Larry Benard McDonald
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 7", Weight: 212 lb.
Born: November 24, 1967 in Baton Rouge, LA
High School: Denham Springs HS (Denham Springs, LA) School: Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, LA) by the Drafted Baltimore Orioles in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 1989 amateur draft. Signed August 19, 1989.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 6, 1989 (Age 21)
vs. CLE 2.2 IP, 1 H, 2 SO, 1 BB, 1 ER Teams (by GP): Orioles/Brewers 1989-1997 Agents: Scott Boras, previously: Larry McDonald [*] Final Game: July 16, 1997 (Age 29)
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News -- December 2013
12/21 The Greatest 21 Days: Ben McDonald, High Expectations - 699: Originally published Sept. 19, 2011Going into the 1989 draft, Ben McDonald was going to be the top pick and everyone knew it. ... News -- October 2013
10/1 The Cardboard Examiner: 1993 TOPPS FINEST: #65 BEN McDONALD: NEVER BECAME THE ACE EVERYONE EXPECTED.BUT HE WAS A COLLEGE AND OLYMPIC STAR.DEFINING THE PLAYERThe No. 1 pick of the major-league ... News -- September 2013
9/4 Indians Baseball Insider: Living in the moment is hard at the Corner of Carnegie & Ontario: It’s hard to live in the moment here at the Corner of Carnegie and Ontario.
To be a Cleveland Indians’ fan often ... News -- August 2013
8/27 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Grissom Made Most of Single Year with Indians: Over the weekend, Marquis Grissom was all smiles in his appearance in the Rally Alley behind Progressive Field. But when Grissom ... News -- July 2013
7/3 Kevin Slowey Was Framed: 20 Minnesota Twins Trades: Scott Erickson for drek: Just one day after trading away Rick Aguilera, one of the more po**** players on the Twins team, General Manager Terry Ryan's ...
7/1 Down with Goldy: Twins/Gophers/Wolves Pre-July 4th Round-Up: Before the Super-long holiday weekend when everyone disappears for five days, I figured I should do a quick round-up of the three ... News -- June 2013
6/8 Tyler's Think Tank: Pitchers Drafted First: Of the 48 men who were chosen first in baseball's amateur draft, only 13 (27 percent) were pitchers. Given their underwhelming ... News -- May 2013
5/26 The Greatest 21 Days: Tom Brown, Right Approach - 1432: The Baltimore Orioles took Ben McDonald first overall in 1989 and an Orioles minor league coach Tom Brown had a special interest ...
5/13 Inside the Dodgers: Daily Distractions: Analyzing Matt Kemp’s power outage.: Matt Kemp collected his 1,000th career hit yesterday afternoon. Good thing the Dodgers recognized the accomplishment on the video ... News -- April 2013
4/7 The Greatest 21 Days: Ben McDonald, High Expectations - PC1408: Originally published Sept. 19, 2011 Going into the 1989 draft, Ben McDonald was going to be the top pick and everyone knew it. ... News -- January 2013
1/27 Southside Showdown: SoxFest Saturday recap: Within fifteen minutes of arriving at SoxFest, all notions of being “star-struck” or finding it bizarre to see highly-televised ... News -- December 2012
12/8 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Today in Tribe History: December 8, 1997: Compiled by Jason Kaminski The Indians sign free agent outfielder Kenny Lofton to a 3-year contract, and free agent pitcher Dwight ... News -- February 2012
2/26 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Today in Tribe History: February 26, 1998: Compiled by Jason Kaminski Cleveland Indians pitcher Ben McDonald undergoes surgery on his right shoulder. He will be out for ... News -- September 2011
9/19 The Greatest 21 Days: Ben McDonald, High Expectations - 302: Going into the 1989 draft, Ben McDonald was going to be the top pick and everyone knew it. All he had to do was live up to those ... News -- March 2011
3/11 MLBTradeRumors: This Date In Transactions History: March 11: His name is Dan Uggla, and he's celebrating his 31st birthday today. He was also involved in one of the winter's biggest trades ... News -- August 2010
8/10 B-R Blog: 8+ ER in 8+ IP: In looking at my recent Josh Beckett post I noticed he had a start last year allowing 8 earned runs while pitching 8 innings. ... News -- June 2010
6/28 MLBTradeRumors: Mark Prior To Audition For MLB Teams: It's been four years since Mark Prior threw a pitch in the major leagues, but he hopes to play at the highest level once again, ...