Rick Burleson Stats

Rick Burleson was born on Sunday, April 29, 1951, in Lynwood, California. Burleson was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 4, 1974, with the Boston Red Sox. 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 Rick Burleson baseball stats page.

"He's (Rick Burleson) even-tempered. He comes to the ballpark mad and he stays that way." - Sportscaster Joe Garagiola
Rick Burleson

Rick Burleson Autograph on a 1984 Topps (#735)
Rick Burleson Autograph on a 1984 Topps (#735)

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Birth Name:
Richard Paul Burleson
Nickname:
Rooster
Born On:
04-29-1951  (Taurus)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Lynwood, California
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Warren High School (Downey, CA)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-10
Player Weight Chart Weight:
165
First Game:
05-04-1974 (Age 23)
Last Game:
07-08-1987
Draft:
1970 : 1st Round (5th)
Rick Burleson

Rick Burleson 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
Rick Burleson

Rick Burleson Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1974 23 Red Sox 114 384 36 109 22 0 4 0 44 21 0 34 3 5 2 13 .284 .320 .372
1975 24 Red Sox 158 580 66 146 25 1 6 0 62 45 1 44 17 9 3 18 .252 .305 .329
1976 25 Red Sox 152 540 75 157 27 1 7 0 42 60 2 37 8 3 5 15 .291 .365 .383
1977 26 Red Sox 154 663 80 194 36 7 3 0 52 47 1 69 3 6 2 15 .293 .338 .382
1978 27 Red Sox 145 626 75 155 32 5 5 0 49 40 2 71 10 5 4 16 .248 .295 .339
1979 28 Red Sox 153 627 93 174 32 5 5 1 60 35 0 54 9 8 3 13 .278 .315 .368
1980 29 Red Sox 155 644 89 179 29 2 8 0 51 62 0 51 6 4 2 24 .278 .341 .366
1981 30 Angels 109 430 53 126 17 1 5 0 33 42 2 38 11 4 3 8 .293 .357 .372
1982 31 Angels 11 45 4 7 1 0 0 0 2 6 2 3 2 0 0 2 .156 .255 .178
1983 32 Angels 33 119 22 34 7 0 0 0 11 12 0 12 2 1 0 5 .286 .348 .345
1984 33 Angels 7 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1986 35 Angels 93 271 35 77 14 0 5 0 29 33 1 32 6 1 1 2 .284 .363 .391
1987 36 Orioles 62 206 26 43 14 1 2 0 14 17 0 30 6 0 3 7 .209 .279 .316
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
13 Years 1,346 5,139 656 1,401 256 23 50 1 449 420 11 477 84 46 28 138 .273 .328 .361
Rick Burleson

Rick Burleson Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1974 Red Sox 2B 31 27 735 147 4.7 144 65 79 3 24 n/a n/a n/a .980 5.29
1974 Red Sox 3B 2 0 3 3 1.5 3 2 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 27.00
1974 Red Sox SS 88 81 2,133 417 4.7 399 143 256 18 42 n/a n/a n/a .957 5.05
1975 Red Sox SS 158 157 4,194 794 5.0 765 267 498 29 102 n/a n/a n/a .963 4.92
1976 Red Sox SS 152 145 3,913 786 5.2 752 274 478 34 88 n/a n/a n/a .957 5.19
1977 Red Sox SS 154 154 4,080 791 5.1 767 285 482 24 111 n/a n/a n/a .970 5.08
1978 Red Sox SS 144 143 3,894 782 5.4 767 285 482 15 100 n/a n/a n/a .981 5.32
1979 Red Sox SS 153 151 3,939 811 5.3 795 272 523 16 109 n/a n/a n/a .980 5.45
1980 Red Sox SS 155 155 4,093 851 5.5 829 301 528 22 147 n/a n/a n/a .974 5.47
1981 Angels SS 109 108 2,845 615 5.6 602 208 394 13 88 n/a n/a n/a .979 5.71
1982 Angels SS 11 11 344 71 6.5 70 19 51 1 12 n/a n/a n/a .986 5.49
1983 Angels SS 31 29 791 161 5.2 156 54 102 5 16 n/a n/a n/a .969 5.32
1986 Angels 2B 6 5 126 26 4.3 26 15 11 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 5.57
1986 Angels 3B 4 3 83 7 1.8 6 4 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .857 1.95
1986 Angels SS 37 29 773 122 3.3 120 43 77 2 12 n/a n/a n/a .984 4.19
1987 Orioles 2B 55 53 1,410 263 4.8 257 112 145 6 39 n/a n/a n/a .977 4.92
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
SS Totals 1,192 1,163 30,999 6,201 5.2 6,022 2,151 3,871 179 827 n/a n/a n/a .971 5.25
2B Totals 92 85 2,271 436 4.7 427 192 235 9 66 n/a n/a n/a .979 5.08
3B Totals 6 3 86 10 1.7 9 6 3 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .900 2.83
12 Years 1,290 1,251 33,356 6,647 5.2 6,458 2,349 4,109 189 893 n/a n/a n/a .972 5.23
Rick Burleson

Rick Burleson Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1974 Red Sox 3 3 .500 1 0 0 96.0 11.3 8.7 - - -
1975 Red Sox 8 5 .615 0 0 0 96.7 13.2 9.4 - - -
1976 Red Sox 14 9 .609 0 0 0 77.1 14.6 12.9 - - -
1977 Red Sox 13 12 .520 0 0 0 221.0 9.6 12.8 - - -
1978 Red Sox 8 8 .500 1 0 0 125.2 8.8 12.8 - - -
1979 Red Sox 9 5 .643 1 0 0 125.4 11.6 10.5 - - -
1980 Red Sox 12 13 .480 0 0 0 80.5 12.6 12.6 - - -
1981 Angels 4 6 .400 0 0 0 86.0 11.3 13.0 - - -
1982 Angels 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 15.0 22.5 - - -
1983 Angels 0 2 .000 3 0 0 0.0 9.9 10.8 - - -
1984 Angels 0 0 .000 5 2 0 0.0 2.0 0.0 - - -
1986 Angels 1 3 .250 14 4 38 54.2 8.5 9.3 - - -
1987 Orioles 0 2 .000 3 0 7 103.0 6.9 14.7 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
13 Years 72 68 .514 28 6 45 102.8 10.8 11.4 - - -
Rick Burleson

Rick Burleson Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1974 Boston Red Sox 7 $15,000.00 - -
1975 Boston Red Sox 7 $16,000.00 - Stats
1976 Boston Red Sox 7 $80,000.00 - -
1977 Boston Red Sox 7 $110,000.00 Stats -
1978 Boston Red Sox 7 Undetermined Stats -
1979 Boston Red Sox 7 Undetermined Stats -
1980 Boston Red Sox 7 Undetermined - -
1981 California Angels 7 Undetermined Stats -
1982 California Angels 7 Undetermined - -
1983 California Angels 7 Undetermined - -
1984 California Angels 7 Undetermined - -
1986 California Angels 7 $856,667.00 - -
1987 Baltimore Orioles 17 $200,000.00 - -


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