Jesse Burkett Stats

Jesse Burkett was born on Friday, December 4, 1868, in Wheeling, West Virginia. Burkett was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 22, 1890, with the New York Giants. 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 Jesse Burkett baseball stats page.

"The great hitters such as ( Hugh ) Duffy , (Jesse) Burkett, ( Ed ) Delahanty and Wee Willie Keeler all had excellent hand-eye coordination, great patience and the confidence to wait for the pitch they wanted to hit. The advantage was theirs." - Baseball Author Derek Gentile in Splitters, Squeezes, and Steals: The Inside Story of Baseball's Greatest Techniques, Strategies, and Plays (Black Dog and Leventhal Publishers, 03/04/2009, Page 118-119)
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Birth Name:
Jesse Cail Burkett
Nickname:
The Crab
Born On:
12-04-1868  (Sagittarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Wheeling, West Virginia
Year of Death Data Died On:
05-27-1953 ( 100 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Worcester, Massachusetts
Cemetery:
St. John Cemetery, Worcester, Massachusetts Click For Grave Photo
High School:
Undetermined
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
5-08
Player Weight Chart Weight:
155
First Game:
04-22-1890 (Age 21)
Last Game:
10-07-1905
Draft:
Not Applicable
Jesse Burkett

Jesse Burkett 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
1890 22 Giants 21 12 7 3 10 .231 5.57 6 0 0 118.0 0 134 73 123 3 92 - 82 16 0 0 -
1894 26 Spiders 1 0 1 0 0 .000 4.50 0 0 0 4.0 0 6 2 2 0 1 - 0 0 0 0 -
1902 34 Browns 1 0 0 0 1 .000 9.00 0 0 0 1.0 0 4 1 4 0 1 - 2 0 0 0 -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
3 Years 23 12 8 3 11 .214 5.56 6 0 0 123.0 0 144 76 129 3 94 - 84 16 0 0 -
Jesse Burkett

Jesse Burkett Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1890 22 Giants 101 401 67 124 23 13 4 0 60 33 - 52 - - 3 - .309 .366 .461
1891 23 Spiders 40 167 29 45 7 4 0 0 13 23 - 19 - - 0 - .269 .358 .359
1892 24 Spiders 145 608 119 167 15 14 6 0 66 67 - 59 - - 1 - .275 .348 .375
1893 25 Spiders 125 511 145 178 25 15 6 1 82 98 - 23 - - 7 - .348 .459 .491
1894 26 Spiders 125 523 138 187 27 14 8 0 94 84 - 27 10 - 1 - .358 .447 .509
1895 27 Spiders 131 550 153 225 22 13 5 0 83 74 - 31 7 - 8 - .409 .486 .524
1896 28 Spiders 133 586 160 240 27 16 6 0 72 49 - 19 5 - 7 - .410 .461 .541
1897 29 Spiders 127 517 129 198 28 7 2 0 60 76 - - 10 - 7 - .383 .468 .476
1898 30 Spiders 150 624 114 213 18 9 0 0 42 69 - - 4 - 9 - .341 .415 .399
1899 31 Perfectos 141 558 116 221 21 8 7 0 71 67 - - 8 - 2 - .396 .463 .500
1900 32 Cardinals 141 559 88 203 11 15 7 0 68 62 - - 19 - 3 - .363 .429 .474
1901 33 Cardinals 142 601 142 226 20 15 10 0 75 59 - - 3 - 10 - .376 .440 .509
1902 34 Browns 138 553 97 169 29 9 5 0 52 71 - - 7 - 5 - .306 .390 .418
1903 35 Browns 132 515 73 151 20 7 3 0 40 52 - - 4 - 3 - .293 .361 .377
1904 36 Browns 147 575 72 156 15 10 2 0 27 78 - - 3 - 5 - .271 .363 .343
1905 37 Americans 148 573 78 147 12 13 4 0 47 67 - - 10 - 4 - .257 .339 .344
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
16 Years 2,066 8,421 1,720 2,850 320 182 75 1 952 1,029 - 230 90 - 75 - .338 .415 .446
Jesse Burkett

