|Birth Day:||May 6, 1953|
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He made his major league debut with the Cleveland Indians in 1975.
Andersen possessed an average fastball and outstanding slider. He was drafted out of high school in the seventh round in 1971 by the Cleveland Indians. He signed immediately. In 1972 in his first full season he played for Reno of the California League, going 4-14, with a 6.53 ERA in 124 innings, with a 1.80 WHIP.
On May 13, 1986, he was released by the Philadelphia Phillies. Three days later he was signed as a free agent by the Houston Astros, who released him on November 12.
On December 21, 1986, he was signed as a free agent by the Houston Astros, who released him on November 9, 1987.
In 1995, Andersen was a player/coach for the Reading Phillies after he failed to make the Major League club out of Spring Training. He spent the following two seasons as the pitching coach for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons.
Andersen joined Philadelphia's broadcast team as a color commentator prior to the 1998 season, filling the position left vacant by the death of Richie Ashburn late in the 1997 campaign. Andersen worked on both television and radio from 1998 to 2006 before moving exclusively to radio in 2007. Early in his broadcasting tenure, Andersen occasionally provided television color commentary when the Phillies were featured regionally on Fox Saturday afternoon telecasts. During the 2007 season, he began doing play-by-play work on Phillies radio broadcasts during the fifth and sixth innings, but returned to full-time color commentary in 2008.
In 2012, Andersen was ranked #12 on the MLB Network Countdown of the Top 25 personalities in Major League Baseball history.
Larry's father, Dale, was an umpire for the West Seattle Pee-Wees.
Currently, Larry Andersen is 68 years, 0 months and 5 days old. Larry Andersen will celebrate 69th birthday on a Friday 6th of May 2022. Below we countdown to Larry Andersen upcoming birthday.