Tito Landrum

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Tito Landrum
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Tito Landrum at 25th Anniversary of Orioles' 1983 World Series Championship
Outfielder
Born: (1954-10-25) October 25, 1954 (age 60)
Joplin, Missouri
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 23, 1980 for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
May 9, 1988 for the Baltimore Orioles
Career statistics
Batting average .249
Home runs 13
Runs batted in 111
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Terry Lee "Tito" Landrum (born October 25, 1954 in Joplin, Missouri), is a former professional baseball player who played in the Major Leagues primarily as an outfielder from 1980 to 1988. He graduated from Highland High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Landrum hit the game-winning home run for the Baltimore Orioles in the final game of the 1983 American League Championship Series.[1] He was a very late addition to the Orioles post-season roster, and such an unlikely hero that teammate John Lowenstein joked that he was not sure of Landrum's first name.[1] Landrum also played well in the 1985 National League Championship Series and 1985 World Series for the St. Louis Cardinals, subbing for an injured Vince Coleman. He hit well over .300 in the postseason and had a home run in game four of the World Series.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Boswell, Thomas (9 October 1983). "Landrum Is Unlikely Orioles Hero". The Washington Post. Retrieved 5 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Verducci, Tom (24 October 1985). "Cardinals Win, Take Commanding Lead In World Series". Telegraph-Herald. Retrieved 5 August 2011. 

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