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Larry Bowa

Baseball

Philadelphia Phillies

Played 12 seasons at SS with Phillies (1970-81)

Known for his soft hands, strong arm and fiery personality

Switch hitter who batted .280 or better four times in his career

Batted .316 in the NLCS and .375 in the World Series (1980)

Retired with the NL record for career games at SS with 2222

MLB rank for SS at retirement: 6th in Assists and 4th in Double Plays

Career stats with the Phillies: .264 AVG, 816 R, 1798 H, 421 RBI, 206 2B, 81 3B, 288 SB, .301 OB%

Career Fielding stats with the Phillies: .981 F%, 8129 TC, 2557 PO, 5416 A, 998 DP

5 time NL All-Star (1974-76, 1978-79)

1 time finished in the NL Top 5 in Hits

4 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Triples

1 time led the NL in Triples (1972)

1 time led the NL in Singles (1978)

6 times led the NL in Fielding % at SS (1970-72, 1974, 1978-79)

1 time led the NL in Assists at SS (1971)

1 time led the NL in Double Plays at SS (1971)

Current rank on Phillies Career Leaders

  • 5th in H [1798]
  • 7th in 3B [81]
  • 4th in SB [288]

Current rank amongst Phillies Shortstops

  • 1st in Total Chances [8129]
  • 2nd in Putouts [2557]
  • 1st in Assists [5416]
  • 1st in DP [998]

Established a MLB single season record for Fielding % at SS at .991 which stood for ten years (1979)

Holds the NL record for career Fielding % at SS at .980

2 time NL Gold Glove recipient at SS (1972, 1978)

1 time NL Champion with the Phillies (1980)

Member of the World Series Champion Philadelphia Phillies (1980)

Enshrined in the Phillies Wall of Fame (1991)

Voted to the Phillies Centennial Team (1983)

Spent 4 seasons as manager of the Phillies (2001-04)

Career managerial record with the Phillies: 337-308 with .522 winning %

Named BWAA NL Manager of the Year (2001)

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