Les German

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Lester Stanley German

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 8", Weight 165 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Les German pitched six years in the majors. In his best year, he had an ERA+ of 113 for the New York Giants in 1893 under manager John Ward. He was 11 years younger than star first baseman Roger Connor. In the minors, he went 35-11 in 1891 for Buffalo, 31-41 in 1892 for Oakland, and 22-11 in 1893 for Augusta. He umpired one National League game in 1895.

After his baseball days he became a top trapshooting expert, often mentioned in the press.

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