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Rick Burleson
Richard Paul Burleson (Rooster)

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 5' 10", Weight 165 lb.
School Cerritos JC

MLB Debut May 4, 1974
Final Game July 8, 1987
Born April 29, 1951 in Lynwood, CA

Batting   Glossary     Home Run Log       Vs. All Pitchers
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 Year Ag Tm  Lg   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   OPS   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1974 23 BOA AL  122  376   46   95  10   0   6   36   2   4   28   36  .253  .305  .327  .632  123   1   2   0   1   7  
 1975 24 BOA AL  160  621   73  158  22   1  10   68   5   2   38   61  .254  .298  .341  .639  212  53   4   4   2  12  
 1976 25 BOA AL  150  560   81  138  19   0   7   53   5   2   81   49  .246  .346  .318  .664  178  11   5   1   7  13  
 1977 26 BOA AL  159  668   91  193  30   5   4   71   0   1   44   92  .289  .334  .367  .701  245  11  10   0   6  10  
 1978 27 BOA AL  162  613   66  150  22   7   8   83   2   5   22   67  .245  .271  .343  .613  210  45   8   0   3  19  
 1979 28 BOA AL  162  642   80  150  35   4   7   64   6   2   35   64  .234  .275  .333  .609  214  50   8   0   5  14  
 1980 29 BOA AL  114  473   53  120  11   0   4   34   1   4   41   38  .254  .321  .302  .624  143   8   2   0   7  12  
         LAN NL   47  181   18   46   6   0   2   18   2   2   15   18  .254  .317  .320  .637   58  10   1   0   2   5  
         TOT     161  654   71  166  17   0   6   52   3   6   56   56  .254  .320  .307  .627  201  18   3   0   9  17 
 1981 30 LAN NL  162  657  100  191  20   2   6   73   5   5   59   59  .291  .352  .355  .707  233  24   3   3   5   7  MVP-13
 1982 31 LAN NL   32   40    6    6   1   0   0    1   0   0    5    1  .150  .277  .175  .452    7   4   0   0   2   0  
 1983 32 LAN NL   77  119    9   43   6   0   0   16   0   0    7   13  .361  .397  .412  .809   49   0   0   0   0   0  
 1984           [Did not play]
 1985           [Did not play]
 1986 35 LAN NL   87  266   34   78  13   0   2   31   0   4   37   33  .293  .379  .365  .743   97   2   4   0   2   4  
 1987 36 NYA AL   22   61    7   20   6   1   1    9   0   0    7    9  .328  .397  .508  .905   31   3   0   0   0   4  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 12 Seasons     1456 5277  664 1388 201  20  57  557  28  31  419  540  .263  .320  .341  .661 1800 222  47   8  42 107
 Per 162 games        587   74  154  22   2   6   62   3   3   47   60                          200  25   5   1   5  12
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27  AB  PH PHR  PAvg  E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  Pos  Defense  Diff Star
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1974 23 BOA AL  11   36   3.4   0   0   0  .000  20  138   92  .667    0    0  .000  SS   3e34      -61   
 1975 24 BOA AL  27   64   3.3   1   0   0  .000  29  191  146  .764    0    0  .000  SS   2e29        5   
 1976 25 BOA AL  37   67   4.0   0   0   0  .000  19  133   90  .677    0    0  .000  SS   3e36      -85   
 1977 26 BOA AL  29   84   4.5   0   0   0  .000  20  177  136  .768    0    0  .000  SS   2e25      -19   
 1978 27 BOA AL  39   53   2.7   0   0   0  .000  17  200  179  .895    0    0  .000  SS   1e17      -20   
 1979 28 BOA AL  41   60   2.9   0   0   0  .000  18  211  192  .910    0    0  .000  SS   1e18      -75   
 1980 29 BOA AL  42   46   3.3   0   0   0  .000  18  144  125  .868    0    0  .000  SS   1e23      -84   
         LAN NL  28   18   3.3   0   0   0  .000  10   40   30  .750    0    0  .000  SS   1e23      -71   
         TOT                     0   0   0  .000  28  184  155  .842    0    0  .000
