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Les NormanTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1991-2005 MLB Years: 1995-1996
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PositionsOF-882, RF-20, 1B-20, LF-15, DH-12, 3B-9, CF-3, C-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLeslie Eugene Norman
Height6-1Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 25,1969 [49.113]PlaceWarren,Michigan
High SchoolReed Custer (Briarwood,IL)
CollegeUniversity of St. Francis (Joliet,IL)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 25th round (652nd overall) of the 1991 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 26th round (706th overall) of the 1990 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsTony Levato
MLB DebutMay 29,1995 [26.093]
OrganizationsKCA [8] CLE [1] TEX [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID16026Retrosheet IDnorml001MLBAM ID119839
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Player Notes:   Member of the 1989 United States National Baseball team
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed45Power62Contact72XBH65RBIs62Runs63Hitting58Durability56Team.504Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1991Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-kca-of22301021425412182191812100.245.310.363.673377115.277.118.216.3067.8315.652.001.7451.0028.00
1992Appleton FoxesMidwAkca-of2359218388217144786221812300.376.430.518.94811322246.392.142.252.4258.947.320.821.6354.5026.83
1992Memphis ChicksSouAAkca45of2372271327414532044223721100.273.331.395.72610722297.306.122.203.3307.4112.461.681.0190.3329.73
1992Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         131489701563167671210445533400.319.376.450.82622044543.346.131.225.3738.1010.131.251.2969.8628.21
1993Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-of241334847814132517811195088147230.291.373.483.85623454557.325.192.300.3788.9815.801.763.0528.4738.30
1994Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-of2510638353101194135577364473210.264.336.436.77216736431.268.172.266.3398.3510.211.223.0229.4635.64
1994Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-of2513384730140161111002.184.311.342.65313446.231.158.289.30013.0423.911.832.1738.0057.14
1994Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         11942157108224145978425584212.257.334.428.76218040477.266.171.268.3358.8111.531.312.9430.0737.04
1995Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-of2683313468919393353184843223.284.329.450.77914131340.310.166.230.3395.2914.122.672.6534.7834.83
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca16of262440690104016601000.225.326.275.60111147.265.050.175.28512.7712.771.000.000.0011.11
1996Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-of27247782060113016810102.260.318.377.69529785.275.117.182.3097.069.411.331.1877.0035.00
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25rf-lf2754499600001161410000.122.232.122.3546056.171.000.122.18710.7125.002.330.000.000.00
1997Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcle-of2811842871111201175676438086425.259.335.430.76518438489.281.171.273.3378.7916.361.863.4825.1834.23
1998Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex-of2910038064116322105162177995308.305.347.479.82618244414.361.174.229.3594.1119.084.652.4238.0037.93
1999Omaha Golden SpikesPCLAAAkca22of30893335391202134073144553506.273.308.462.77015435360.279.189.243.3303.8912.503.213.6125.6238.46
2000Omaha Golden SpikesPCLAAAkca-of3110941153106224116374306272645.258.315.411.72616937456.276.153.234.3146.5813.602.072.4137.3634.91
2003Joliet JackHammersNorthernInd-22of3446181276517033131202600006.359.423.503.9269120201.408.144.265.4059.9512.941.301.4960.3330.77
2005Kansas City T-BonesNorthernInd--of36314110001000000000.071.071.071.1421014.071.000.000.0640.000.000.000.000.000.00
2005Sioux Falls CanariesNorthernInd--36313131012000200001.231.231.538.7697213.200.307.308.3200.0015.380.007.6913.0066.67
2005Totals for Northern-Northern         627241013000200001.148.148.296.4448227.125.148.148.1870.007.410.003.7027.0050.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter78891515010412122011000.169.275.191.466171103.217.022.146.00011.6519.421.670.000.006.67
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter93634385149632082810148164472735386035301231.280.341.445.78615303373836.305.165.249.0007.1214.031.972.6334.0434.99
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter536198029954012212622603220134333352021831.273.327.440.7678721962190.298.167.241.0006.1215.212.492.8331.9436.30
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter311113816331665143315622201081692311540.278.351.446.7975081121285.301.168.265.0008.4013.151.562.5734.4835.44
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter59218388217144786221812300.376.430.518.94811322246.392.142.252.0008.947.320.821.6354.5026.83
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter301021425412182191812100.245.310.363.673377115.277.118.216.0007.8315.652.001.7451.0028.00
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter52208296918043431202800007.332.390.476.8669922228.369.144.250.0008.7712.281.401.7552.0031.88
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter78891515010412122011000.169.275.191.466171103.217.022.146.00011.6519.421.670.000.006.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games1621853131020824254222000.169.275.191.466352214.217.022.146.00011.6519.421.670.000.006.67
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625958916736517831184793106525.280.341.445.78626558664.305.165.249.0007.1214.031.972.6334.0434.99

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2003Joliet JackHammersNorthernInd-22Rel34009.0010100101.03210101004.0027.00--9.00--0.00--
