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Larry Hisle
Outfielder
Born: May 5, 1947 (1947-05-05) (age 62)
Portsmouth, Ohio
Batted: Right Threw: Right 
MLB debut
April 10, 1968 for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
May 6, 1982 for the Milwaukee Brewers
Career statistics
Batting average     .273
Home runs     166
Runs batted in     674
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Larry Eugene Hisle (born May 5, 1947 in Portsmouth, Ohio) is a former outfielder in Major League Baseball who played with the Philadelphia Phillies (1968-71), Minnesota Twins (1973-77) and Milwaukee Brewers (1978-82). He batted and threw right-handed. A torn rotator cuff suffered in April 1979 severely limited his playing time for the remainder of his career.

Larry Hisle is currently employed with the Milwaukee Brewers and holds the title of Manager of Youth Outreach, and is the President of Major League Mentoring, a youth mentoring program in Milwaukee, WI. He was formerly the hitting coach for the Toronto Blue Jays helping them to World Series titles in 1992 and 1993. Under his coaching in 1993 Blue Jays John Olerud, Paul Molitor and Roberto Alomar finished 1-2-3 in the American League respectively in batting average.

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Career

In a 14-season career, Hisle posted a .273 batting average with 166 home runs and 674 RBI in 1197 games played.

Best seasons

  • 1977: .302 BA, 28 HR, 119 RBI
  • 1978: .290 BA, 34 HR, 115 RBI

Highlights

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Preceded by
Lee May
American League RBI Champion
1977
Succeeded by
Jim Rice
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