Larry Arndt

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Lary Arndt
First baseman / Third baseman
Born: (1963-02-25)February 25, 1963
Fremont, Ohio
Died: January 3, 2014(2014-01-03) (aged 50)
Toledo, Ohio
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 6, 1989, for the Oakland Athletics
Last MLB appearance
June 7, 1989, for the Oakland Athletics
MLB statistics
Games 2
At-bats 6
Runs 1
Hits 1
Batting average .167
Teams

Larry Wayne Arndt (February 25, 1963 – January 3, 2014) was an infielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Oakland Athletics during its 1989 season. Listed at 6' 1", 195 lb., Arndt batted and threw right handed.[1]

Born in Fremont, Ohio, Arndt attended Bowling Green State University, where he enjoyed a successful collegiate career. Arndt left school in 1985 as the team's career leader in runs batted in with 162, winning first-team All-conference honors in 1984 and second-team in 1985.[2]

Arndt was selected by the Athletics in the 26th round of the 1985 MLB Draft.[1] He spent four seasons in the Minor Leagues before joining the big team in June 1989, going 6-for-1 with a run scored in two games. He played his last season with the Triple-A Tacoma Tigers in 1990.[3][4]

In between, Ardndt played winter ball with the Navegantes del Magallanes club of the Venezuelan League in the 1989-90 season.[5]

In 1995, he was inducted into the Bowling Green State University Hall of Fame.[2]

Arndt was a long time resident of Toledo, Ohio, where he died in 2014 at the age of 50.[6]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ a b Larry Arndt MLB Career. Baseball Reference.Retrieved on November 17, 2016.
  2. ^ a b BGSU Baseball – Larry Arndt. Bowling Green State Athletics Website. Retrieved on November 17, 2016.
  3. ^ Larry Arndt MiLB Career. Baseball Reference.Retrieved on November 17, 2016.
  4. ^ The Minor Leaguers of 1990. The Greatest 21 Days. Retrieved on November 17, 2016.
  5. ^ Venezuelan Winter League Statistics. Pura Pelota. Retrieved on November 17, 2016.
  6. ^ Obituary. Legacy.com. Retrieved on November 17, 2016.

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