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter009.0010100101.03210101004.0027.00--9.00--0.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1991Eugene Emeralds NwstA-kca22OF30--655317370.9592.33------30100.039.5
1992Appleton Foxes MidwAkca23OF50--798118887.9891.74------5984.737.9
1992Appleton Foxes MidwAkca231B7--392-441411.0005.86------5911.95.3
1992Appleton Foxes MidwAkca233B7--1102-1311.8461.57------5911.95.3
1992Memphis Chicks SouAAkca23OF64--124944137133.9712.08------7288.944.4
1993Memphis Chicks SouAAkca24OF121--2581783283275.9722.27------13391.086.4
1993Memphis Chicks SouAAkca241B4--15-211715.8823.75------1333.02.9
1994Memphis Chicks SouAAkca25OF106--2361414251250.9962.36------106100.077.4
1994Memphis Chicks SouAAkca251B1--6-1176.8576.00------1060.90.7
1994Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca25OF13--23-1-2423.9581.77------13100.09.0
1995Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca26OF81--180841192188.9792.32------8397.656.3
1995Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca261B1---1--111.0001.00------831.20.7
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26OF17--2211-2423.9581.35------2470.811.8
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26DH5---------------2420.83.5
1996Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca27OF16--33-2-3533.9432.06------2466.711.1
1996Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca271B3--231212624.9238.00------2412.52.1
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27RF20--321--33331.0001.65------5437.012.4
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27LF15--5---551.0000.33------5427.89.3
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27DH7---------------5413.04.3
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27CF3--7---771.0002.33------545.61.9
1997Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle28OF107--206611213212.9951.98------11890.774.3
1997Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle281B3--171-418181.0006.00------1182.52.1
1998Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex29OF80--1441123157155.9871.94------10080.055.6
1999Omaha Golden Spikes PCLAAAkca30OF87--215811224223.9962.56------8997.861.7
1999Omaha Golden Spikes PCLAAAkca30C1--1---111.0001.00------891.10.7
2000Omaha Golden Spikes PCLAAAkca31OF95--22095-234229.9792.41------10987.266.4
2000Omaha Golden Spikes PCLAAAkca311B1--11--111111.00011.00------1090.90.7
2003Joliet JackHammers NorthernIndy-34OF12--291--30301.0002.50------4626.113.6
2003Joliet JackHammers NorthernIndy-343B2--243196.6673.00------464.32.3
2005Kansas City T-Bones NorthernIndy-36OF3--41--551.0001.67------3100.03.2
Ind Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF15--332--35351.0002.33------150.00.0
Ind Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2--243196.6673.00------20.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF20--321--33331.0001.65------200.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF17--2211-2423.9581.35------170.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF15--5---551.0000.33------150.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH12---------------120.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF3--7---771.0002.33------30.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 7 season(s)-   OF479--10214216610791063.9852.22------4790.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B8--513265654.9646.75------80.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF291--618401311671658.9812.26------2910.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B5--21-322421.8754.20------50.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF50--798118887.9891.74------500.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B7--392-441411.0005.86------70.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B7--1102-1311.8461.57------70.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF30--655317370.9592.33------300.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1991Eugene Emeralds NwstA-kca22---------30-
1992Appleton Foxes MidwAkca23--7--7---50-
1992Memphis Chicks SouAAkca23---------64-
1993Memphis Chicks SouAAkca24--4------121-
1994Memphis Chicks SouAAkca25--1------106-
1994Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca25---------13-
1995Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca26--1------81-
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26---------175
1996Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca27--3------16-
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27------15320-7
1997Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle28--3------107-
1998Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex29---------80-
1999Omaha Golden Spikes PCLAAAkca30-1-------87-
2000Omaha Golden Spikes PCLAAAkca31--1------95-
2003Joliet JackHammers NorthernInd-34-----2---12-
2005Kansas City T-Bones NorthernInd-36---------3-

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1993Southern League All-Star (OF)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2000-10-15Free AgentGranted free agency 
2000-02-14Contractre-signed by Royals 
1999-10-15Free AgentGranted free agency 
1998-11-02ContractSigned by Royals 
1998-10-16Free AgentGranted free agency 
1997-12-08ContractSigned by Rangers 
1997-10-17Free AgentGranted free agency 
1996-12-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1996-12-17ContractSigned by Indians 
1996-11-20Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-06-05Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1995Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll26109,000-75348-999,520109,000109,000
1996Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll27118,000-7342819957,870109,000227,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red