July 15, 1971 |
West Palm Beach, Florida
|May 27, 1995, for the Seattle Mariners|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 12, 2007, for the Colorado Rockies|
|Earned run average||5.98|
Timothy Allan Harikkala was born July 15, 1971 in West Palm Beach, Florida 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.
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 played in SM-league in Finland (Finnish Baseball and Softball Federation (FBSF)) during the 2010 season.
- Career statistics and player information from MLB, or Baseball-Reference, or The Baseball Cube, or Retrosheet, or Baseball Reference (Independent, Korean, Mexican, Minor and Winter leagues), or Korea Baseball Organization, or Pura Pelota (Venezuelan Winter League)
- Baseball Team Expos – Ennakko: Harikkala debytoi kun Expos kohtaa Icen 30.6 (Finnish)
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