Larry
Isaacson
 
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 180
 
Born: March 19, 1928 in Kingsbury
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Kennel Cups Won 1955   
Gold Glove 1958    1961    1962    1964   
All-Star Selections 1945    1946    1947    1948    1949    1950    1951    1952    1953    1954    1955    1959    1960    1962    1964   
Ratings - Batting     Help
  AVG 2B 3B HR BB SO
Year Age Tm Lg Salary vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1951 23 OAK SP $ 300,000  
1952 24 OAK SP $ 300,000  
1953 25 OAK SP $ 300,000  
1954 26 OAK SP $ 4,295,357  
1955 27 OAK SP $ 4,295,357  
1956 28 OAK SP $ 7,250,000  
1957 29 OAK SP $ 7,250,000  
1958 30 OAK SP $ 7,250,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings $ 300,000  
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 7,250,000  
                                             
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Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 31 OAK SP $ 7,250,000  
1960 32 OAK SP $ 10,200,000  
1961 33 OAK SP $ 10,200,000  
1962 34 OAK SP $ 10,200,000  
1963 35 OAK SP $ 10,200,000  
1964 36 OAK SP $ 10,200,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 7,250,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 10,200,000  
Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Most Valuable Player or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS
1951 23 OAK SP 9 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .091 .167 .091 .258 -0.1 0.0
    AA   125 451 57 126 16 1 13 56 10 7 79 143 .279 .387 .406 .793 74.5  
    A   11 49 7 17 4 0 2 8 1 0 4 17 .347 .396 .551 .947 9.7  
1952 24 OAK SP 95 265 39 62 14 4 6 34 0 0 35 79 .234 .334 .385 .719 34.7 6.4
    AAA   61 219 29 65 8 3 2 27 0 3 42 56 .297 .410 .388 .798 36.3  
1953 25 OAK SP 153 504 73 132 27 4 28 82 0 1 72 138 .262 .360 .498 .858 88.6 18.4
1954 26 OAK SP 144 487 78 119 16 4 23 87 4 1 66 138 .244 .344 .435 .779 76.6 13.2
1955 27 OAK SP 143 540 104 168 32 3 37 95 3 1 78 74 .311 .402 .587 .989 117.0 24.3
1956 28 OAK SP 156 559 102 168 24 2 37 111 0 0 88 41 .301 .402 .549 .951 119.4 25.3
1957 29 OAK SP 153 568 114 174 22 6 35 93 0 0 88 44 .306 .400 .551 .951 119.4 28.7
1958 30 OAK SP 136 488 88 134 21 8 32 95 0 1 62 50 .275 .358 .547 .905 91.4 17.5
1959 31 OAK SP 157 549 119 166 28 0 40 113 1 0 94 20 .302 .409 .572 .981 120.2 28.7
1960 32 OAK SP 155 528 111 156 27 1 50 130 2 0 110 15 .295 .419 .634 1.054 133.4 31.9
1961 33 OAK SP 157 542 89 154 18 4 30 90 1 0 94 32 .284 .392 .498 .890 103.0 20.9
1962 34 OAK SP 154 560 103 177 23 3 38 109 4 0 82 45 .316 .406 .571 .978 120.6 26.1
1963 35 OAK SP 153 519 66 135 20 0 23 74 0 1 86 60 .260 .367 .432 .798 80.9 14.3
1964 36 OAK SP 153 546 76 164 25 1 26 87 0 1 81 57 .300 .399 .493 .891 105.5 21.2
14 Years Sim 1918 6666 1163 1910 297 40 405 1200 15 6 1037 797 .287 .387 .525 .912 1310.6 276.8
1 Years AAA 61 219 29 65 8 3 2 27 0 3 42 56 .297 .414 .388 .803 36.3  
1 Years AA 125 451 57 126 16 1 13 56 10 7 79 143 .279 .397 .406 .803 74.5  
1 Years A 11 49 7 17 4 0 2 8 1 0 4 17 .347 .396 .551 .947 9.7  
3 Years Minors 197 719 93 208 28 4 17 91 11 10 125 216 .289 .403 .410 .813 120.5  
162 Game Average 563 98 161 25 3 34 101 1 0 87 67 .287 .387 .525 .912 110.7  
