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Len Barker

Leonard Harold Barker (Large Lenny)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 5", Weight: 225 lb.

Born: July 27, 1955 in Fort Knox, Kentucky, United States
High School: Neshaminy HS (Langhorne, PA)

Drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 3rd round of the 1973 MLB June Amateur Draft from Neshaminy HS (Langhorne, PA).

Major League Stats


Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1973 17 -2.5 Rangers GULF Rk TEX 7 1 .875 1.37 1.98 11 11 2 1 0 59.0 34 13 9 0 27 0 54 6 0 3 1.034 5.2 0.0 4.1 8.2 2.00
1974 18 -2.9 Gastonia WCRS A TEX 11 7 .611 3.34 4.14 20 19 9 5 0 124.0 101 57 46 2 53 0 140 3 1 10 1.242 7.3 0.1 3.8 10.2 2.64
1975 19 -3.2 Pittsfield EL AA TEX 7 12 .368 2.89 4.08 24 24 10 3 0 159.0 117 72 51 5 109 2 133 6 0 15 1.421 6.6 0.3 6.2 7.5 1.22
1976 20 -5.1 Sacramento PCL AAA TEX 11 10 .524 5.55 6.57 27 27 4 0 0 141.0 140 103 87 19 96 0 92 9 0 16 1.674 8.9 1.2 6.1 5.9 0.96
1976 20 -7.6 TEX AL MLB TEX 1 0 1.000 2.40 2.40 2 2 0 1 1 0 15.0 7 4 4 0 6 0 7 2 0 1 56 0.867 4.2 0.0 3.6 4.2 1.17
1977 21 -3.7 Tucson PCL AAA TEX 9 7 .563 5.70 6.36 20 20 6 2 0 109.0 114 77 69 7 77 0 93 3 1 9 1.752 9.4 0.6 6.4 7.7 1.21
1977 21 -6.5 TEX AL MLB TEX 4 1 .800 2.66 2.85 15 3 7 0 0 1 47.1 36 15 14 1 24 3 51 1 0 5 196 1.268 6.8 0.2 4.6 9.7 2.13
1978 22 -3.2 Tucson PCL AAA TEX 4 0 1.000 1.04 2.77 8 3 0 0 1 26.0 22 8 3 1 16 0 16 0 0 2 1.462 7.6 0.3 5.5 5.5 1.00
1978 22 -5.2 TEX AL MLB TEX 1 5 .167 4.82 5.33 29 0 15 0 0 4 52.1 63 31 28 6 29 2 33 2 0 6 243 1.758 10.8 1.0 5.0 5.7 1.14
1979 23 -4.4 CLE AL MLB CLE 6 6 .500 4.92 5.18 29 19 3 2 0 0 137.1 146 79 75 6 70 1 93 2 0 10 609 1.573 9.6 0.4 4.6 6.1 1.33
1980 24 -3.7 CLE AL MLB CLE 19 12 .613 4.17 4.64 36 36 0 8 1 0 246.1 237 127 114 17 92 3 187 3 1 14 1052 1.336 8.7 0.6 3.4 6.8 2.03
1981 25 -2.9 CLE AL MLB CLE 8 7 .533 3.91 4.20 22 22 0 9 3 0 154.1 150 72 67 7 46 0 127 1 0 5 660 1.270 8.7 0.4 2.7 7.4 2.76
1982 26 -2.2 CLE AL MLB CLE 15 11 .577 3.90 4.30 33 33 0 10 1 0 244.2 211 117 106 17 88 2 187 3 0 10 1021 1.222 7.8 0.6 3.2 6.9 2.13
1983 27 -1.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CLE-ATL 9 16 .360 4.88 5.37 30 30 0 4 1 0 182.2 181 109 99 16 66 5 126 2 0 8 776 1.352 8.9 0.8 3.3 6.2 1.91
1983 27 -1.5 CLE AL MLB CLE 8 13 .381 5.11 5.53 24 24 0 4 1 0 149.2 150 92 85 16 52 3 105 2 0 6 633 1.350 9.0 1.0 3.1 6.3 2.02
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1983 27 -1.5 ATL NL MLB ATL 1 3 .250 3.82 4.64 6 6 0 0 0 0 33.0 31 17 14 0 14 2 21 0 0 2 143 1.364 8.5 0.0 3.8 5.7 1.50
1984 28 -0.1 ATL NL MLB ATL 7 8 .467 3.85 4.20 21 20 0 1 0 0 126.1 120 59 54 10 38 2 95 2 1 3 528 1.251 8.5 0.7 2.7 6.8 2.50
1985 29 4.9 Greenville SOUL AA ATL 1 0 1.000 1.80 1.80 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 7 0 0 1 0.400 1.8 0.0 1.8 12.6 7.00
1985 29 0.8 ATL NL MLB ATL 2 9 .182 6.35 6.72 20 18 1 0 0 0 73.2 84 55 52 10 37 1 47 1 0 3 335 1.643 10.3 1.2 4.5 5.7 1.27
1986 30 3.4 Indianapolis AA AAA MON 3 2 .600 3.32 4.58 13 10 2 1 0 0 57.0 53 29 21 4 31 0 39 0 0 4 1.474 8.4 0.6 4.9 6.2 1.26
1987 31 4.5 Denver AA AAA MIL 4 3 .571 4.69 5.06 13 8 3 0 0 0 48.0 48 27 25 2 29 2 36 0 0 2 1.604 9.0 0.4 5.4 6.8 1.24
