|Designated hitter / Outfielder|
December 6, 1959 |
|September 18, 1984, for the Baltimore Orioles|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 1, 1993, for the Seattle Mariners|
|Runs batted in||339|
Larry Kent Sheets (born December 6, 1959 in Staunton, Virginia), is a former Major League Baseball outfielder and designated hitter who played for the Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Tigers, and Seattle Mariners from 1984 to 1990 and 1993. He also played one season in Japan for the Yokohama Taiyo Whales in 1992.
Sheets had his best season in 1987 with the Orioles when he finished with career highs in batting average (.316), home runs (31) and RBIs (94). He currently operates a youth sports facility in Westminster, Maryland, and serves as Gilman School's head Varsity Baseball coach.
Sheets attended Eastern Mennonite University, where he played basketball. He was named to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference's all-conference second team in 1980 and to the first team in 1982. He graduated from Eastern Mennonite in 1984. He was named to Eastern Mennonite's athletic hall of fame in 1988. Has a son named Gavin who plays baseball for Wake Forest University.
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