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Larry SheetsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1978-1993 MLB Years: 1984-1993
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Drafted
Played in Japan
Rated Prospect

PositionsOF-747, DH-345, 1B-59, C-6, 3B-2Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLarry Kent Sheets
Height6-4Weight210BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 6,1959 [58.351]PlaceStaunton,Virginia
High SchoolRobert E. Lee (Staunton,VA)
CollegeEastern Mennonite University (Harrisonburg,VA)

DraftedSelected by the Baltimore Orioles [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (29th overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsDick Bowie
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1984-BAL-#8 ... 1985-BAL-#6
MLB DebutSeptember 18,1984 [24.287]
OrganizationsBAL [11] DET [1] MIL [1] SEA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID17913Retrosheet IDsheel001MLBAM ID122110
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (OF) in 1985
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed27Power83Contact54XBH76RBIs85Runs50Hitting73Durability65Team.476Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1978Bluefield OriolesAppRkbal-of1867225326092114800324640400.267.362.471.83310622265.285.204.347.37512.0817.361.444.1520.4536.67
1979Bluefield OriolesAppRkbal-of19312242002000000100.333.308.500.8086213.308.167.167.3370.000.000.000.000.0050.00
1980Bluefield OriolesAppRkbal-of2037124294791144700171410300.379.448.8061.25410024145.333.427.565.53111.729.660.829.668.8651.06
1980Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-of2013481940050041800000.188.250.271.52113452.300.083.167.2427.6934.624.500.000.0044.44
1980Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         501723056131145200213210300.326.396.6571.05311328197.326.331.453.45410.6616.241.527.1112.2950.00
1982Hagerstown SunsCaroA+bal-of22883244696210185911276640130.296.357.528.88517139356.324.232.315.3887.5818.542.445.0618.0040.63
1983Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-of23138503721453732587124510241460.288.349.523.87226365557.316.235.322.3808.0818.312.274.4920.1244.83
1983Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-of23313121002000400000.154.154.231.3853113.222.077.077.1690.0030.770.000.000.0050.00
1983Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         141516731473832589124510641460.285.344.516.86026666570.314.231.316.3757.8918.602.364.3920.6444.90
1984Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-of2413443176130264136700547310340.302.378.471.84920343489.336.169.295.37811.0414.931.352.6633.1533.08
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal18of24816371012001300000.438.471.6881.15911217.500.250.313.5115.8817.653.005.8816.0028.57
1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal18dh251133284386801750012852211215.262.323.442.76514525360.265.180.262.3387.7814.441.864.7219.2929.07
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal18dh-of2611233842921711860202156212316.272.317.488.80516536364.278.216.284.3495.7715.382.674.9518.7839.13
1987Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal18of27135469741482303194113167305116.316.358.563.92126454508.311.247.313.3926.1013.192.166.1015.1336.49
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal18,19of-dh28136452381041911047164272604411.230.302.343.64515530504.251.113.195.2928.3314.291.711.9845.2028.85
1989Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal19dh291023043374121733112658305104.243.305.359.66410920338.275.116.201.2907.6917.162.232.0743.4327.03
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet9of-dh3013136040941721052132442204213.261.308.403.71114529390.269.142.203.3166.1510.771.752.5636.0030.85
1992TaiyoJap CenIntl-3213148761150002610010405900000.308.361.468.82922826527.308.160.244.3767.5911.201.484.9318.7317.33
1993New Orleans ZephyrsAmerAAAmil30of-1b33127457601282811898363152711090.280.329.464.79321247506.277.184.245.3406.1310.281.683.5625.3936.72
1993Seattle MarinersALMLBsea40dh331117021001002110002.118.250.176.4263120.125.058.176.21810.005.000.500.000.0050.00
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter748228427360798594339612175351192212277.266.321.437.7589971972501.276.171.245.0007.0014.032.013.7624.3032.45
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter610213731962113711994155921037521226220.291.356.504.86010772472396.309.213.310.0008.7615.651.794.1321.5939.77
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2649011372605553116736851298113130.289.351.464.815418911008.304.175.266.0008.4312.801.523.0829.0635.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter151551731544132592124912041460.279.340.501.84127669609.315.222.309.0008.0519.702.454.1122.0444.81
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter883244696210185911276640130.296.357.528.88517139356.324.232.315.0007.5818.542.445.0618.0040.63
Rk Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter10736163111203259700496050800.307.390.587.97721248423.303.280.416.00011.5814.181.225.9114.4443.24
Intl Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13148761150002610010405900000.308.361.468.82922826527.308.160.244.0007.5911.201.484.9318.7317.33
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter60619072335118038428659149308162172062.268.324.445.7698491672091.279.177.253.0007.1314.732.074.0222.7032.68
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13136040941721052132442204213.261.308.403.71114529390.269.142.203.0006.1510.771.752.5636.0030.85
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1117021001002110002.118.250.176.4263120.125.058.176.00010.005.000.500.000.0050.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162495591312112073133876405517.266.321.437.75821643542.276.171.245.0007.0014.032.013.7624.3032.45
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625688516536326110125610061760.291.356.504.86028666636.309.213.310.0008.7615.651.794.1321.5939.77

