Bobby Burke Stats

Bobby Burke was born on Wednesday, January 23, 1907, in Joliet, Illinois. Burke was 20 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 16, 1927, with the Washington Senators. 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 Bobby Burke baseball stats page.

"In this no-hit game (August 8, 1931) I threw only about five curve balls. All the rest were fast balls." - Bobby Burke in Who's Who in Major League Baseball (Harold "Speed" Johnson, 1933)
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Birth Name:
Robert James Burke
Nickname:
Bobby or Lefty
Born On:
01-23-1907  (Aquarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Joliet, Illinois
Year of Death Data Died On:
02-08-1971 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Joliet, Illinois
Cemetery:
St. Patrick Cemetery, Joliet, Illinois
High School:
Joliet Township High School (Joliet, IL)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
Player Weight Chart Weight:
150
First Game:
04-16-1927 (Age 20)
Last Game:
05-04-1937
Draft:
Not Applicable
Bobby Burke

Bobby 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
20
6
16
3
2
.600
3.96
1
0
0
100.0
414
91
44
48
6
32
-
20
3
7
2
-
21
7
11
2
4
.333
3.90
2
1
0
85.1
354
87
37
44
1
18
-
27
0
2
1
-
22
17
13
6
8
.429
4.79
4
0
0
141.0
626
154
75
91
6
55
-
51
1
4
0
-
23
4
12
3
4
.429
3.63
2
0
3
74.1
312
62
30
41
2
29
-
35
2
3
0
-
24
13
12
8
3
.727
4.27
3
1
2
128.2
548
124
61
67
6
50
-
38
0
2
0
-
25
10
7
3
6
.333
5.14
2
0
0
91.0
409
98
52
55
4
44
-
32
2
1
0
-
26
6
6
4
3
.571
3.23
4
1
0
64.0
287
64
23
29
1
31
-
28
0
2
0
-
27
15
13
8
8
.500
3.21
7
1
0
168.0
721
155
60
67
2
72
-
52
4
1
0
-
28
10
3
1
8
.111
7.46
2
0
0
66.1
310
90
55
63
7
27
-
16
4
2
0
-
30
0
0
0
0
.000
Infinity
0
0
0
0.0
4
1
1
1
0
2
-
0
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
10 Years
254
88
93
38
46
.452
4.29
27
4
5
918.2
3,985
926
438
506
35
360
-
299
16
24
3
-
Bobby Burke

Bobby Burke Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1927 20 Senators 36 24 3 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 - 1 3 - 0 - .125 .125 .125
1928 21 Senators 26 20 3 5 0 1 0 0 2 1 - 5 1 - 0 - .250 .286 .350
1929 22 Senators 37 43 2 6 1 0 0 0 4 1 - 10 7 - 0 - .140 .159 .163
1930 23 Senators 24 23 4 4 1 0 0 0 2 1 - 2 1 - 0 - .174 .208 .217
1931 24 Senators 30 47 2 10 1 0 0 0 4 2 - 8 2 - 0 - .213 .245 .234
1932 25 Senators 23 25 2 5 2 0 0 0 1 1 - 6 1 - 0 - .200 .231 .280
1933 26 Senators 25 17 1 4 1 0 0 0 2 0 - 0 2 - 0 - .235 .235 .294
1934 27 Senators 41 57 6 13 1 1 0 0 4 3 - 7 3 - 0 - .228 .267 .281
1935 28 Senators 16 22 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 - 3 1 - 0 - .182 .250 .182
1937 30 Phillies 2 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
10 Years 260 278 24 54 7 2 0 0 21 11 - 42 21 - 0 0 .194 .225 .234
Bobby Burke

Bobby Burke Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1927 Senators P 36 6 300 30 0.8 30 6 24 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.70
1928 Senators P 26 7 256 25 1.0 24 5 19 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .960 2.53
1929 Senators P 37 17 423 24 0.6 24 4 20 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.53
1930 Senators P 24 4 223 17 0.7 14 6 8 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .824 1.70
1931 Senators P 30 13 386 34 1.1 33 4 29 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .971 2.31
1932 Senators P 22 10 273 17 0.8 17 3 14 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.68
1933 Senators P 25 6 192 20 0.8 17 0 17 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .850 2.39
1934 Senators P 37 15 504 46 1.2 44 8 36 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .957 2.36
1935 Senators P 15 10 199 20 1.3 20 4 16 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.71
1937 Phillies P 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 254 88 2,756 233 0.9 223 40 183 10 6 n/a n/a n/a .957 2.18
10 Years 254 88 2,756 233 0.9 223 40 183 10 6 n/a n/a n/a .957 2.18
Bobby Burke

