Kenneth Francis Landreaux
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 165 lb.
Born: December 22, 1954 in Los Angeles, CA
High School: Dominguez HS (Compton, CA)
School: Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
Drafted by the California Angels in the 1st round (6th pick) of the 1976 amateur draft.
Debut: September 11, 1977 (Age 22.263, 11,575th in MLB history)
vs. CHW 4 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1978 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Dodgers/Twins/Angels 1977-1987
Final Game: October 4, 1987 (Age 32.286)
vs. SDP 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Relatives: Cousin of Enos Cabell
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News -- July 2014
- 7/28 Gammons Daily: 33 three-triple games since 1914: Friday night, in the first game of the Dodgers’ three-game sweep of the Giants, Yasiel Puig made his first start of the...
News -- June 2014
- 6/2 Twinstrivia.com: On this Day in Twins History – June 2, 1986: Officially ending his Hall of Fame career about six months after MLB owners did it for him, Rod Carew announced his retirement....
News -- January 2014
- 1/25 Classic Minnesota Twins: Baseball Digest - Ken Landreaux And His 1980 Hitting Streak: Ken Landreaux hit in 31 straight games for the Twins in 1980, which is still the team record. Brian Harper had hit in 25 games...
News -- August 2013
- 8/7 Walk-Off Walk: August 7: My Day: I don't talk too much about myself here because frankly, this blog is about the Braves. However, because it's August 7th,...
News -- July 2013
- 7/27 Twinstrivia.com: Taking a look at hitting streaks: Former Twins outfielder Micheal Cuddyer set a Colorado Rockies team record recently when he had a 27 game hitting streak from...
News -- June 2013
- 6/13 Lasorda's Lair: Bat Boy For Tommy Lasorda: The Dodgers are bad. Real bad. At the moment the Dodgers are flying into Pittsburgh to begin a three game series in Steel town,...
News -- May 2013
- 5/31 Twinstrivia.com: This Day in Twins History – May 31: 5/31/1976 – With trade rumors running rampant due to how poorly salary negotiations had progressed, Bert Blyleven...
News -- January 2013
- 1/18 Lasorda's Lair: Matt Kemp Named Celebrity Grand Marshal of MLK Parade: We’ve seen some of the charity work of Adrian Gonzalez this fall. Chad Billingsley visits kids in the local hospital. Of...
News -- May 2012
- 5/20 Classic Minnesota Twins: Jerry Koosman & The '79 twins Video: Jerry Koosman became the Twins staff ace in the first year, A.D., after the Carew trade. After viewing this video on another...
News -- March 2011
- 3/24 NY Baseball Digest: Will DiMaggio’s Streak Ever Be Broken?: Kostya Kennedy, author of the new Joe DiMaggio book “56: Joe DiMaggio and the Last Magic Number in Sports,” joined...
News -- June 2010
- 6/30 Caught Looking: Triples cubed: Triples should come in three’s. Twins outfielder Denard Span tied a modern major league record last night with three triples...
- 6/29 B-R Blog: Span’s got 3 triples: Denard Span has 3 triples in tonight's game already. Click through for the list of all 3-triples games in the years 1920-1939,...