 1981 30 LAN NL  25   86   4.6   0   0   0  .000  16  165  147  .891    0    0  .000  SS   1e19      -22   
 1982 31 LAN NL  47    2   2.0   1   0   0  .000   1   17   13  .765    0    0  .000  SS   2e12       19   
 1983 32 LAN NL  79   20   7.2  55  19   0  .345   0   14    9  .643    0    0  .000  SS   4e25      116   
 1984           [Did not play]
 1985           [Did not play]
 1986 35 LAN NL   8   38   5.2   5   1   0  .200   9   67   40  .597    0    0  .000  SS   4e12      -11   
 1987 36 NYA AL  31   11   6.3   1   1   0 1.000   2   23   12  .522    0    0  .000  2B   4e18      311   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 12 Seasons          591   3.7  63  21   0  .333 179 1520 1211  .797    0    0  .000                 -33   1
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 19.2 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1974 23 BOA AL  SS  106   172  340   19   74  .964  101  889.0  5.18
                 2B   21    13   12    1    3  .962    1   46.1  4.86
                 3B    1     0    1    0    0 1.000    0    1.0  9.00
 1975 24 BOA AL  SS  159   322  486   29  112  .965  158 1432.0  5.08
 1976 25 BOA AL  SS  150   232  492   19   82  .974  150 1308.2  4.98
 1977 26 BOA AL  SS  159   292  520   20  107  .976  159 1436.1  5.09
 1978 27 BOA AL  SS  162   308  468   17  102  .979  162 1470.0  4.75
 1979 28 BOA AL  SS  162   298  561   18  104  .979  162 1462.1  5.29  GG
 1980 29 BOA AL  SS  114   214  380   18   81  .971  114 1035.1  5.16
         LAN NL  SS   47    84  125   10   34  .954   46  425.0  4.43
 1981 30 LAN NL  SS  162   268  519   16   76  .980  162 1450.1  4.88
 1982 31 LAN NL  SS   30    24   56    1    5  .988   13  137.0  5.26
                 2B    1     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    1.0  9.00
 1983 32 LAN NL  SS   24    27   51    0   13 1.000   16  140.1  5.00
 1984           [Did not play]
 1985           [Did not play]
 1986 35 LAN NL  SS   77   130  215    8   39  .977   76  603.0  5.15
                 3B    1     0    0    1    0  .000    0    6.0  0.00
                 2B    1     0    1    0    0 1.000    0    5.0  1.80
 1987 36 NYA AL  2B   22    44   45    2   14  .978   19  168.2  4.75
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1974 ALCS  BOA OAA   W    4   5  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0
      WS    BOA CIN   L    3  10  2  2  0  0  0   0  0  1  .200  .200  .200  0
 1975 ALCS  BOA OAA   L    5  19  2  4  0  0  1   1  0  2  .211  .211  .368  0
 1976 ALCS  BOA KCA   L    4  10  3  1  0  0  0   1  4  1  .100  .357  .100  1
 1977 ALCS  BOA KCA   W    5  21  5  6  2  0  0   0  0  2  .286  .318  .381  0
      WS    BOA CIN   L    6  21  1  4  0  0  1   3  3  3  .190  .280  .333  0
 1978 ALCS  BOA KCA   W    5  19  0  5  1  0  0   1  0  1  .263  .300  .316  1
      WS    BOA PIN   W    4  17  1  5  0  0  0   2  1  3  .294  .333  .294  1
 1979 ALCS  BOA CHA   W    3  13  2  5  1  0  0   2  2  0  .385  .467  .462  0
      WS    BOA CIN   W    5  19  1  2  0  0  0   1  1  2  .105  .150  .105  1
 1980 NLCS  LAN MON   W    5  16  3  8  1  0  0   1  4  1  .500  .600  .562  0
      WS    LAN NYA   W    6  24  4  5  0  0  0   2  3  4  .208  .296  .208  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1974  BOA   93-69   Mike Tomeo
 1975  BOA  107-55   Mike Tomeo
 1976  BOA  108-54   Mike Tomeo
 1977  BOA  110-52   Mike Tomeo
 1978  BOA  108-54   Mike Tomeo
 1979  BOA  106-56   Mike Tomeo
 1980  BOA   84-78   Mike Tomeo
 1980  LAN   94-68   Billy Vanson
 1981  LAN   94-68   Billy Vanson
 1982  LAN   94-68   Billy Vanson
 1983  LAN   87-75   Billy Vanson
 1986  LAN   83-79   Billy Vanson
 1987  NYA   76-86   Robert Rescigno

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