Jesse Burkett Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1890 Giants OF 90 - - 159 1.8 131 108 23 28 4 n/a n/a n/a .824 0.00
1890 Giants P 21 12 354 38 1.8 35 2 33 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .921 2.67
1891 Spiders OF 40 - - 65 1.6 58 53 5 7 1 n/a n/a n/a .892 0.00
1892 Spiders LF 145 - - 322 2.2 291 271 20 31 7 n/a n/a n/a .904 0.00
1893 Spiders LF 125 - - 304 2.4 258 239 19 46 5 n/a n/a n/a .849 0.00
1894 Spiders LF 125 - - 283 2.3 259 242 17 24 5 n/a n/a n/a .915 0.00
1894 Spiders P 1 0 12 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1895 Spiders OF 131 - - 328 2.5 290 273 17 38 4 n/a n/a n/a .884 0.00
1896 Spiders LF 133 - - 310 2.3 287 269 18 23 4 n/a n/a n/a .926 0.00
1897 Spiders OF 127 - - 257 2.0 244 226 18 13 3 n/a n/a n/a .949 0.00
1898 Spiders OF 150 - - 304 2.0 285 268 17 19 3 n/a n/a n/a .938 0.00
1899 Perfectos 2B 1 - 6 7 7.0 5 2 3 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .714 22.50
1899 Perfectos OF 140 - - 337 2.4 316 296 20 21 3 n/a n/a n/a .938 0.00
1900 Cardinals OF 141 - - 379 2.7 354 337 17 25 6 n/a n/a n/a .934 0.00
1901 Cardinals LF 142 - - 351 2.5 324 307 17 27 4 n/a n/a n/a .923 0.00
1902 Browns 3B 1 1 0 3 3.0 3 1 2 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1902 Browns LF 137 - - 343 2.5 317 300 17 26 5 n/a n/a n/a .924 0.00
1902 Browns P 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1902 Browns SS 1 0 0 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1903 Browns LF 132 - - 255 1.9 240 230 10 15 4 n/a n/a n/a .941 0.00
1904 Browns LF 147 - - 308 2.1 290 266 24 18 4 n/a n/a n/a .942 0.00
1905 Americans LF 148 - - 309 2.1 287 276 11 22 0 n/a n/a n/a .929 0.00
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
LF Totals 1,234 0 0 2,785 2.3 2,553 2,400 153 232 38 n/a n/a n/a .917 0.00
OF Totals 819 0 0 1,829 2.2 1,678 1,561 117 151 24 n/a n/a n/a .917 0.00
P Totals 23 12 369 38 1.7 35 2 33 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .921 2.56
SS Totals 1 0 0 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
2B Totals 1 0 6 7 7.0 5 2 3 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .714 22.50
3B Totals 1 1 0 3 3.0 3 1 2 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
16 Years 2,079 13 375 4,663 2.2 4,275 3,966 309 388 64 n/a n/a n/a .917 307.80
Jesse Burkett

Jesse Burkett Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1890 Giants 14 - - 0 0 n/a 100.3 7.7 6.7 0.89 6.25 7.02
1891 Spiders 1 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 8.8 12.8 - - -
1892 Spiders 36 - - 0 0 n/a 101.3 10.3 9.2 - - -
1893 Spiders 39 - - 0 0 n/a 85.2 22.2 6.2 - - -
1894 Spiders 28 - - 0 0 n/a 65.4 19.4 5.6 0.00 0.00 2.25
1895 Spiders 41 - - 0 0 n/a 110.0 17.7 6.6 - - -
1896 Spiders 34 - - 0 0 n/a 97.7 30.8 8.1 - - -
1897 Spiders 28 - - 0 0 n/a 258.5 0.0 8.6 - - -
1898 Spiders 19 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 14.9 - - -
1899 Perfectos 25 - - 0 0 n/a 79.7 0.0 7.9 - - -
1900 Cardinals 32 - - 0 0 n/a 79.9 0.0 8.2 - - -
1901 Cardinals 27 - - 0 0 n/a 60.1 0.0 8.0 - - -
1902 Browns 23 - - 0 0 n/a 110.6 0.0 10.6 2.00 18.00 9.00
1903 Browns 17 - - 0 0 n/a 171.7 0.0 12.9 - - -
1904 Browns 12 - - 0 0 n/a 287.5 0.0 21.3 - - -
1905 Americans 13 - - 0 0 n/a 143.3 0.0 12.2 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
16 Years 389 - - 0 0 n/a 112.3 36.6 8.8 0.89 6.15 6.88
Jesse Burkett

