Burt Shotton Stats

Burt Shotton was born on Saturday, October 18, 1884, in Brownhelm, Ohio. Shotton was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 13, 1909, with the St. Louis Browns. 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 Burt Shotton baseball stats page.

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"I don't know who the fellow was who came up with the first curve ball. I don't know when or where, but whoever it was, when he did it he took all the joy out of baseball." - Burt Shotton in The Quotable Baseball Fanatic (2004)

Burt Shotton


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Birth Name:
Burton Edwin Shotton
Nickname:
Barney
Born On:
10-18-1884  (Libra)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Brownhelm, Ohio
Year of Death Data Died On:
07-29-1962 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Lake Wales, Florida
Cemetery:
Lake Wales Cemetery, Lake Wales, Florida
High School:
Undetermined
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-11
Player Weight Chart Weight:
175
First Game:
09-13-1909 (Age 24)
Last Game:
04-21-1923
Draft:
Not Applicable

Burt Shotton

Burt Shotton Pitching Stats

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Burt Shotton Hitting Stats

1909 25 Browns 17 61 5 16 0 1 0 0 0 5 - - 4 - 1 - .262 .328 .295
1911 27 Browns 139 572 84 146 11 8 0 0 36 51 - - 6 - 1 - .255 .317 .302
1912 28 Browns 154 580 87 168 15 8 2 0 40 86 - - 6 - 9 - .290 .390 .353
1913 29 Browns 147 549 105 163 23 8 1 0 28 99 - 63 6 - 1 - .297 .405 .373
1914 30 Browns 154 579 82 156 19 9 0 0 38 64 - 66 10 - 2 - .269 .344 .333
1915 31 Browns 156 559 93 158 18 11 1 0 30 118 - 62 6 - 2 - .283 .409 .360
1916 32 Browns 156 614 97 174 23 6 1 0 36 110 - 65 4 - 0 - .283 .392 .345
1917 33 Browns 118 398 47 89 9 1 1 0 20 62 - 47 8 - 1 - .224 .330 .259
1918 34 Senators 126 505 68 132 16 7 0 0 21 67 - 28 3 - 1 - .261 .349 .321
1919 35 Cardinals 85 270 35 77 13 5 1 0 20 22 - 25 6 - 1 - .285 .341 .381
1920 36 Cardinals 62 180 28 41 5 0 1 0 12 18 - 14 3 - 2 - .228 .305 .272
1921 37 Cardinals 38 48 9 12 1 1 1 0 7 7 - 4 0 - 1 - .250 .357 .375
1922 38 Cardinals 34 30 5 6 1 0 0 0 2 4 - 6 0 - 0 - .200 .294 .233
1923 39 Cardinals 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 - .000 .000 .000
14 Years 1,387 4,945 746 1,338 154 65 9 0 290 713 - 380 62 - 22 - .271 .365 .333

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Burt Shotton Fielding Stats

1912 Browns CF 154 - - 426 2.8 401 381 20 25 7 n/a n/a n/a .941 0.00
1913 Browns CF 146 - - 406 2.8 386 357 29 20 11 n/a n/a n/a .951 0.00
1914 Browns CF 152 - - 398 2.6 374 359 15 24 4 n/a n/a n/a .940 0.00
1915 Browns CF 5 4 108 15 3.0 12 12 0 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .800 3.00
1915 Browns LF 138 138 3,567 297 2.2 278 264 14 19 3 n/a n/a n/a .936 2.10
1915 Browns RF 11 11 303 20 1.8 19 18 1 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .950 1.69
1916 Browns LF 156 156 468 402 2.6 382 357 25 20 6 n/a n/a n/a .950 22.04
1917 Browns LF 107 103 2,709 208 1.9 192 182 10 16 6 n/a n/a n/a .923 1.91
1918 Senators CF 1 1 27 2 2.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.00
1918 Senators LF 68 66 1,833 176 2.6 166 159 7 10 1 n/a n/a n/a .943 2.45
1918 Senators RF 55 55 1,524 2,135 38.8 2,126 2,118 8 9 6 n/a n/a n/a .996 37.67
1919 Cardinals LF 67 65 1,566 123 1.8 114 104 10 9 2 n/a n/a n/a .927 1.97
1919 Cardinals RF 1 0 - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1920 Cardinals CF 2 0 - 4 2.0 3 3 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .750 0.00
1920 Cardinals LF 42 39 873 189 4.5 186 177 9 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .984 5.75
1920 Cardinals RF 6 4 102 15 2.5 15 15 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.97
1921 Cardinals CF 10 7 150 119 11.9 118 116 2 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .992 21.24
1921 Cardinals LF 1 1 24 5 5.0 5 5 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 5.63
1922 Cardinals CF 1 0 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1922 Cardinals LF 1 0 - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1922 Cardinals RF 1 1 21 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.29
LF Totals 580 568 11,040 1,400 2.4 1,323 1,248 75 77 20 n/a n/a n/a .945 3.24
CF Totals 471 12 291 1,370 2.9 1,296 1,230 66 74 23 n/a n/a n/a .946 120.25
RF Totals 74 71 1,950 2,171 29.3 2,161 2,152 9 10 7 n/a n/a n/a .995 29.92
11 Years 1,125 651 13,281 4,941 4.4 4,780 4,630 150 161 50 n/a n/a n/a .967 9.72

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Burt Shotton Miscellaneous Stats

1909 Browns 3 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 - - -
1911 Browns 26 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 15.9 - - -
1912 Browns 35 26 .574 0 0 n/a 290.0 0.0 14.5 - - -
1913 Browns 43 - - 0 0 n/a 549.0 8.7 19.6 - - -
1914 Browns 40 29 .580 0 0 n/a 0.0 8.8 15.2 - - -
1915 Browns 43 32 .573 0 0 n/a 559.0 9.0 18.6 - - -
1916 Browns 41 28 .594 0 0 n/a 614.0 9.4 17.1 - - -
1917 Browns 16 - - 0 0 n/a 398.0 8.5 19.9 - - -
1918 Senators 25 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 18.0 24.0 - - -
1919 Cardinals 16 - - 12 0 n/a 270.0 10.8 13.5 - - -
1920 Cardinals 5 1 .833 8 5 n/a 180.0 12.9 15.0 - - -
1921 Cardinals 0 2 .000 24 4 n/a 48.0 12.0 6.9 - - -
1922 Cardinals 0 1 .000 29 2 n/a 0.0 5.0 15.0 - - -
1923 Cardinals 0 0 .000 0 1 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 - - -
14 Years 293 119 .711 73 12 n/a 549.4 13.0 17.1 - - -

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Burt Shotton Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1909 St. Louis Browns n/a Undetermined n/a -
1911 St. Louis Browns n/a Undetermined n/a -
1912 St. Louis Browns n/a Undetermined n/a -
1913 St. Louis Browns n/a Undetermined n/a -
1914 St. Louis Browns n/a Undetermined n/a -
1915 St. Louis Browns n/a Undetermined n/a -
1916 St. Louis Browns n/a Undetermined n/a -
1917 St. Louis Browns n/a Undetermined n/a -
1918 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a -
1919 St. Louis Cardinals n/a Undetermined n/a -
1920 St. Louis Cardinals n/a Undetermined n/a -
1921 St. Louis Cardinals n/a Undetermined n/a -
1922 St. Louis Cardinals n/a Undetermined n/a -
1923 St. Louis Cardinals n/a Undetermined n/a -
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