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal18OF56--7343-8077.9631.38------6783.681.2
1978Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal181B6--484115352.9818.67------679.08.7
1979Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal19OF2--1---111.0000.50------366.72.9
1980Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal20OF23--4032-4543.9561.87------3762.233.8
1980Charlotte O's SouAAbal20OF3--41--551.0001.67------1323.12.1
1982Hagerstown Suns CaroA+bal22OF72--123561134128.9551.78------8881.852.9
1983Charlotte O's SouAAbal23OF99--1331072150143.9531.44------13871.767.8
1983Charlotte O's SouAAbal231B18--1235-101281281.0007.11------13813.012.3
1983Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal23OF3--5-1-65.8331.67------3100.02.1
1984Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal24OF129--2011925222220.9911.71------13496.392.1
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24OF7--121--13131.0001.86------887.54.3
1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25DH93---------------11382.357.8
1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25OF9--7-1-87.8750.78------1138.05.6
1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal251B1--51-1661.0006.00------1130.90.6
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26DH58---------------11251.835.8
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26OF32--601116261.9841.91------11228.619.8
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26C6--1011-1211.9171.83-2-100.0-1125.43.7
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal261B4--185132423.9585.75------1123.62.5
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal263B2--21--331.0001.50------1121.81.2
1987Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27OF124--229562240234.9751.89------13591.976.5
1987Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27DH7---------------1355.24.3
1987Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal271B3--142111716.9415.33------1352.21.9
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28OF76--13994-152148.9741.95------13655.947.2
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28DH50---------------13636.831.1
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal281B3--203-323231.0007.67------1362.21.9
1989Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29DH88---------------10286.354.3
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet30OF79--98721107105.9811.33------13160.348.8
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet30DH44---------------13133.627.2
1993New Orleans Zephyrs AmerAAAmil33OF32--384-142421.0001.31------12725.222.2
1993New Orleans Zephyrs AmerAAAmil331B24--1559114165164.9946.83------12718.916.7
1993Seattle MarinersALMLBsea33DH5---------------1145.53.1
1993Seattle MarinersALMLBsea33OF1--1---111.0001.00------119.10.6
MLB Totals for DH - 7 season(s)-   DH345---------------3450.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 7 season(s)-   OF328--54623144583569.9761.73------3280.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B11--5711287068.9716.18------110.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C6--1011-1211.9171.83-2-100.0-60.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2--21--331.0001.50------20.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF164--2442336270267.9891.63------1640.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B24--1559114165164.9946.83------240.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF102--1371172155148.9551.45------1020.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B18--1235-101281281.0007.11------180.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF72--123561134128.9551.78------720.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF81--11475-126121.9601.49------810.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B6--484115352.9818.67------60.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal18--6------56-
1979Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal19---------2-
1980Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal20---------23-
1980Charlotte O's SouAAbal20---------3-
1982Hagerstown Suns CaroA+bal22---------72-
1983Charlotte O's SouAAbal23--18------99-
1983Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal23---------3-
1984Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal24---------129-
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24---------7-
1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25--1------993
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26-64--2---3258
1987Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27--3------1247
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28--3------7650
1989Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29----------88
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet30---------7944
1993New Orleans Zephyrs AmerAAAmil33--24------32-
1993Seattle MarinersALMLBsea33---------15

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1993-10-04Released by Mariners. 
1993-09-02Sent to Mariners by Brewers for future considerations. 
1992-12-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Brewers. 
1991-11-01Released by Angels. 
1991-10-14ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1990-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1990-01-10TradeTraded by Orioles to Tigers for Mike Brumley. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll2560,000-51636-370,78060,00060,000
1986Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll26120,000-4762332386,34760,000180,000
1987Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll27145,000-3712048344,90660,000325,000
1988Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll28540,000-201972++392,10762,500865,000
1989Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll29660,000-195476++429,80262,5001,525,000
1990Detroit TigersTeam Payroll30670,000-2411166++515,727100,0002,195,000
1993Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll33109,000-75744-968,431109,0002,304,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red