Curtis
Tolbert
 
Bats: Both
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 225
 
Born: December 27, 1925 in Venezuela
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Kennel Cups Won 1954    1959   
All-Star Selections 1960   
Ratings - Pitching     Help
  ERA AVG 2B 3B HR BB SO
Year Age Tm Lg Salary   OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1946 20 STR SP    
1947 21 STR SP    
1948 22 STR SP    
1949 23 STR SP $ 300,000  
1950 24 STR SP $ 300,000  
1951 25 STR SP $ 300,000  
1952 26 STR SP $ 300,000  
1953 27 STR SP $ 300,000  
1954 28 STR SP $ 1,377,500  
1955 29 STR SP $ 3,209,643  
1956 30 STR SP $ 3,209,643  
1957 31 RW SP $ 9,500,000  
1958 32 RW SP $ 9,500,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 9,500,000  
                                                   
  Stuff Control Movement
Year Age Tm Lg Salary Endurance vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 33 RW SP $ 6,000,000  
1960 34 RW SP $ 6,000,000  
1961 35 RW SP $ 6,000,000  
1962 36 OAK SP $ 500,000  
1963 37 BLA HL $ 1,300,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 500,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 6,000,000  
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
1946 20 STR SP    
1947 21 STR SP    
1948 22 STR SP    
1949 23 STR SP $ 300,000  
1950 24 STR SP $ 300,000  
1951 25 STR SP $ 300,000  
1952 26 STR SP $ 300,000  
1953 27 STR SP $ 300,000  
1954 28 STR SP $ 1,377,500  
1955 29 STR SP $ 3,209,643  
1956 30 STR SP $ 3,209,643  
1957 31 RW SP $ 9,500,000  
1958 32 RW SP $ 9,500,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 9,500,000  
                                             
  Contact Power Gap Eye Ks
Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 33 RW SP $ 6,000,000  
1960 34 RW SP $ 6,000,000  
1961 35 RW SP $ 6,000,000  
1962 36 OAK SP $ 500,000  
1963 37 BLA HL $ 1,300,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 500,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 6,000,000  
Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Cy Young Award or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS PWS
1946 20 A   0 1 .000 25 0 0 0 1 39.3 43 12 1 12 32 2.75 .287 .340 .367 .706  
1947 21 A   0 0 .000 31 0 0 0 1 49.7 47 14 4 8 73 2.54 .246 .276 .351 .627  
1948 22 AA   3 1 .750 32 0 0 0 2 44.7 23 8 4 11 67 1.61 .148 .205 .271 .476  
1949 23 AAA   1 0 1.000 18 0 0 0 0 31.3 38 13 6 8 44 3.73 .297 .338 .500 .838  
    AA   4 3 .571 20 0 0 0 1 14.7 21 11 1 6 12 6.75 .333 .391 .524 .915  
1950 24 AAA   3 1 .750 38 0 0 0 0 60.7 82 33 10 15 94 4.90 .317 .354 .525 .879  
1951 25 STR SP 5 4 .556 87 0 0 0 1 98.3 111 50 14 24 109 4.58 .283 .322 .492 .815 4.1
    AAA   1 0 1.000 7 0 0 0 0 13.3 16 9 3 7 23 6.08 .296 .377 .481 .859  
1952 26 STR SP 2 5 .286 85 0 0 0 1 77.7 75 34 4 23 79 3.94 .251 .302 .421 .724 5.2
1953 27 STR SP 7 8 .467 88 0 0 0 13 88.0 117 51 3 29 82 5.22 .321 .367 .455 .822 4.4
1954 28 STR SP 6 7 .462 59 11 0 0 22 113.7 97 31 1 14 110 2.45 .228 .252 .301 .553 18.0
1955 29 STR SP 11 5 .688 56 17 0 0 15 128.3 105 43 5 35 106 3.02 .221 .273 .341 .614 15.7
1956 30 STR SP 15 9 .625 40 40 0 0 0 222.3 184 70 1 42 204 2.83 .222 .259 .334 .593 18.6
