLB29----------
    1967MLB15----------
    1968MLB32----------
    1969MLB39----------
    1970MLB37----------
    1971MLB24----------
    1972MLB31----------
    1973MLB14----------
    1974MLB33----------
    1975MLB34----------
    1976MLB28----------
    1977MLB11----------
    Totals356----------