1987 31 2.4 MIL AL MLB MIL 2 1 .667 5.36 5.56 11 11 0 0 0 0 43.2 54 27 26 6 17 1 22 2 0 0 198 1.626 11.1 1.2 3.5 4.5 1.29
MLB (11 seasons) MLB 74 76 .493 4.34 4.73 248 194 26 35 7 5 1323.2 1289 695 639 96 513 20 975 21 2 65 5674 1.361 8.8 0.7 3.5 6.6 1.90
Minors (9 seasons) Minors 57 42 .576 3.86 4.78 137 123 5 32 11 1 728.0 630 387 312 40 439 4 610 27 2 62 1.468 7.8 0.5 5.4 7.5 1.39
All Levels (15 Seasons) 131 118 .526 4.17 4.75 385 317 31 67 18 6 2051.2 1919 1082 951 136 952 24 1585 48 4 127 5674 1.399 8.4 0.6 4.2 7.0 1.66
AA (2 seasons) Minors 8 12 .400 2.85 4.01 25 25 0 10 3 0 164.0 118 73 52 5 110 2 140 6 0 16 1.390 6.5 0.3 6.0 7.7 1.27
AAA (5 seasons) Minors 31 22 .585 4.84 5.76 81 68 5 11 2 1 381.0 377 244 205 33 249 2 276 12 1 33 1.643 8.9 0.8 5.9 6.5 1.11
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1973 17 -2.8 Rangers GULF Rk TEX 11 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 0
1974 18 -2.9 Gastonia WCRS A TEX 20 50 41 0 6 1 0 0 3 0 0 8 25 .146 .286 .171 .456 7 0 1 0
1975 19 -3.9 Pittsfield EL AA TEX 24 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
1976 20 -5.0 Sacramento PCL AAA TEX 27 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 0
1976 20 -7.5 TEX AL MLB TEX 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977 21 -4.3 Tucson PCL AAA TEX 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977 21 -6.5 TEX AL MLB TEX 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1978 22 -3.0 Tucson PCL AAA TEX 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1978 22 -5.5 TEX AL MLB TEX 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1979 23 -4.8 CLE AL MLB CLE 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980 24 -4.0 CLE AL MLB CLE 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 25 -3.7 CLE AL MLB CLE 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982 26 -2.8 CLE AL MLB CLE 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 27 -1.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB ATL-CLE 30 10 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .125 .125 .125 .250 1 0 0 2 0 0
1983 27 -1.8 CLE AL MLB CLE 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1983 27 -1.5 ATL NL MLB ATL 6 10 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .125 .125 .125 .250 1 0 0 2 0 0
1984 28 -0.5 ATL NL MLB ATL 21 48 38 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 6 19 .053 .182 .079 .261 3 1 0 4 0 0
1985 29 5.0 Greenville SOUL AA ATL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985 29 0.3 ATL NL MLB ATL 20 17 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 30 3.9 Indianapolis AA AAA MON 13 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
1987 31 5.1 Denver AA AAA MIL 13 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 0 0
1987 31 2.6 MIL AL MLB MIL 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLB (11 seasons) MLB 248 75 63 3 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 6 31 .048 .130 .063 .194 4 1 0 6 0 0
Minors (9 seasons) Minors 137 64 52 1 6 1 0 0 3 0 0 9 31 .115 .246 .135 .381 7 0 3 0 0
All Levels (15 Seasons) 385 139 115 4 9 2 0 0 4 0 1 15 62 .078 .185 .096 .280 11 1 0 9 0 0
AA (2 seasons) Minors 25 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