1957 31 RW SP 18 9 .667 39 39 1 1 0 223.7 185 68 3 34 217 2.74 .222 .252 .340 .592 21.7
1958 32 RW SP 2 0 1.000 2 2 0 0 0 11.7 4 2 0 2 6 1.54 .103 .146 .205 .351 1.5
1959 33 RW SP 11 6 .647 28 28 0 0 0 166.3 123 64 3 87 128 3.46 .206 .303 .289 .593 10.6
1960 34 RW SP 18 3 .857 35 35 0 0 0 213.7 176 67 11 75 158 2.82 .221 .288 .301 .588 16.9
1961 35 RW SP 9 7 .563 20 20 0 0 0 96.3 87 48 10 62 76 4.48 .249 .360 .374 .734 5.1
1962 36 OAK SP 6 1 .857 16 15 0 0 0 80.7 60 32 8 37 58 3.57 .211 .299 .358 .657 5.8
1963 37 BLA HL 2 3 .400 46 1 0 0 3 47.3 60 37 9 27 23 7.04 .321 .401 .556 .957 0.0
    AAA   3 1 .750 14 2 0 0 0 29.3 39 23 7 14 31 7.06 .310 .379 .540 .918  
13 Years Sim 112 67 .626 601 208 1 1 55 1567.9 1384 597 72 491 1356 3.43 .236 .293 .356 .649 127.7
4 Years AAA 8 2 .800 77 2 0 0 0 134.7 175 78 26 44 192 5.21 .309 .358 .519 .877  
2 Years AA 7 4 .636 52 0 0 0 3 59.3 44 19 5 17 79 2.88 .202 .260 .344 .604  
2 Years A 0 1 .000 56 0 0 0 2 89.0 90 26 5 20 105 2.63 .264 .305 .358 .662  
8 Years Minors 15 7 .682 185 2 0 0 5 283.0 309 123 36 81 376 3.91 .274 .323 .436 .759  
Season Average 8 5 .615 46 16 0 0 4 120.6 106 45 5 37 104 3.43 .236 .293 .356 .649  
Career Highs 18 9 1.000 88 40 1 1 22 223.7 185 70 14 87 217 7.04 .321 .401 .556 .957  
Career Pitching Splits     Help
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Category W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
vs RH   751 331 38 255 790   .228 .284 .347 .631
vs LH   633 266 34 236 566   .245 .308 .368 .676
Home 55 38 .591 305 100 1 1 31 805.3 711 321 38 267 695 3.59 .235 .297 .349 .646
Away 57 29 .663 296 108 0 0 28 762.6 673 276 34 224 661 3.26 .237 .292 .364 .656
Mar/Apr 16 15 .516 88 32 0 0 9 236.0 228 108 9 84 186 4.12 .252 .315 .376 .692
May 21 11 .656 107 37 0 0 12 279.6 252 102 8 90 262 3.28 .237 .297 .350 .647
June 27 11 .711 127 38 1 1 12 315.3 258 100 19 106 271 2.85 .227 .292 .347 .639
July 19 6 .760 104 36 0 0 6 265.3 226 83 12 80 224 2.82 .229 .287 .332 .619
August 15 10 .600 84 33 0 0 10 251.3 190 90 13 78 222 3.22 .209 .272 .322 .594
Sep/Oct 14 14 .500 91 32 0 0 10 220.3 230 114 11 53 191 4.66 .265 .307 .418 .725
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
1948 22 AA   4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1  
1950 24 AAA   7 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0.5  
1951 25 STR SP 87 9 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222 .222 .222 .444 0.4 0.0
1952 26 STR SP 85 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.3 0.0
1953 27 STR SP 88 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 .000 .091 .000 .091 -0.6 0.0
1954 28 STR SP 59 25 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 12 .000 .074 .000 .074 -1.6 0.0
1955 29 STR SP 56 28 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 8 .071 .103 .107 .211 -0.7 0.0
1956 30 STR SP 40 75 2 6 1 1 0 2 0 0 2 38 .080 .104 .120 .224 -2.2 0.0
1957 31 RW SP 39 73 6 12 4 2 0 7 0 0 2 25 .164 .184 .274 .458 3.5 0.0
1958 32 RW SP 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.4 0.0
1959 33 RW SP 28 60 2 6 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 20 .100 .143 .133 .276 -0.9 0.0
1960 34 RW SP 35 61 5 2 2 0 0 3 1 0 5 23 .033 .106 .066 .172 -2.1 0.0
