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Larry Jansen

Inducted as a player in 2010

Position: Pitcher
Height: 6-2
Weight: 190
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Born: July 16, 1920 in Verboort, OR
Died: October 10, 2009 in Verboort, OR

Teams (Years Played)

  • San Francisco Seals (1941-42; 1945-46)
  • Seattle Rainiers (1955-57)
  • Portland Beavers (1958-60)

Notes: Paced the PCL in several pitching categories during the 1946 seasons: games started, complete games, wins, winning percentage and innings pitched...His 30 wins in 1946 were the last time a PCL pitcher won 30 or more games in a single season...Member of three PCL championship-winning teams: 1945 and 1946 San Francisco Seals, 1955 Seattle Rainiers...Pitched in 291 Major League games...Finished second in the National League Rookie of the Year voting during his first Major League season with the New York Giants in 1947...Back-to-back ML All-Star in 1950 and 1951.

PCL Career Statistics

Year Team G GS CG SHO SV W L IP H R ER K BB ERA
1941 San Francisco 32 29 20 0 0 16 10 238.0 220 97 74 70 75 2.80
1942 San Francisco 32 23 12 2 2 11 14 173.0 222 108 83 46 39 4.32
1945 San Francisco 7 7 5 1 0 4 1 55.0 63 25 25 34 12 4.09
1946 San Francisco 38 38 31 4 0 30 6 321.0 254 85 56 171 69 1.57
1955 Seattle 26 16 6 1 3 7 7 137.1 147 55 51 66 26 3.34
1956 Seattle 24 11 6 1 4 11 2 97.2 85 33 28 59 20 2.58
1957 Seattle 30 25 9 4 1 10 12 179.2 185 70 63 82 25 3.16
1958 Portland 22 21 14 1 0 9 10 158.0 142 57 55 85 24 3.13
1959 Portland 11         1 0 24.0 26 10 7 11 4 2.62
1960 Portland 9 0       3 0 18.0 11 5 3   6 1.50
Totals (10 seasons) 231 170 89 13 10 102 62 1,401.2 1,355 545 445 624 300 2.86