Jesse Burkett Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1890 New York Giants n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1891 Cleveland Spiders n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1892 Cleveland Spiders n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1893 Cleveland Spiders n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1894 Cleveland Spiders n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1895 Cleveland Spiders n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1896 Cleveland Spiders n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1897 Cleveland Spiders n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1898 Cleveland Spiders n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1899 St. Louis Perfectos n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1900 St. Louis Cardinals n/a $2,750.00 n/a n/a
1901 St. Louis Cardinals n/a $3,200.00 n/a n/a
1902 St. Louis Browns n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1903 St. Louis Browns n/a Undetermined n/a -
1904 St. Louis Browns n/a $4,500.00 n/a n/a
1905 Boston Americans n/a Undetermined n/a -


In 1883 Francis Richter founded the Sporting Life, a weekly magazine devoted to coverage of all sports, with an emphasis on baseball. In 1887 Richter, and other baseball journalists, formed the Base Ball Reporters Association of America, also referred to as the National Base Ball Reporters' Association. And in 1914 Richter wrote the History and Records of Baseball: the American Nation's Chief Sport (Philadelphia: Sporting Life Publishing Co., 1914). In that historic book Richter selected the greatest players in each position in each decade:

Francis Richter Greatest Players by Decade

Decade Catchers Catchers
1870-1880 Doug Allison Deacon White
1880-1890 Charlie Bennett Buck Ewing
1890-1900 Tom Daly Yank Robinson
1900-1912 Chief Meyers Billy Sullivan
Decade Pitchers Pitchers
1870-1880 Candy Cummings Al Spalding
1880-1890 John Clarkson Old Hoss Radbourn
1890-1900 Amos Rusie Cy Young
1900-1912 Christy Mathewson Rube Waddell
Decade First Base First Base
1870-1880 Wes Fisler Joe Start
1880-1890 Cap Anson Charlie Comiskey
1890-1900 Jake Beckley Dan Brouthers
1900-1912 Hal Chase Fred Tenney
Decade Second Base Second Base
1870-1880 Ross Barnes Al Reach (NA Only)
1880-1890 Fred Dunlap Bid McPhee
1890-1900 Nap Lajoie Fred Pfeffer
1900-1912 Eddie Collins Johnny Evers
Decade Third Base Third Base
1870-1880 Cap Anson Ezra Sutton
1880-1890 Jerry Denny Denny Lyons
1890-1900 John McGraw Billy Nash
1900-1912 Home Run Baker Jimmy Collins
Decade Shortstops Shortstops
1870-1880 Davy Force George Wright
1880-1890 Monte Ward Ned Williamson
1890-1900 Hughie Jennings Herman Long
1900-1912 Honus Wagner Bobby Wallace
Decade Left Fielders Left Fielders
1870-1880 Andy Leonard Lip Pike
1880-1890 Tip O'Neill George Wood
1890-1900 Ed Delahanty Joe Kelley
1900-1912 Fred Clarke Chick Stahl
Decade Center Fielders Center Fielders
1870-1880 Count Sensenderfer (NA Only) Harry Wright
1880-1890 Ned Hanlon Hardy Richardson
1890-1900 Billy Hamilton Bill Lange
1900-1912 Ty Cobb Tris Speaker
Decade Right Fielders Right Fielders
1870-1880 Jack Chapman Cal McVey
1880-1890 Joe Kelley Sam Thompson
1890-1900 Jesse Burkett Mike Tiernan
1900-1912 Sam Crawford Willie Keeler

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