Les
Zeier
 
Nickname: Barber
 
Bats: Left
Throws: Right
Height: 5' 0''
Weight: 165
 
Born: September 19, 1939 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Cy Young Award 1961   
All-Star Selections 1961    1963   
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
1958 18 RW SP    
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Year Age Tm Lg Salary Endurance vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 19 RW SP    
1960 20 RW SP $ 300,000  
1961 21 RW SP $ 300,000  
1962 22 RW SP $ 300,000  
1963 23 RW SP $ 300,000  
1964 24 RW SP $ 10,000,000  
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OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 10,000,000  
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
1958 18 RW SP    
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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 19 RW SP    
1960 20 RW SP $ 300,000  
1961 21 RW SP $ 300,000  
1962 22 RW SP $ 300,000  
1963 23 RW SP $ 300,000  
1964 24 RW SP $ 10,000,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings    
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 10,000,000  
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
1958 18 AAA   6 4 .600 12 12 2 1 0 90.7 103 23 4 11 114 2.28 .283 .304 .387 .691  
    AA   0 2 .000 2 2 1 0 0 10.7 17 8 1 0 10 6.75 .362 .362 .511 .872  
    A   1 1 .500 2 2 0 0 0 16.7 10 4 0 1 21 2.16 .172 .186 .259 .445  
1959 19 AAA   11 9 .550 24 24 1 1 0 155.7 144 75 20 62 156 4.34 .244 .315 .389 .705  
1960 20 RW SP 7 5 .583 22 22 0 0 0 139.7 153 72 21 47 115 4.64 .283 .342 .442 .784 4.1
    AAA   4 2 .667 7 7 1 1 0 49.0 34 9 3 9 59 1.65 .189 .228 .278 .505  
1961 21 RW SP 19 5 .792 34 34 1 0 0 237.3 174 65 16 41 220 2.46 .202 .243 .321 .564 23.4
1962 22 RW SP 13 10 .565 36 36 1 0 0 233.0 181 71 14 30 195 2.74 .215 .243 .320 .562 21.0
1963 23 RW SP 16 8 .667 36 32 1 0 0 208.7 180 76 14 32 206 3.28 .230 .264 .339 .603 15.0
1964 24 RW SP 9 3 .750 19 19 0 0 0 107.7 95 41 11 16 117 3.43 .229 .260 .371 .631 7.1
5 Years Sim 64 31 .674 147 143 3 0 0 926.3 783 325 76 166 853 3.16 .227 .266 .350 .616 70.6
3 Years AAA 21 15 .583 43 43 4 3 0 295.3 281 107 27 82 329 3.26 .248 .298 .371 .669  
1 Years AA 0 2 .000 2 2 1 0 0 10.7 17 8 1 0 10 6.75 .362 .362 .511 .872  
1 Years A 1 1 .500 2 2 0 0 0 16.7 10 4 0 1 21 2.16 .172 .186 .259 .445  
5 Years Minors 22 18 .550 47 47 5 3 0 322.6 308 119 28 83 360 3.32 .248 .296 .371 .667  
Season Average 12 6 .667 29 28 0 0 0 185.3 156 65 15 33 170 3.16 .227 .266 .350 .616  
Career Highs 19 10 .792 36 36 1 0 0 237.3 181 76 21 47 220 4.64 .283 .342 .442 .784  
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   414 180 38 85 483   .217 .251 .331 .582
vs LH   369 145 38 81 370   .240 .278 .373 .651
Home 31 16 .660 68 66 1 0 0 444.7 356 145 34 77 414 2.93 .219 .255 .328 .582
Away 33 15 .688 79 77 2 0 0 481.7 427 180 42 89 439 3.36 .235 .270 .370 .640
Mar/Apr 7 5 .583 19 19 0 0 0 113.7 88 35 8 21 123 2.77 .212 .250 .313 .563
May 11 6 .647 21 21 1 0 0 139.7 109 39 7 24 129 2.51 .216 .252 .310 .561
June 9 5 .643 24 20 0 0 0 141.7 119 55 7 31 118 3.49 .228 .272 .326 .598
July 13 3 .813 27 27 1 0 0 176.3 157 56 16 28 148 2.86 .236 .267 .378 .645
August 14 5 .737 28 28 1 0 0 186.3 159 66 12 19 187 3.19 .226 .247 .341 .588
Sep/Oct 10 7 .588 28 28 0 0 0 168.7 151 74 26 43 148 3.95 .237 .285 .405 .690
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
1960 20 RW SP 22 42 6 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 12 .119 .159 .119 .278 0.2 0.0
1961 21 RW SP 34 83 9 10 4 0 0 2 0 0 1 38 .120 .131 .169 .300 -0.7 0.0
1962 22 RW SP 36 70 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 26 .029 .081 .057 .138 -3.1 0.0
1963 23 RW SP 36 66 3 7 3 0 0 4 0 0 1 24 .106 .116 .152 .267 -0.1 0.0
1964 24 RW SP 19 35 2 5 2 1 0 7 0 0 0 11 .143 .139 .257 .396 1.2 0.0
5 Years Sim 147 296 22 29 9 2 0 14 0 0 8 111 .098 .121 .142 .262 -2.5 0.0
162 Game Average 326 24 31 9 2 0 15 0 0 8 122 .098 .121 .142 .262 -2.8  