Career Highs 157 568 119 177 32 8 50 130 4 1 110 138 .316 .419 .634 1.054 133.4  
Career Batting Splits     Help
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Category G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR
vs RH   4818 885 1424 223 21 305 882 8 5 825 535 .296 .403 .540 .943 1013.6
vs LH   1848 278 486 74 19 100 318 7 1 212 262 .263 .343 .486 .829 305.8
Home 952 3290 542 937 140 21 193 599 8 3 482 387 .285 .379 .516 .895 630.5
Away 966 3376 621 973 157 19 212 601 7 3 555 410 .288 .395 .534 .929 688.9
RISP   1574 0 468 80 12 99 765 0 0 362 211 .297 .424 .552 .976 368.0
Pinch Hitting   121 24 41 3 4 8 31 0 0 25 18 .339 .463 .628 1.091 31.7
Close/Late   759 121 226 42 4 45 128 0 0 160 88 .298 .423 .542 .965 169.9
Mar/Apr 275 1000 160 274 43 3 58 182 2 2 150 134 .274 .372 .497 .869 183.6
May 308 1106 197 330 59 5 67 188 2 0 172 133 .298 .398 .542 .940 228.0
June 315 1051 161 297 50 4 59 182 0 1 172 127 .283 .385 .506 .891 202.9
July 306 1059 191 306 41 8 66 204 3 0 151 119 .289 .383 .530 .913 208.0
August 347 1195 221 351 52 8 76 227 4 2 186 140 .294 .393 .541 .935 245.0
Sep/Oct 367 1255 233 352 52 12 79 217 4 1 206 144 .280 .388 .530 .918 251.9
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF   DWS
1951 23 OAK SP LF 5 2 20.7 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.31   0.0
1952 24 OAK SP LF 70 65 574.3 114 3 3 0 .975 1.83   1.3
1953 25 OAK SP LF 147 138 1233.0 264 9 7 1 .975 1.99   2.7
    2B 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1954 26 OAK SP LF 140 130 1161.0 306 10 6 1 .981 2.45   3.3
1955 27 OAK SP LF 142 139 1232.7 297 11 4 0 .987 2.25   3.5
1956 28 OAK SP LF 154 148 1337.0 366 8 7 2 .982 2.52   4.5
    1B 1 1 8.0 9 0 0 3 1.000 10.13   0.0
1957 29 OAK SP LF 153 150 1333.0 373 10 3 3 .992 2.59   5.6
1958 30 OAK SP LF 132 129 1131.3 271 4 5 2 .982 2.19   2.9
1959 31 OAK SP LF 153 142 1278.3 283 7 2 0 .993 2.04   2.8
1960 32 OAK SP LF 152 147 1303.3 308 9 2 1 .994 2.19   3.4
1961 33 OAK SP LF 151 145 1299.7 290 7 3 3 .990 2.06   2.6
1962 34 OAK SP LF 148 142 1273.3 324 7 2 0 .994 2.34   3.9
1963 35 OAK SP LF 144 139 1214.3 317 8 7 0 .979 2.41   4.2
    3B 1 1 8.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.25   0.0
1964 36 OAK SP LF 151 140 1277.0 327 8 4 0 .988 2.36   3.3
  LF 1842 1756 15669.0 3843 101 55 13 .986 2.27   44.1
  3B 1 1 8.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.25   0.0
  1B 1 1 8.0 9 0 0 3 1.000 10.13   0.0
  2B 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
Career Totals   1845 1758 15687.0 3854 101 55 16 .986 2.27   44.1
Career Highs   155 150 1345.0 375 11 7 5 1.000 2.59    
Post-Season Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
1955 27 OAK SP 15 58 12 22 2 1 4 6 0 1 7 8 .379 .463 .655 1.118
1960 32 OAK SP 11 46 10 17 3 1 3 11 0 0 3 1 .370 .400 .674 1.074
1961 33 OAK SP 16 59 13 12 4 1 6 10 0 0 10 4 .203 .319 .610 .929
1962 34 OAK SP 3 11 0 3 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 .273 .250 .545 .795
1964 36 OAK SP 5 19 4 8 2 0 2 5 0 0 1 2 .421 .450 .842 1.292
Career Post-Season Batting 50 193 39 62 12 4 15 35 0 1 21 15 .321 .390 .658 1.048
Batting Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
(*) indicates hit-less at-bats added to meet minimum plate appearances.
