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Burgess Whitehead

Burgess Urquhart Whitehead (Whitey)

Position: Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 160 lb.

Born: June 29, 1910 in Tarboro, North Carolina, US
Died: November 25, 1993 in Windsor, North Carolina, US
School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)

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Minors Batting

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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
1931 21 -7.9 Columbus AA AA 135 515 169 19 7 1 .328 .398 205
1932 22 -6.5 Columbus AA AA STL 162 675 211 36 9 1 .313 .397 268
1933 23 -5.5 Columbus AA AA STL 89 347 120 20 6 1 .346 .447 155
1942 32 5.7 Toronto IL AA 148 615 528 75 137 9 6 1 46 26 9 64 56 .259 .343 .305 .648 161 6 3 20
1947 37 9.0 Jersey City IL AAA NYG 141 508 447 49 115 26 3 0 40 6 47 23 .257 .329 .329 .658 147 1 13
1948 38 11.2 Jersey City IL AAA NYG 79 316 278 44 79 9 2 1 22 3 33 16 .284 .360 .342 .702 95 0 5
6 Seasons 754 2976 2790 168 831 119 33 5 108 35 9 144 95 .298 .333 .370 .703 1031 6 4 38
AA (4 seasons) AA 534 2152 2065 75 637 84 28 4 46 26 9 64 56 .308 .330 .382 .712 789 6 3 20
AAA (2 seasons) AAA 220 824 725 93 194 35 5 1 62 9 80 39 .268 .341 .334 .675 242 1 18
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

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Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1931 21 Columbus AA AA 2B 68 370 158 195 17 .954 5.19
1932 22 Columbus AA AA STL 2B 156 874 353 488 33 .962 5.39
1933 23 Columbus AA AA STL 2B 80 452 216 223 13 .971 5.49
1933 23 St. Louis NL MLB STL SS 9 6 3 3 0 1 1.000 0.67
1933 23 St. Louis NL MLB STL 2B 3 5 1 4 0 0 1.000 1.67
1934 24 St. Louis NL MLB STL SS 29 77 40 33 4 5 .948 2.52
1934 24 St. Louis NL MLB STL 3B 28 80 30 47 3 6 .963 2.75
1934 24 St. Louis NL MLB STL 2B 48 237 88 140 9 27 .962 4.75
1935 25 St. Louis NL MLB STL SS 6 20 9 10 1 2 .950 3.17
1935 25 St. Louis NL MLB STL 3B 8 20 7 12 1 2 .950 2.38
1935 25 St. Louis NL MLB STL 2B 80 398 172 218 8 43 .980 4.88
1936 26 New York NL MLB NYG 2B 153 1026 442 552 32 107 .969 6.50
1937 27 New York NL MLB NYG 2B 152 932 394 514 24 106 .974 5.97
1939 29 New York NL MLB NYG SS 4 22 7 15 0 2 1.000 5.50
1939 29 New York NL MLB NYG 3B 1 2 1 1 0 1 1.000 2.00
1939 29 New York NL MLB NYG 2B 91 569 232 320 17 60 .970 6.07
1940 30 New York NL MLB NYG SS 4 12 6 6 0 0 1.000 3.00
1940 30 New York NL MLB NYG 3B 74 209 68 130 11 5 .947 2.68
1940 30 New York NL MLB NYG 2B 57 369 164 200 5 45 .986 6.39
1941 31 New York NL MLB NYG 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1941 31 New York NL MLB NYG 2B 104 591 288 285 18 60 .970 5.51
1942 32 Toronto IL AA 2B 146 803 380 403 20 86 .975 5.36
1946 36 Pittsburgh NL MLB PIT SS 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
1946 36 Pittsburgh NL MLB PIT 3B 4 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.25
1946 36 Pittsburgh NL MLB PIT 2B 30 135 66 64 5 14 .963 4.33
1947 37 Jersey City IL AAA NYG 2B 139 793 394 380 19 94 .976 5.57
1948 38 Jersey City IL AAA NYG 2B 77 418 191 220 7 62 .983 5.34
6 Seasons 666 3710 1692 1909 109 242 .971 5.41
2B (6 seasons) AA 2B 666 3710 1692 1909 109 242 .971 5.41
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: daafe7b7

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