Lew Burdette Stats

Lew Burdette was born on Monday, November 22, 1926, in Nitro, West Virginia. Burdette was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 26, 1950, with the New York Yankees. 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 Lew Burdette baseball stats page.

"I make my living off the hungriness of the hitters," Lew Burdette used to say. That was when he was beating the Yankees for the Milwaukee Braves in Games 2, 5 and 7 of the 1957 World Series. By "hungriness" he meant eagerness to kill pitches chosen to be not killable." - Sportswriter Leonard Koppett in the Seattle Post Intelligencer (11/08/2001, 'The Thinking Fan: Playoff pitching proves point', Source )
Lew Burdette

Lew Burdette Autograph on a 1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card (#310 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1991top05' title='1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)
Lew Burdette Autograph on a 1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card (#310 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
Selva Lewis Burdette
Nickname:
Bird Cage or Lew or Lou
Born On:
11-22-1926  (Scorpio)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Nitro, West Virginia
Year of Death Data Died On:
02-06-2007 ( 100 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Winter Garden, Florida
Cemetery:
Cremated
High School:
Nitro High School (Nitro, WV)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-02
Player Weight Chart Weight:
190
First Game:
09-26-1950 (Age 23)
Last Game:
07-16-1967
Draft:
Not Applicable
Lew Burdette

Lew Burdette 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
1950 24 Yankees 2 0 0 0 0 .000 6.75 0 0 0 1.1 6 3 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 -
1951 25 Braves 3 0 0 0 0 .000 6.23 0 0 0 4.1 23 6 3 4 0 5 - 1 1 1 0 -
1952 26 Braves 45 9 22 6 11 .353 3.61 5 0 7 137.0 579 138 55 58 8 47 - 47 2 2 2 -
1953 27 Braves 46 13 24 15 5 .750 3.24 6 1 8 175.0 741 177 63 73 7 56 - 58 1 5 0 -
1954 28 Braves 38 32 3 15 14 .517 2.76 13 4 0 238.0 974 224 73 87 17 62 0 79 1 4 0 -
1955 29 Braves 42 33 4 13 8 .619 4.03 11 2 0 230.0 1,001 253 103 114 25 73 9 70 3 6 1 -
1956 30 Braves 39 35 2 19 10 .655 2.70 16 6 1 256.1 1,035 234 77 92 22 52 7 110 2 3 0 -
1957 31 Braves 37 33 3 17 9 .654 3.72 14 1 0 256.2 1,067 260 106 117 25 59 8 78 2 2 0 -
1958 32 Braves 40 36 2 20 10 .667 2.91 19 3 0 275.1 1,122 279 89 102 18 50 7 113 1 5 0 -
1959 33 Braves 41 39 2 21 15 .583 4.07 20 4 1 289.2 1,193 312 131 144 38 38 3 105 2 1 0 -
1960 34 Braves 45 32 9 19 13 .594 3.36 18 4 4 275.2 1,117 277 103 116 19 35 7 83 2 5 0 -
1961 35 Braves 40 36 4 18 11 .621 4.00 14 3 0 272.1 1,126 295 121 131 31 33 3 92 1 3 1 -
1962 36 Braves 37 19 11 10 9 .526 4.89 6 1 2 143.2 611 172 78 85 26 23 6 59 1 2 1 -
1963 37 Braves 15 13 2 6 5 .545 3.64 4 1 0 84.0 342 71 34 40 15 24 4 28 0 1 0 -
1963 37 Cardinals 21 14 3 3 8 .273 3.77 3 0 2 98.0 416 106 41 50 6 16 2 45 0 7 0 -
1964 38 Cardinals 8 0 2 1 0 1.000 1.80 0 0 0 10.0 43 10 2 3 1 3 0 3 1 0 0 -
1964 38 Cubs 28 17 3 9 9 .500 4.88 8 2 0 131.0 549 152 71 74 15 19 2 40 0 1 0 -
1965 39 Cubs 7 3 0 0 2 .000 5.31 0 0 0 20.1 93 26 12 17 3 4 1 5 0 1 0 -
1965 39 Phillies 19 9 2 3 3 .500 5.48 1 1 0 70.2 319 95 43 50 5 17 2 23 1 5 0 -
1966 40 Angels 54 0 22 7 2 .778 3.39 0 0 5 79.2 317 80 30 32 4 12 2 27 2 1 2 -
1967 41 Angels 19 0 8 1 0 1.000 4.91 0 0 1 18.1 71 16 10 10 4 0 0 8 0 1 0 -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
18 Years 626 373 128 203 144 .585 3.66 158 33 31 3,067.1 12,745 3,186 1,246 1,400 289 628 63 1,074 23 56 7 -
Lew Burdette