1961 35 RW SP 20 32 6 8 3 1 0 3 0 0 1 7 .250 .273 .406 .679 3.4 0.6
1962 36 OAK SP 16 26 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 13 .077 .111 .077 .188 -0.8 0.0
1963 37 BLA HL 46 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0
13 Years Sim 601 407 29 40 13 4 0 18 1 0 18 158 .098 .136 .150 .286 -2.4 0.6
1 Years AAA 7 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0.5  
1 Years AA 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1  
2 Years Minors 11 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.4  
162 Game Average 109 7 10 3 1 0 4 0 0 4 42 .098 .136 .150 .286 -0.7  
Career Highs 88 75 6 12 4 2 0 7 1 0 5 38 .250 .273 .406 .679 3.5  
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   306 24 36 12 3 0 13 1 0 12 119 .118 .151 .176 .327 0.6
vs LH   101 5 4 1 1 0 5 0 0 6 39 .040 .093 .069 .162 -4.5
Home 281 191 10 19 7 2 0 9 0 0 8 68 .099 .136 .157 .293 -1.7
Away 296 216 19 21 6 2 0 9 1 0 10 90 .097 .137 .144 .280 -2.2
RISP   109 0 8 2 2 0 15 0 0 3 47 .073 .097 .128 .226 -3.2
Close/Late   11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 .000 .154 .000 .154 -0.4
Mar/Apr 46 57 2 7 1 2 0 7 0 0 4 19 .123 .180 .211 .391 1.4
May 82 69 7 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 27 .072 .099 .116 .215 -2.3
June 113 90 7 9 5 1 0 4 0 0 2 34 .100 .120 .178 .297 -1.0
July 83 70 6 10 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 28 .143 .167 .171 .338 0.5
August 84 64 3 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 5 28 .063 .129 .078 .207 -1.8
Sep/Oct 56 57 4 5 1 1 0 4 0 0 3 22 .088 .133 .140 .274 -0.7
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
1951 25 STR SP P 87 0 98.3 3 12 0 0 1.000 1.37    
1952 26 STR SP P 85 0 77.7 9 13 1 0 .957 2.55    
1953 27 STR SP P 88 0 88.0 6 12 0 1 1.000 1.84    
1954 28 STR SP P 59 11 113.7 4 16 3 0 .870 1.58    
1955 29 STR SP P 56 17 128.3 12 23 2 3 .946 2.45    
1956 30 STR SP P 40 40 222.3 17 36 3 2 .946 2.15    
1957 31 RW SP P 39 39 223.7 14 35 1 0 .980 1.97    
1958 32 RW SP P 2 2 11.7 1 1 1 0 .667 1.54    
1959 33 RW SP P 28 28 166.3 11 28 1 1 .975 2.11    
1960 34 RW SP P 35 35 213.7 25 36 3 4 .953 2.57    
1961 35 RW SP P 20 20 96.3 7 7 0 0 1.000 1.31    
1962 36 OAK SP P 16 15 80.7 6 27 2 1 .943 3.68    
1963 37 BLA HL P 46 1 47.3 3 7 1 0 .909 1.90    
Career Totals   601 208 1567.9 118 253 18 12 .954 2.13    
Career Highs   88 40 223.7 25 36 3 4 1.000 3.68    
Post-Season Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
1954 28 STR SP 1 1 .500 10 0 0 0 4 9.7 8 4 0 3 10 3.73 .222 .282 .333 .615
1955 29 STR SP 0 0 .000 1 0 0 0 0 0.3 1 0 0 1 0 0.00 .500 .667 1.500 2.167
1956 30 STR SP 1 2 .333 3 3 0 0 0 17.0 22 9 0 3 15 4.76 .319 .347 .406 .753
1957 31 RW SP 0 2 .000 2 2 0 0 0 9.7 11 5 0 3 10 4.66 .282 .333 .359 .692
1959 33 RW SP 3 1 .750 4 4 0 0 0 25.7 20 8 3 14 16 2.81 .220 .324 .363 .686
1960 34 RW SP 1 0 1.000 2 2 0 0 0 14.3 13 4 2 4 17 2.51 .236 .288 .364 .652
1961 35 RW SP 0 0 .000 2 0 0 0 0 3.3 3 1 1 0 2 2.70 .250 .250 .583 .833
Career Post-Season Pitching 6 6 .500 24 11 0 0 4 80.0 78 31 6 28 70 3.49 .257 .319 .385 .704
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
1954 28 STR SP 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
