From BR Bullpen
Larry Richard Christenson
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 4", Weight 215 lb.
- High School Marysville (WA) High School
- Debut April 13, 1973
- Final Game June 3, 1983
- Born November 10, 1953 in Everett, WA USA
 Biographical Information
Larry Christenson made his major league debut at the age of 19 on April 13, 1973. He pitched a complete game against the New York Mets, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-1 win. Though plagued by injuries, he went on to pitch for the Phillies for 11 seasons, 5 of which the team won division titles.
Larry hit 11 home runs in his career, including 2 in one game against the Mets on September 5, 1976. He also hit a grand slam in the Phillies' division-clinching 15-9 win over the Chicago Cubs on September 27, 1977.
 Notable Achievements
- 15 Wins Seasons: 1 (1977)
- 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 3 (1977, 1978 & 1982)
- Won a World Series with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1980