Career Highs 36 83 9 10 4 1 0 7 0 0 4 38 .143 .159 .257 .396 1.2  
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   219 17 21 8 1 0 8 0 0 6 84 .096 .119 .142 .260 -4.2
vs LH   77 5 8 1 1 0 6 0 0 2 27 .104 .125 .143 .268 -1.2
Home 68 134 11 11 2 2 0 6 0 0 3 43 .082 .101 .127 .228 -3.8
Away 79 162 11 18 7 0 0 8 0 0 5 68 .111 .136 .154 .290 -1.6
RISP   78 0 7 2 1 0 14 0 0 3 32 .090 .119 .141 .260 -1.3
Close/Late   2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.2
Mar/Apr 19 38 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 14 .079 .079 .105 .184 -1.6
May 21 46 3 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 15 .130 .130 .130 .261 -0.8
June 24 44 6 7 3 0 0 2 0 0 2 15 .159 .196 .227 .423 1.3
July 27 55 3 4 0 2 0 3 0 0 2 17 .073 .103 .145 .249 -1.1
August 28 57 5 5 4 0 0 6 0 0 2 22 .088 .117 .158 .275 -0.9
Sep/Oct 28 56 4 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 28 .071 .102 .089 .191 -2.1
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
1960 20 RW SP P 22 22 139.7 7 22 0 0 1.000 1.87    
1961 21 RW SP P 34 34 237.3 19 34 3 3 .946 2.01    
1962 22 RW SP P 36 36 233.0 16 33 1 0 .980 1.89    
1963 23 RW SP P 36 32 208.7 17 46 0 2 1.000 2.72    
1964 24 RW SP P 19 19 107.7 5 13 4 1 .818 1.50    
Career Totals   147 143 926.3 64 148 8 6 .964 2.06    
Career Highs   36 36 237.3 19 46 4 3 1.000 2.72    
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
1960 20 RW SP 0 0 .000 1 1 0 0 0 7.0 4 1 0 1 9 1.29 .160 .192 .160 .352
1961 21 RW SP 0 1 .000 1 1 0 0 0 7.0 5 3 0 1 11 3.86 .192 .222 .308 .530
1962 22 RW SP 0 1 .000 4 4 0 0 0 20.3 20 10 5 6 25 4.43 .260 .313 .506 .820
1963 23 RW SP 0 0 .000 2 2 0 0 0 10.7 10 6 2 2 11 5.07 .238 .273 .500 .773
Career Post-Season Pitching 0 2 .000 8 8 0 0 0 45.0 39 20 7 10 56 4.00 .229 .272 .424 .696
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
1960 20 RW SP 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
1961 21 RW SP 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
1962 22 RW SP 4 9 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .111 .111 .222 .333
1963 23 RW SP 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000
Career Post-Season Batting 8 16 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 .063 .063 .125 .188
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
ERA
1961-3-2.46
1962-2-2.74
CAR-34-3.16
Wins
1961-1-19
1962-10-13
1963-3-16
Winning Pct
1961-1-.792
1963-9-.667
Games Started
1961-7-34
1962-4-36
Complete Games
1961-10-1
1962-10-1
1963-6-1
Innings Pitched
1961-1-237.3
1962-2-233.0
1963-10-208.7
Strikeouts
1961-2-220
1962-1-195
1963-2-206
Walks per 9IP
1962-9-1.2
1963-8-1.4
CAR-37-1.6
Hits per 9IP
1961-1-6.6
1962-1-7.0
1963-4-7.8
CAR-31-7.6
Strikeouts per 9IP
1961-7-8.3
1962-5-7.5
1963-1-8.9
WHiP
1961-1-0.91
1962-1-0.91
1963-4-1.02
CAR-13-1.02
OAVG
1961-1-.202
1962-1-.215
1963-3-.230
CAR-30-.227
OOBP
1961-1-.243
1962-1-.243
1963-3-.264
CAR-12-.266
OSLG
1961-4-.321
1962-4-.320
1963-10-.339
CAR-35-.350
OOPS
1961-1-.564
1962-1-.562
1963-4-.603
CAR-20-.616
     
 
   Black Ink Test: 20    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 12)
   Gray Ink Test: 71    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 56)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 37    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 40)
 
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History
Drafted in 1st round, 13th overall pick, by Red Willow in 1958
Injured on 7/9/1959 with a Tight Shoulder, out for one week
Injured on 8/6/1959 with a Herniated Disc Back, out for 6 weeks
Earned first career win on 5/15/1960
Had first career hit on 6/8/1960, off Hoyt Longstreet (RIT)
Was selected to the 1961 Allstar game
Won Cy Young Award in 1961, going 19-5, 2.46 ERA
Was selected to the 1963 Allstar game
1/26/1964: Gets a new one-year contract worth $3,250,000 through salary arbitration
Injured on 4/26/1964 with a Ruptured Bicep Tendon, out for 8 weeks
Injured on 9/10/1964 with a Ruptured Elbow Ligament, out for 8 weeks