Lew Burdette Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1950 24 Yankees 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1951 25 Braves 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1952 26 Braves 45 35 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 - 8 6 - 1 2 .114 .205 .114
1953 27 Braves 46 53 4 9 0 0 0 0 1 0 - 13 5 - 0 0 .170 .170 .170
1954 28 Braves 39 79 3 7 1 0 0 0 4 1 - 14 5 2 2 0 .089 .119 .101
1955 29 Braves 45 86 10 20 5 0 0 0 7 3 0 20 3 0 0 0 .233 .258 .291
1956 30 Braves 45 86 9 16 1 0 0 0 8 2 0 16 11 2 1 1 .186 .209 .198
1957 31 Braves 41 88 11 13 2 0 2 0 9 3 0 22 4 1 1 4 .148 .183 .239
1958 32 Braves 47 99 11 24 1 1 3 1 15 3 0 24 5 0 1 4 .242 .272 .364
1959 33 Braves 52 104 14 21 7 1 0 0 8 3 0 36 5 0 1 0 .202 .231 .288
1960 34 Braves 46 91 11 16 3 0 2 0 4 7 0 22 2 1 1 2 .176 .240 .275
1961 35 Braves 42 103 10 21 5 0 3 0 11 2 0 39 3 0 0 0 .204 .219 .340
1962 36 Braves 39 51 6 9 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 17 2 0 1 1 .176 .208 .176
1963 37 Braves 17 26 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 11 4 0 2 0 .038 .138 .115
1963 37 Cardinals 21 31 0 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 3 0 0 0 .097 .097 .129
1964 38 Cardinals 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1964 38 Cubs 28 43 6 12 0 1 2 0 4 3 0 12 3 0 1 0 .279 .340 .465
1965 39 Cubs 8 6 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .500
1965 39 Phillies 19 20 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 2 0 0 0 .300 .300 .300
1966 40 Angels 54 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 .125 .125 .125
1967 41 Angels 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
18 Years 666 1,011 101 185 27 4 12 1 75 32 0 271 63 6 12 14 .183 .216 .253
Lew Burdette

Lew Burdette Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1950 Yankees P 2 0 4 1 0.5 1 0 1 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 6.75
1951 Braves P 3 0 13 1 0.3 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.08
1952 Braves P 45 9 411 39 0.9 38 9 29 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .974 2.50
1953 Braves P 46 13 525 49 1.1 48 11 37 1 6 n/a n/a n/a .980 2.47
1954 Braves P 38 32 714 70 1.8 66 17 49 4 4 n/a n/a n/a .943 2.50
1955 Braves P 42 33 690 67 1.6 65 18 47 2 6 n/a n/a n/a .970 2.54
1956 Braves P 39 35 769 68 1.7 67 19 48 1 4 n/a n/a n/a .985 2.35
1957 Braves P 37 33 770 79 2.1 75 22 53 4 3 n/a n/a n/a .949 2.63
1958 Braves P 40 36 826 81 2.0 80 27 53 1 4 n/a n/a n/a .988 2.62
1959 Braves P 41 39 869 69 1.7 68 21 47 1 6 n/a n/a n/a .986 2.11
1960 Braves P 45 32 827 101 2.2 99 31 68 2 6 n/a n/a n/a .980 3.23
1961 Braves P 40 36 817 88 2.2 87 27 60 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .989 2.88
1962 Braves P 37 19 431 43 1.2 41 8 33 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .953 2.57
1963 Braves P 15 13 252 25 1.7 22 7 15 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .880 2.36
1963 Cardinals P 21 14 294 18 0.9 16 4 12 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .889 1.47
1964 Cardinals P 8 0 30 2 0.3 2 0 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.80
1964 Cubs P 28 17 393 44 1.6 44 10 34 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.02
1965 Cubs P 7 3 61 5 0.7 5 2 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.21
1965 Phillies P 19 9 212 18 0.9 18 4 14 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.29
1966 Angels P 54 0 239 21 0.4 19 8 11 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .905 2.15
1967 Angels P 19 0 55 5 0.3 5 0 5 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.45
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 626 373 9,202 894 1.4 867 245 622 27 55 n/a n/a n/a .970 2.54
18 Years 626 373 9,202 894 1.4 867 245 622 27 55 n/a n/a n/a .970 2.54
Lew Burdette