AAA (5 seasons) Minors 81 6 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 2 0 0
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1973 17 Rangers GULF Rk TEX P 11 18 2 13 3 0 .833 1.36
1974 18 Gastonia WCRS A TEX P 20 12 1 8 3 0 .750 0.45
1975 19 Pittsfield EL AA TEX P 24 32 8 20 4 1 .875 1.17
1976 20 Sacramento PCL AAA TEX P 27 36 11 22 3 1 .917 1.22
1976 20 TEX AL MLB TEX P 2 15.0 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 1.20 1.00
1977 21 Tucson PCL AAA TEX P 20 28 8 16 4 2 .857 1.20
1977 21 TEX AL MLB TEX P 15 47.0 12 4 8 0 1 1.000 2.30 0.80
1978 22 Tucson PCL AAA TEX P 8 8 2 6 0 0 1.000 1.00
1978 22 TEX AL MLB TEX P 29 52.0 12 2 9 1 1 .917 1.90 0.38
1979 23 CLE AL MLB CLE P 29 137.0 23 8 13 2 1 .913 1.38 0.72
1980 24 CLE AL MLB CLE P 36 246.0 35 11 24 0 2 1.000 1.28 0.97
1981 25 CLE AL MLB CLE P 22 154.0 32 9 21 2 1 .938 1.75 1.36
1982 26 CLE AL MLB CLE P 33 245.0 52 23 27 2 1 .962 1.84 1.52
1983 27 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CLE-ATL P 30 183.0 36 9 24 3 3 .917 1.62 1.10
1983 27 CLE AL MLB CLE P 24 150.0 22 5 16 1 3 .955 1.26 0.88
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1983 27 ATL NL MLB ATL P 6 33.0 14 4 8 2 0 .857 3.27 2.00
1984 28 ATL NL MLB ATL P 21 126.0 41 5 34 2 2 .951 2.79 1.86
1985 29 Greenville SOUL AA ATL P 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1985 29 ATL NL MLB ATL P 20 74.0 12 2 9 1 0 .917 1.34 0.55
1986 30 Indianapolis AA AAA MON P 13 6 1 5 0 1 1.000 0.46
1987 31 Denver AA AAA MIL P 13 14 6 8 0 1 1.000 1.08
1987 31 MIL AL MLB MIL P 11 44.0 9 3 6 0 0 1.000 1.84 0.82
MLB (11 seasons) MLB P 248 1323.0 266 76 177 13 12 .951 1.72 1.02
Minors (9 seasons) Minors P 137 155 40 98 17 6 .890 1.01
All Levels (15 Seasons) P 385 1323.0 421 116 275 30 18 .929 1.72 1.02
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1973 17 GCL Rangers Gulf Coast League Rk
1974 18 Gastonia Rangers Western Carolinas League A
1975 19 Pittsfield Rangers Eastern League AA
1976 20 Sacramento Solons Pacific Coast League AAA
1976 20 Texas Rangers American League MLB 1 1976-09-14 1976-10-03
1977 21 Tucson Toros Pacific Coast League AAA
1977 21 Texas Rangers American League MLB 1 1977-07-02 1977-10-01
1978 22 Tucson Toros Pacific Coast League AAA
1978 22 Texas Rangers American League MLB 1 1978-04-12 1978-09-26
1979 23 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1979-04-15 1979-09-28
1980 24 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1980-04-12 1980-10-05
1981 25 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1981-04-15 1981-10-02
1982 26 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1982-04-11 1982-10-01
1983 27 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1983-04-07 1983-08-23
1983 27 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 2 1983-08-31 1983-09-27
1984 28 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1984-04-03 1984-07-25
1985 29 Greenville Braves Southern League AA
1985 29 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1985-04-16 1985-09-18
1986 30 Indianapolis Indians American Association AAA
1987 31 Denver Zephyrs American Association AAA
1987 31 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1987-05-30 1987-09-26

Sabr ID: f70f336c

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