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Barry Zito

Barry Zito 75 P

Oakland Athletics

  • Status: Inactive
  • Full Name: Barry William Zito
  • Age: 41 (May 13, 1978)
  • Birthplace: Las Vegas, NV
  • Bats/Throws: L/L Ht: 6' 2" Wt: 205
  • Draft: Round 1 (1999, OAK)
  • MLB Debut: 07/22/2000
  • School: Southern California
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Barry Zito Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
November 2, 2015 LHP Barry Zito elected free agency.
September 16, 2015 Oakland Athletics selected the contract of LHP Barry Zito from Nashville Sounds.
September 6, 2015 Nashville Sounds activated LHP Barry Zito from the 7-day disabled list.
August 9, 2015 Nashville Sounds placed LHP Barry Zito on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to August 7, 2015. left shoulder injury
February 21, 2015 LHP Barry Zito assigned to Nashville Sounds.
February 17, 2015 Oakland Athletics signed free agent LHP Barry Zito to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 2, 2013 LHP Barry Zito elected free agency.
September 11, 2011 San Francisco Giants activated LHP Barry Zito from the 15-day disabled list.
August 13, 2011 San Jose Giants sent LHP Barry Zito on a rehab assignment to Fresno Grizzlies.
August 8, 2011 Barry Zito assigned to San Jose Giants.
August 1, 2011 San Francisco Giants placed LHP Barry Zito on the 15-day disabled list. right foot strain
June 25, 2011 San Francisco Giants activated LHP Barry Zito from the 15-day disabled list.
June 16, 2011 San Jose Giants sent LHP Barry Zito on a rehab assignment to Fresno Grizzlies.
June 6, 2011 Barry Zito assigned to San Jose Giants.
April 17, 2011 San Francisco Giants placed LHP Barry Zito on the 15-day disabled list. right mid-foot sprain
November 6, 2010 San Francisco Giants activated LHP Barry Zito.
October 7, 2010 San Francisco Giants reassigned LHP Barry Zito to the minor leagues.
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Barry Zito Awards and Honors

Barry Zito  75 P

Barry Zito
  • Full Name: Barry William Zito
  • Born: May 13, 1978
  • Age: 41
  • Birthplace: Las Vegas, NV
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: L
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 205
  • Draft: Round 1 (1999, OAK)
  • School: Southern California
  • MLB Debut: 07/22/2000

Signed as a free agent with the Oakland Athletics on February 17, 2015... Graduated from University (San Diego, CA) High School in 1996... was All-League in baseball as senior ... Attended UC Santa Barbara as freshman, earning Freshman All-America honors from Collegiate Baseball by virtue of striking out 123 batters in 85.1 innings ... Transferred to Pierce (CA) Junior College as sophomore, garnering All-Conference and All-State accolades, going 9-2 with 2.62 ERA and 135 Ks in 103.0 innings ... Attended USC as junior and was 1st Team All-America selection by USA Today Baseball Weekly, Collegiate Baseball and Baseball America ... Pac-10 Pitcher of Year posted 12-3 record with 3.28 ERA and 154 strikeouts in 113.2 innings for Trojans ... As prepster, played in 1994 Colt World Series, 1995 Palomino World Series and 1996 Connie Mack World Series ... Has long been extremely active in community endeavors... in fact, his philanthropic efforts are foundation of man he is ... Was tabbed Baseball's #1 "Good Guy" in 2006 by The Sporting News ... Has also been recipient of Dave Stewart Community Service Award ... Has been finalist for both MLB's Roberto Clemente Award and Marvin Miller Man of Year Award, both of which recognize excellence in community service ... Was Giants 2009 Roberto Clemente Award Nominee and was Giants' nominee for Branch Rickey Award, which recognizes profession¬als in Major League Baseball for exceptional community service ... Is also affiliated with Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Special Olympics and Make-a-Wish Foundation ... Has worked with St. Anthony's in San Francisco where he serves people in need ... Was featured in GQ Magazine as one of six visionaries of today.