Dick Burrus Stats

Dick Burrus was born on Saturday, January 29, 1898, in Hatteras, North Carolina. Burrus was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on June 23, 1919, with the Philadelphia Athletics. 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 Dick Burrus baseball stats page.

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Birth Name:
Maurice Lennon Burrus
Nickname:
Dick
Born On:
01-29-1898  (Aquarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Hatteras, North Carolina
Year of Death Data Died On:
02-02-1972 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Cemetery:
New Hollywood Cemetery, Elizabeth City, North Carolina
High School:
Undetermined
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
5-11
Player Weight Chart Weight:
175
First Game:
06-23-1919 (Age 21)
Last Game:
07-30-1928
Draft:
Not Applicable

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Dick Burrus Pitching Stats

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Dick Burrus Hitting Stats

1919 21 Athletics 70 194 17 50 3 4 0 0 8 9 - 25 2 - 1 - .258 .294 .314
1920 22 Athletics 71 135 11 25 8 0 0 0 10 5 - 7 1 - 2 - .185 .225 .244
1925 27 Braves 152 588 82 200 41 4 5 0 87 51 - 29 10 - 3 - .340 .396 .449
1926 28 Braves 131 486 59 131 21 1 3 0 61 37 - 16 15 - 2 - .270 .324 .335
1927 29 Braves 72 220 22 70 8 3 0 0 32 17 - 10 10 - 1 - .318 .370 .382
1928 30 Braves 64 137 15 37 6 0 3 0 13 19 - 8 1 - 2 - .270 .367 .380
6 Years 560 1,760 206 513 87 12 11 0 211 138 - 95 39 - 11 - .291 .347 .373

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Dick Burrus Fielding Stats

1919 Athletics 1B 38 37 919 363 9.6 358 337 21 5 15 n/a n/a n/a .986 10.52
1919 Athletics CF 2 0 - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1919 Athletics RF 8 6 159 16 2.0 11 10 1 5 1 n/a n/a n/a .688 1.87
1920 Athletics 1B 31 23 573 271 8.7 268 252 16 3 22 n/a n/a n/a .989 12.63
1920 Athletics RF 2 1 27 1 0.5 0 0 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1925 Braves 1B 151 150 3,996 1,516 10.0 1,501 1,416 85 15 110 n/a n/a n/a .990 10.14
1926 Braves 1B 128 127 3,218 1,268 9.9 1,256 1,153 103 12 97 n/a n/a n/a .991 10.54
1927 Braves 1B 61 56 1,445 565 9.3 549 505 44 16 51 n/a n/a n/a .972 10.26
1928 Braves 1B 32 32 817 308 9.6 301 286 15 7 29 n/a n/a n/a .977 9.95
1B Totals 441 425 10,968 4,291 9.7 4,233 3,949 284 58 324 n/a n/a n/a .986 10.42
RF Totals 10 7 186 17 1.7 11 10 1 6 1 n/a n/a n/a .647 1.60
CF Totals 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
6 Years 453 432 11,154 4,308 9.5 4,244 3,959 285 64 325 n/a n/a n/a .985 10.27

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Dick Burrus Miscellaneous Stats

1919 Athletics 2 - - 8 1 n/a 0.0 7.8 24.3 - - -
1920 Athletics 0 3 .000 37 1 n/a 0.0 19.3 13.5 - - -
1925 Braves 8 9 .471 1 0 n/a 117.6 20.3 6.8 - - -
1926 Braves 4 - - 3 0 n/a 162.0 30.4 8.0 - - -
1927 Braves 3 - - 11 0 n/a 0.0 22.0 6.9 - - -
1928 Braves 1 - - 33 0 n/a 45.7 17.1 10.5 - - -
6 Years 18 12 .600 93 2 n/a 160.0 18.5 8.3 - - -

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Dick Burrus Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1919 Philadelphia Athletics n/a Undetermined n/a -
1920 Philadelphia Athletics n/a Undetermined n/a -
1925 Boston Braves n/a Undetermined n/a -
1926 Boston Braves n/a Undetermined n/a -
1927 Boston Braves n/a Undetermined n/a -
1928 Boston Braves n/a Undetermined n/a -
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