Tim Harikkala

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Tim Harikkala
Born: (1971-07-15) July 15, 1971 (age 46)
West Palm Beach, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 27, 1995, for the Seattle Mariners
Last MLB appearance
August 12, 2007, for the Colorado Rockies
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 7–8
Earned run average 5.98
Strikeouts 48

Timothy Allan Harikkala was born July 15, 1971. He is the father of two kids, T.J. and Alison. He is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He is an alumnus of Florida Atlantic University, where he played baseball for the Owls under head coach Kevin Cooney.

Drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 34th round of the 1992 Major League Baseball draft, Harikkala would make his Major League Baseball debut with Seattle on May 27, 1995.

Harikkala made his first start in his only appearance in the majors in 1996. He played for Samsung Lions and LG Twins in South Korea from 2005 to 2007. He would make 71 major league relief appearances before making his second major league start for the Colorado Rockies on August 12, 2007. With 4,021 days passing between these two starts, Harikkala holds the MLB record for time elapsed between two starts.

Harikkala was a member of the York Revolution of the Atlantic League.

Harikkala played in SM-league in Finland (Finnish Baseball and Softball Federation (FBSF)) during the 2010 season.

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