Season Rankings are League Based.
On-Base Pct
1955-4-.402
1956-5-.402
1957-7-.400
1959-8-.409
1960-4-.419
1961-10-.392
1962-6-.406
1964-4-.399
CAR-20-.387
Slugging Pct
1955-2-.587
1956-3-.549
1957-9-.551
1958-8-.547
1959-2-.572
1960-1-.634
1961-9-.498
1962-2-.571
CAR-21-.525
OPS
1955-1-.989
1956-3-.951
1957-3-.951
1958-10-.905
1959-1-.981
1960-1-1.054
1961-8-.890
1962-1-.978
1964-7-.891
CAR-17-.912
XR
1955-1-117.0
1956-3-119.4
1957-3-119.4
1959-2-120.2
1960-2-133.4
1961-9-103.0
1962-3-120.6
1964-5-105.5
CAR-11-1310.6
Games
1961-4-157
CAR-33-1918
At-Bats
CAR-38-6666
Runs
1955-8-104
1956-9-102
1957-2-114
1959-1-119
1960-6-111
1962-10-103
CAR-20-1163
Hits
CAR-38-1910
Total Bases
1955-5-317
1956-6-307
1957-6-313
1959-4-314
1960-2-335
1962-3-320
CAR-17-3502
Singles
CAR-45-1168
Homeruns
1955-1-37
1956-1-37
1957-4-35
1958-7-32
1959-2-40
1960-1-50
1961-6-30
1962-2-38
1964-6-26
CAR-3-405
RBIs
1955-9-95
1956-3-111
1959-5-113
1960-1-130
1962-5-109
CAR-13-1200
Walks
1953-9-72
1954-7-66
1955-2-78
1956-2-88
1957-5-88
1959-6-94
1960-1-110
1961-1-94
1962-3-82
1963-1-86
1964-4-81
CAR-7-1037
         
 
   Black Ink Test: 28    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 121    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 48    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 45th round, 1076th overall pick, by Jackson City in 1945
Had first career hit on 9/10/1951, off Thomas Beggs (STR)
Hit first career homerun on 7/29/1952, off Jimmy Ruybal (TF)
Won Gold Glove at Leftfield in 1953.Injured on 9/21/1954 with a Broken Finger, out for 4-5 weeks
Won Gold Glove at Leftfield in 1954.Won Player of the Week award on 5/12/1955, hitting .524 with 3 HR, 5 RBI
Was selected to the 1955 Allstar game
Won Kennel Cup with Oakton in 1955
Won Player of the Week award on 9/29/1956, hitting .435 with 5 HR, 11 RBI
Won Gold Glove at Leftfield in 1956
Won Gold Glove at Leftfield in 1957
Won Gold Glove at Leftfield in 1956
Won Gold Glove at Leftfield in 1957
Had 5 hits with 5 RBI against Stratford on 8/27/1958
Won Player of the Week award on 9/1/1958, hitting .435 with 6 HR, 13 RBI
Won Gold Glove at Leftfield in 1958
Was selected to the 1959 Allstar game
Won Batter of the Month award on 8/1/1959, hitting .319 with 7 HR, 29 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 9/22/1959, hitting .435 with 4 HR, 8 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 4/21/1960, hitting .636 with 5 HR, 13 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 5/1/1960, hitting .377 with 11 HR, 25 RBI
Was selected to the 1960 Allstar game
Hit 3 homeruns against Kendall, driving in 5 runs on 9/8/1960
Won Player of the Week award on 9/15/1960, hitting .476 with 5 HR, 14 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 10/1/1960, hitting .318 with 14 HR, 32 RBI
Drove in 6 runs against Ritchford on 5/15/1961
Won Gold Glove at Leftfield in 1961
Was selected to the 1962 Allstar game
Won Player of the Week award on 9/6/1962, hitting .423 with 5 HR, 11 RBI
Won Gold Glove at Leftfield in 1962
Hit 3 homeruns against Langlade, driving in 5 runs on 10/3/1963
Was selected to the 1964 Allstar game
Won Gold Glove at Leftfield in 1964
10/26/1964: Signed a contract extension with Oakton, $9,500,000 per year, for 2 years