Lew Burdette Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1950 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00
1951 Braves 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.20 2.08 10.39
1952 Braves 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.4 0.0 1.00 3.09 3.09
1953 Braves 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.1 53.0 1.04 2.98 2.88
1954 Braves 0 0 .000 0 1 n/a 0.0 5.6 19.8 1.27 2.99 2.34
1955 Braves 0 0 .000 0 3 n/a 0.0 4.3 12.3 0.96 2.74 2.86
1956 Braves 0 0 .000 0 6 n/a 0.0 5.4 10.8 2.12 3.86 1.83
1957 Braves 0 0 .000 0 4 n/a 44.0 4.0 9.8 1.32 2.74 2.07
1958 Braves 0 0 .000 0 7 n/a 33.0 4.1 6.6 2.26 3.69 1.63
1959 Braves 0 0 .000 0 11 n/a 0.0 2.9 13.0 2.76 3.26 1.18
1960 Braves 0 0 .000 0 1 n/a 45.5 4.1 22.8 2.37 2.71 1.14
1961 Braves 0 0 .000 0 2 n/a 34.3 2.6 9.4 2.79 3.04 1.09
1962 Braves 0 0 .000 0 2 n/a 0.0 3.0 51.0 2.57 3.70 1.44
1963 Braves 0 0 .000 0 2 n/a 0.0 2.4 26.0 1.17 3.00 2.57
1963 Cardinals 1 0 1.000 0 0 n/a 0.0 5.2 31.0 2.81 4.13 1.47
1964 Cardinals 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.00 2.70 2.70
1964 Cubs 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 21.5 3.6 10.8 2.11 2.75 1.31
1965 Cubs 1 0 1.000 0 1 n/a 0.0 6.0 0.0 1.25 2.21 1.77
1965 Phillies 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.9 0.0 1.35 2.93 2.17
1966 Angels 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.7 8.0 2.25 3.05 1.36
1967 Angels 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 3.93 0.00
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
18 Years 2 0 1.000 0 40 n/a 84.3 3.7 13.5 1.71 3.15 1.84
Lew Burdette

Lew Burdette Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1950 New York Yankees 27 Undetermined - -
1951 Boston Braves 33 Undetermined - -
1952 Boston Braves 33 Undetermined - -
1953 Milwaukee Braves 33 Undetermined - -
1954 Milwaukee Braves 33 Undetermined - -
1955 Milwaukee Braves 33 Undetermined - -
1956 Milwaukee Braves 33 Undetermined - -
1957 Milwaukee Braves 33 $27,500.00 Stats Stats
1958 Milwaukee Braves 33 $35,000.00 - Stats
1959 Milwaukee Braves 33 $36,000.00 Stats -
1960 Milwaukee Braves 33 Undetermined - -
1961 Milwaukee Braves 33 Undetermined - -
1962 Milwaukee Braves 33 Undetermined - -
1963 Milwaukee Braves 33 Undetermined - -
1963 St. Louis Cardinals 33 Undetermined - -
1964 St. Louis Cardinals 33 Undetermined - -
1964 Chicago Cubs 33 Undetermined - -
1965 Chicago Cubs 33 Undetermined - -
1965 Philadelphia Phillies 30 Undetermined - -
1966 California Angels 32 Undetermined - -
1967 California Angels 32 $40,000.00 - -


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