May 14, 1970 |
West Covina, California
|August 17, 1997, for the Kansas City Royals|
|Last MLB appearance|
|June 1, 2004, for the Florida Marlins|
|Runs batted in||78|
Larry James Sutton (born May 14, 1970) is a former Major League Baseball player for the Kansas City Royals, Oakland Athletics, St. Louis Cardinals, and Florida Marlins. He attended Mater Dei High School and the University of Illinois.
Sutton was a 21st round draft pick by the Kansas City Royals in 1992. In 1994, Sutton was the MVP of the Class-A Carolina League, and his team, the Wilmington Blue Rocks won the Carolina League championship. The team featured future major leaguers Johnny Damon and Sal Fasano. In 2000, he hit two home runs in the Triple-A World Series for Memphis against Indianapolis.
In 572 career at-bats, Sutton compiled a .236 batting average.
In 2012, he was the manager of the DSL Pirates2
- Cardinals' Media Relations, ed. (2001). St. Louis Cardinals 2001 Media Guide. Hadler Printing Company. pp. A–216–A219.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors), or Retrosheet, or Korea Baseball Organization, or Pelota Binaria (Venezuelan Winter League)
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