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Larry Wayne Thomas Jr. (born October 25, 1969) is an American retired professional baseball pitcher. During his three seasons in the major leagues (1995–1997), he played for the Chicago White Sox.

Larry Thomas
Pitcher
Born: (1969-10-25) October 25, 1969 (age 49)
Miami, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Left
MLB debut
August 11, 1995, for the Chicago White Sox
Last MLB appearance
May 25, 1997, for the Chicago White Sox
MLB statistics
Win-Loss2–3
Earned run average3.02
Strikeouts32
Teams

Born in Miami, Florida, Thomas played college baseball for the University of Maine Black Bears under head coach John Winkin.[1] In 1991, he was named conference pitcher of the year, and played collegiate summer baseball in the Cape Cod Baseball League for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox, where he was named outstanding pitcher at the league's annual all-star game.[2]

Thomas was drafted by the White Sox in the 2nd round of the 1991 amateur draft, and played that year with the Class A (Short Season) Utica Blue Sox and Double-A Birmingham Barons. He made his major league debut with the White Sox in 1995. In 1996, he appeared in 57 games for Chicago, posting a 3.23 earned run average. He appeared in only five games for the White Sox in 1997, and after the season was traded with Al Levine to the Texas Rangers for Benji Gil, and was assigned to Texas' Triple-A Oklahoma RedHawks for 1998.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "University of Maine Baseball Players Who Made It to the Major Leagues". Baseball-Almanac.com. Archived from the original on June 2, 2004. Retrieved July 20, 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "Cape Cod Baseball League All-Star Game Results". wickedlocal.com. Retrieved August 3, 2019.

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