Larry Hisle

Larry Hisle

Larry Hisle
Born: (1947-05-05) May 5, 1947
Portsmouth, Ohio
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 10, 1968, for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
May 6, 1982, for the Milwaukee Brewers
MLB statistics
Batting average .273
Home runs 166
Runs batted in 674
Career highlights and awards

Larry Eugene Hisle (born May 5, 1947) is a former outfielder in Major League Baseball who played with the Philadelphia Phillies (1968–71), Minnesota Twins (1973–77) and Milwaukee Brewers (1978–82). He batted and threw right-handed. A torn rotator cuff suffered in April 1979 severely limited his playing time for the remainder of his career.

Larry Hisle is currently employed with the Milwaukee Brewers and holds the title of Manager of Youth Outreach, and is the President of Major League Mentoring, a youth mentoring program in Milwaukee, WI. He was formerly the hitting coach for the Toronto Blue Jays helping them to World Series titles in 1992 and 1993. Under his coaching in 1993 Blue Jays John Olerud, (former Brewer teammate) Paul Molitor and Roberto Alomar finished 1-2-3 in the American League respectively in batting average.


In a 14-season career, Hisle posted a .273 batting average with 166 home runs and 674 RBI in 1197 games played. He led the American League in RBIs in 1977 with 119 which was 4 more than runner up Bobby Bonds. His best seasons were 1977 (.302 BA, 28 HR, 119 RBI) and 1978 (.290 BA, 34 HR, 115 RBI)

See also

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
  • Baseball Library
  • Hisle goes to bat to help young men
  • Ex-Brewer Hisle goes to bat for troubled youth