October 9, 1954 |
|September 14, 1975, for the Philadelphia Phillies|
|Last MLB appearance|
|June 22, 1986, for the Philadelphia Phillies|
|Earned run average||4.53|
Randy Louis Lerch (October 9, 1954 in Sacramento, California), is a former professional baseball pitcher who played in the major leagues for the Milwaukee Brewers, Philadelphia Phillies, Montreal Expos, and San Francisco Giants from 1975 to 1986.
His career win-loss record was 60–64 with 507 strikeouts and a 4.53 ERA.
On September 30, 1978, Lerch achieved a rare bit of notoriety for a pitcher by hitting two home runs in a 10–8 win that clinched the National League East Division championship for the Phillies.
- Collier, Gene (September 27, 1993). "Pirates, Phillies Have Owned the Outgoing NL East Division". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. p. D1.
- Denlinger, Ken (October 1, 1978). "Loud Sighs From Phillies Precede Popping of Corks". Washington Post. p. D2.
- "September 30, 1978 Philadelphia Phillies at Pittsburgh Pirates Box Score and Play by Play". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved January 23, 2010.
- Career statistics and player information from MLB, or Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
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