Les Burke Stats

Les Burke was born on Thursday, December 18, 1902, in Lynn, Massachusetts. Burke was 20 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 2, 1923, with the Detroit Tigers. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Les Burke baseball stats page.

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Birth Name:
Leslie Kingston Burke
Nickname:
Buck or Les
Born On:
12-18-1902  (Sagittarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Lynn, Massachusetts
Year of Death Data Died On:
05-06-1975 ( 100 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Danvers, Massachusetts
Cemetery:
Swampscott Cemetery, Swampscott, Massachusetts
High School:
Lynn English High School (Lynn, MA)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-09
Player Weight Chart Weight:
168
First Game:
05-02-1923 (Age 20)
Last Game:
09-15-1926
Draft:
Not Applicable
Les Burke

Les Burke Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
- - Did Not Pitch - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
Les Burke

Les Burke Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1923 21 Tigers 7 10 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 - 1 0 - 0 - .100 .100 .100
1924 22 Tigers 72 241 30 61 10 4 0 0 17 22 - 20 8 - 2 - .253 .321 .328
1925 23 Tigers 77 180 32 52 6 3 0 0 24 17 - 8 14 - 2 - .289 .357 .356
1926 24 Tigers 38 75 9 17 1 0 0 0 4 7 - 3 2 - 1 - .227 .301 .240
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
4 Years 194 506 73 131 17 7 0 0 47 46 - 32 24 - 5 - .259 .327 .320
Les Burke

Les Burke Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1923 Tigers 2B 1 0 0 2 2.0 2 0 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1923 Tigers 3B 2 2 54 4 2.0 2 1 1 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .500 1.00
1924 Tigers 2B 58 54 1,214 305 5.3 292 125 167 13 30 n/a n/a n/a .957 6.49
1924 Tigers SS 6 2 51 23 3.8 21 6 15 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .913 11.12
1925 Tigers 2B 52 39 985 239 4.6 230 100 130 9 27 n/a n/a n/a .962 6.30
1926 Tigers 2B 15 12 311 69 4.6 65 27 38 4 8 n/a n/a n/a .942 5.64
1926 Tigers 3B 7 5 81 25 3.6 23 7 16 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .920 7.67
1926 Tigers SS 1 0 3 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
2B Totals 126 105 2,510 615 4.9 589 252 337 26 65 n/a n/a n/a .958 6.34
3B Totals 9 7 135 29 3.2 25 8 17 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .862 5.00
SS Totals 7 2 54 24 3.4 22 7 15 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .917 11.00
4 Years 142 114 2,699 668 4.7 636 267 369 32 67 n/a n/a n/a .952 6.36
Les Burke

Les Burke Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1923 Tigers 0 0 .000 2 2 n/a 0.0 10.0 5.0 - - -
1924 Tigers 2 4 .333 9 1 n/a 0.0 12.1 14.2 - - -
1925 Tigers 4 1 .800 25 0 n/a 0.0 22.5 7.5 - - -
1926 Tigers 1 2 .333 15 0 n/a 0.0 25.0 18.8 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
4 Years 7 7 .500 51 3 n/a 0.0 15.8 10.8 - - -
Les Burke

Les Burke Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1923 Detroit Tigers n/a Undetermined n/a -
1924 Detroit Tigers n/a Undetermined n/a -
1925 Detroit Tigers n/a Undetermined n/a -
1926 Detroit Tigers n/a Undetermined n/a -


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