1956 30 STR SP 3 5 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .600 .800
1957 31 RW SP 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
1959 33 RW SP 4 9 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .111 .200 .222 .422
1960 34 RW SP 2 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .167 .167 .167 .333
Career Post-Season Batting 11 23 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 12 .130 .167 .261 .428
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
ERA
1956-6-2.83
1957-5-2.74
1960-5-2.82
Wins
1956-8-15
1957-3-18
1960-1-18
Winning Pct
1955-7-.688
1957-4-.667
1959-10-.647
1960-1-.857
CAR-17-.626
Games Pitched
1951-4-87
1952-5-85
1953-6-88
Games Started
1956-2-40
1957-4-39
1960-2-35
Shutouts
1957-5-1
Innings Pitched
1956-10-222.3
1957-9-223.7
1960-8-213.7
Strikeouts
1956-6-204
1957-4-217
Walks Allowed
1959-9-87
1960-10-75
1961-10-62
Hits per 9IP
1956-8-7.4
1957-6-7.4
1959-3-6.7
1960-4-7.4
CAR-50-7.9
Strikeouts per 9IP
1956-10-8.3
1957-7-8.7
WHiP
1956-5-1.02
1957-6-0.98
OAVG
1956-6-.222
1957-4-.222
1959-3-.206
1960-4-.221
OOBP
1956-4-.259
1957-4-.252
OSLG
1956-8-.334
1957-10-.340
1959-2-.289
1960-2-.301
OOPS
1956-3-.593
1957-6-.592
1959-7-.593
1960-4-.588
CAR-47-.649
   
 
   Black Ink Test: 7    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 12)
   Gray Ink Test: 72    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 56)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 35    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 40)
 
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History
Drafted in 39th round, 935th overall pick, by Kingsbury in 1945
Released by Kingsbury on 8/17/1945, refused assignment to minors
Traded from Ritchford to Stratford on 7/8/1946 (Going to RIT: CF D. Duley. Going to STR: P D. Monday, P C. Tolbert, P D. Barret)
Earned first career win on 5/8/1951
Had first career hit on 7/13/1951, off Kendall Benz (LAN)
Was selected to the 1954 Allstar game
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 9/1/1954, going 3-1, 0.96
Won Kennel Cup with Stratford in 1954
Injured on 9/10/1955 with a Tender Shoulder, out for one week
Was selected to the 1956 Allstar game
Signed as a free agent by Red Willow on 2/1/1957 to a 3-year deal worth $9,500,000 per year
Won Player of the Week award on 6/30/1957, winning 2 games with a 0.00 ERA
Was selected to the 1957 Allstar game
Injured on 7/31/1957 with a Sore Elbow, out for one week
Injured on 4/12/1958 with a Torn Ligament Elbow, out for full season
Injured on 8/18/1959 with a Inflamed Rotator Cuff Muscle, out for 5 weeks
Won Kennel Cup with Red Willow in 1959
Was selected to the 1960 Allstar game
Injured on 4/20/1961 with a Inflamed Rotator Cuff Muscle, out for 5-6 weeks
Injured on 8/17/1961 with a Pulled Bicep Muscle, out for 6 weeks
Signed as a free agent by Oakton on 5/1/1962 to a 1-year deal worth $500,000 per year
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 7/1/1962, going 2-0, 1.14
Injured on 7/23/1962 with a Ruptured Tricep Tendon, out for 7 weeks
Signed as a free agent by Blackwood on 2/1/1963 to a 1-year deal worth $1,300,000 per year
Injured on 5/8/1963 with a Pulled Elbow Ligament, out for 1-2 weeks