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Rick Burleson

Richard Paul Burleson (Rooster)

Positions: Shortstop and Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 165 lb.

Born: April 29, 1951 in Lynwood, California, US
High Schools: Warren HS (South Gate, CA), Warren HS (Downey, CA)

Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 8th round of the 1969 MLB June Amateur Draft from Warren HS (Downey, CA) and the Boston Red Sox in the 1st round (5th) of the 1970 MLB January Draft-Secondary Phase from Warren HS (Downey, CA).

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Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1970 19 -2.0 Winter Haven FLOR A BOS 118 485 419 42 92 13 4 1 29 6 12 49 72 .220 .307 .277 .584 116 6 6 5
1971 20 -1.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs A BOS 106 448 417 59 113 18 4 6 42 8 1 25 46 .271 .310 .376 .687 157 0 3 3
1971 20 -2.3 Winston-Salem CARL A BOS 77 318 299 35 82 14 2 4 30 2 1 15 31 .274 .307 .375 .682 112 0 2 2
1971 20 -0.7 Greenville WCRS A BOS 29 130 118 24 31 4 2 2 12 6 0 10 15 .263 .318 .381 .699 45 0 1 1
1972 21 -1.8 Pawtucket EL AA BOS 136 568 488 59 115 26 0 9 51 3 6 71 71 .236 .335 .344 .679 168 3 3 3
1973 22 -2.9 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 146 531 477 58 120 20 1 6 45 4 1 37 68 .252 .312 .335 .647 160 6 8 3
1974 23 -2.2 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 10 42 41 7 14 4 0 1 4 0 1 1 1 .341 .357 .512 .869 21 0 0 0
1983 32 6.9 Edmonton PCL AAA CAL 14 55 51 3 10 3 0 0 4 2 0 4 11 .196 .255 .255 .509 13 0 0 0 0
6 Seasons 530 2129 1893 228 464 84 9 23 175 23 21 187 269 .245 .316 .335 .651 635 15 20 14 0
A (2 seasons) A 224 933 836 101 205 31 8 7 71 14 13 74 118 .245 .308 .327 .635 273 6 9 8
AA (1 season) AA 136 568 488 59 115 26 0 9 51 3 6 71 71 .236 .335 .344 .679 168 3 3 3
AAA (3 seasons) AAA 170 628 569 68 144 27 1 7 53 6 2 42 80 .253 .310 .341 .651 194 6 8 3 0
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1970 19 Winter Haven FLOR A BOS SS 117 626 188 400 38 50 .939 5.03
1971 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs A BOS SS 106 514 150 330 34 47 .934 4.53
1971 20 Winston-Salem CARL A BOS SS 77 403 118 262 23 34 .943 4.94
1971 20 Greenville WCRS A BOS SS 29 111 32 68 11 13 .901 3.45
1972 21 Pawtucket EL AA BOS SS 135 594 191 380 23 80 .961 4.23
1973 22 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS SS 114 535 175 339 21 70 .961 4.51
1973 22 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 2B 35 162 66 92 4 26 .975 4.51
1974 23 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS SS 10 49 10 36 3 8 .939 4.60
1983 32 Edmonton PCL AAA CAL SS 11 36 17 16 3 4 .917 3.00
6 Seasons 528 2516 797 1593 126 285 .950 4.53
SS (6 seasons) SS 493 2354 731 1501 122 259 .948 4.53
2B (1 season) 2B 35 162 66 92 4 26 .975 4.51

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1997 46 Lancaster CALL A+ SEA 1 of 1 141 75 66 .532
1998 47 Lancaster CALL A+ SEA 1 of 1 140 78 62 .557
1999 48 San Bernardino CALL A+ LAD 1 of 1 141 80 61 .567
2000 49 San Antonio TL AA LAD 1 of 1 140 64 76 .457
2001 50 Billings PION Rk CIN 1 of 1 75 46 29 .613
2002 51 Billings PION Rk CIN 1 of 1 75 38 37 .507
2003 52 Billings PION Rk CIN 1 of 2 76 41 35 .539
2003 52 Louisville IL AAA CIN 2 of 2 33 16 17 .485
2004 53 Louisville IL AAA CIN 1 of 1 144 67 77 .465
2005 54 Billings PION Rk CIN 1 of 1 76 43 33 .566
2006 55 Billings PION Rk CIN 1 of 1 76 51 25 .671
2007 56 Reds GULF Rk CIN 1 of 3 56 15 41 .268
11 Seasons 1173 614 559 .523
Rk (6 seasons) 434 234 200 .539
A+ (3 seasons) 422 233 189 .552
AAA (2 seasons) 177 83 94 .469
AA (1 season) 140 64 76 .457

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1970 19 Winter Haven Red Sox Florida State League A BOS
1971 20 Winston-Salem Red Sox Carolina League A BOS
1971 20 Greenville Red Sox Western Carolinas League A BOS
1972 21 Pawtucket Red Sox Eastern League AA BOS
1973 22 Pawtucket Red Sox International League AAA BOS
1974 23 Pawtucket Red Sox International League AAA BOS
1974 23 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 1974-05-04 1974-10-02
1975 24 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 1975-04-08 1975-09-27
1976 25 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 1976-04-09 1976-10-03
1977 26 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 1977-04-07 1977-09-30
1978 27 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 1978-04-07 1978-10-02
1979 28 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 1979-04-05 1979-09-29
1980 29 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 1980-04-10 1980-10-01
1981 30 California Angels American League MLB CAL 1 1981-04-09 1981-10-04
1982 31 California Angels American League MLB CAL 1 1982-04-06 1982-04-17
1983 32 Edmonton Trappers Pacific Coast League AAA CAL
1983 32 California Angels American League MLB CAL 1 1983-06-30 1983-09-08
1984 33 California Angels American League MLB CAL 1 1984-09-01 1984-09-19
1986 35 California Angels American League MLB CAL 1 1986-04-08 1986-10-05
1987 36 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB BAL 1 1987-04-06 1987-07-08

Sabr ID: 30d4e9e7

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