Bobby Burke Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1927 Senators 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 24.0 12.0 0.63 1.80 2.88
1928 Senators 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.0 10.0 1.50 2.85 1.90
1929 Senators 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.3 10.8 0.93 3.26 3.51
1930 Senators 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 11.5 11.5 1.21 4.24 3.51
1931 Senators 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 5.9 11.8 0.76 2.66 3.50
1932 Senators 0 0 .000 0 1 n/a 0.0 4.2 25.0 0.73 3.16 4.35
1933 Senators 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 8.5 0.90 3.94 4.36
1934 Senators 0 0 .000 1 3 n/a 0.0 8.1 14.3 0.72 2.79 3.86
1935 Senators 0 0 .000 0 1 n/a 0.0 7.3 0.0 0.59 2.17 3.66
1937 Phillies 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
10 Years 0 0 .000 1 5 n/a 0.0 6.6 13.2 0.83 2.93 3.53
Bobby Burke

Bobby Burke Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1927 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a -
1928 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a -
1929 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a -
1930 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a -
1931 Washington Senators 19 Undetermined n/a -
1932 Washington Senators 17 , 19 Undetermined n/a -
1933 Washington Senators 18 Undetermined - -
1934 Washington Senators 18 Undetermined - -
1935 Washington Senators 12 Undetermined - -
1937 Philadelphia Phillies 45 Undetermined - -


Did you know that Bobby Burke is one of the few Major League pitchers in history who had an infinite earned run average (ERA) season? Presented below is every pitcher (and some positional players who pitched) that had an infinite ERA season. Bold names have an infinite career ERA.

The Infinite ERA Club

Name Year

Team

Lg
Nick Altrock 1919 WAS AL
Wilson Alvarez 1989 TEX AL
Bob Apodaca 1973 NYM NL
Kirtley Baker 1894 BAL NL
Lou Bauer 1918 PHI AL
Ed Blake 1953 CIN NL
Rex Brothers 2018 ATL NL
Joe Brown 1927 CHI AL
Fred Bruckbauer 1961 MIN AL
Bobby Burke 1937 PHI NL
Bill Childers 1895 LOU NL
Mort Cooper 1949 CHI NL
Ed Coughlin 1884 BUF NL
Vic Davalillo 1969 STL NL
Paul Dean 1937 STL NL
Pedro Dibut 1925 CIN NL
Frank Dupee 1901 CHI AL
Joe Engel 1919 CLE AL
Ed Farmer 1977 BAL AL
Bill Ford 1936 BOS NL
Nick Greenwood 2015 STL NL
Clark Griffith 1912 WAS AL
Doc Hamann 1922 CLE AL
Brian Harvey 1995 FLO NL
Nate Jones 2014 CHI AL
Bob Kammeyer 1979 NYY AL
Al Kellett 1924 BOS AL
Matt Koch 2017 ARI NL
Will Koenigsmark 1919 STL NL
Dave Koslo 1955 MIL NL
Rick Kreuger 1977 BOS AL
Steve Luebber 1979 TOR AL
Daniel McCutchen 2012 PIT NL
Bob McGraw 1918 NYY AL
Cal McLish 1946 BKL NL
Doc Medich 1972 NYY AL
Al Milnar 1946 PHI NL
Bill Moore 1925 DET AL
Julio Navarro 1966 DET AL
Bob Owchinko 1983 PIT NL
Phil Paine 1956 MIL NL
Mike Palagyi 1939 WAS AL
Jay Parker 1899 PIT NL
Brad Pennington 1998 TBR AL
Dave Pierson 1876 CIN NL
Jim Ray 1966 HOU NL
Erik Sabel 2002 DET AL
Jim Schelle 1939 PHI AL
Paul Stuffel 1953 PHI NL
Billy Sunday 1890 PIT NL
Gordie Sundin 1956 BAL AL
Dennis Tankersley 2003 SDP NL
Bob Uhl 1940 DET AL
Lino Urdaneta 2004 DET AL
Marty Walker 1928 PHI NL
Zack Weiss 2018 CIN NL
John Wood 1896 STL NL

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Last-Modified: April 22, 2019 7:00 AM EST

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