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Timothy Allan Harikkala (born July 15, 1971) is a former professional baseball pitcher. He is an alumnus of Florida Atlantic University, where he played baseball for the Owls under head coach Kevin Cooney.
Harikkala with the Oakland Athletics in 2005
|Born: July 15, 1971|
Lake Worth, Florida
|May 27, 1995, for the Seattle Mariners|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 12, 2007, for the Colorado Rockies|
|Earned run average||5.98|
Harikkala made his first start in his only appearance in the majors in 1996. He played for Samsung Lions and LG Twins in South Korea from 2005 to 2007. He would make 71 major league relief appearances before making his second major league start for the Colorado Rockies on August 12, 2007. With 4,021 days passing between these two starts, Harikkala holds the MLB record for time elapsed between two starts.
Harikkala played in SM-league in Finland (Finnish Baseball and Softball Federation (FBSF)) during the 2010 season.
Harikkala has spent time after his pro baseball career playing for the Hortonville Stars of the Dairyland League in Hortonville, WI
In 2017, Harikkala was named Varsity Head Coach for the Appleton Xavier Hawks baseball team in Appleton, Wi.
- Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors), or Retrosheet, or Korea Baseball Organization, or Pura Pelota (Venezuelan Winter League)
- Baseball Team Expos – Ennakko: Harikkala debytoi kun Expos kohtaa Icen 30.6 (Finnish)
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