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Glenn Burke

Glenn Lawrence Burke

Position: Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: November 16, 1952 in Oakland, CA
High School: Berkeley HS (Berkeley, CA)
Schools: Merritt College (Oakland, CA), University of Nevada-Reno (Reno, NV)
Drafted
by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 17th round of the 1972 amateur draft. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 9, 1976 (Age 23)
Teams (by GP): Dodgers/Athletics 1976-1979

Final Game: June 4, 1979 (Age 26)
Died: May 30, 1995 in San Leandro, CA
Buried: Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, CA
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Standard Batting

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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
1976 23 LAD NL 25 51 46 9 11 2 0 0 5 3 2 3 8 .239 .300 .283 .583 68 13 1 1 1 0 0 8/7
1977 24 LAD NL 83 175 169 16 43 8 0 1 13 13 5 5 22 .254 .280 .320 .600 62 54 3 1 0 0 1 8/79
1978 25 TOT MLB 94 236 219 21 51 6 1 1 16 16 8 10 30 .233 .265 .283 .548 59 62 7 0 6 1 1 879/D3
1978 25 LAD NL 16 19 19 2 4 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 4 .211 .211 .211 .421 19 4 0 0 0 0 0 8/7
1978 25 OAK AL 78 217 200 19 47 6 1 1 14 15 8 10 26 .235 .270 .290 .560 62 58 7 0 6 1 1 897/D3
1979 26 OAK AL 23 94 89 4 19 2 1 0 4 3 1 4 10 .213 .247 .258 .506 41 23 3 0 1 0 1 7/98
4 Yrs 225 556 523 50 124 18 2 2 38 35 16 22 70 .237 .270 .291 .561 57 152 14 2 8 1 3
162 Game Avg. 162 400 377 36 89 13 1 1 27 25 12 16 50 .237 .270 .291 .561 57 109 10 1 6 1 2
LAD (3 yrs) 124 245 234 27 58 10 0 1 20 17 7 8 34 .248 .279 .303 .582 60 71 4 2 1 0 1
OAK (2 yrs) 101 311 289 23 66 8 2 1 18 18 9 14 36 .228 .263 .280 .543 56 81 10 0 7 1 2
NL (3 yrs) 124 245 234 27 58 10 0 1 20 17 7 8 34 .248 .279 .303 .582 60 71 4 2 1 0 1
AL (2 yrs) 101 311 289 23 66 8 2 1 18 18 9 14 36 .228 .263 .280 .543 56 81 10 0 7 1 2

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
1976 23 LAD NL 25 51 -1 0 0 1 -0 -0 -0.0 2 1 0.1 .498 .500 0.0 0.1 0 8/7
1977 24 LAD NL 83 175 -7 1 0 -7 -0 -13 -1.5 6 -8 -0.9 .483 .491 -0.1 -0.8 -0 8/79
1978 25 LAD NL 16 19 -2 0 0 -0 -0 -2 -0.3 1 -2 -0.2 .483 .498 -0.2 -0.1 -1 8/7
1978 25 OAK AL 78 217 -7 -2 -1 -1 -2 -12 -1.3 8 -5 -0.6 .483 .492 -0.5 -0.2 -4 897/D3
1979 26 OAK AL 23 94 -5 -0 -0 -5 -1 -11 -1.1 3 -8 -0.8 .451 .493 -0.3 -0.6 -3 7/98
4 Seasons 225 556 -23 -0 -0 -13 -3 -40 -4.2 19 -21 -2.4 .481 .493 -1.1 -1.6 -8
LAD (3 yrs) 124 245 -11 2 0 -7 -1 -16 -1.8 8 -8 -1.0 .486 .494 -0.3 -0.8 -1
OAK (2 yrs) 101 311 -12 -2 -1 -5 -3 -24 -2.5 11 -12 -1.4 .475 .492 -0.8 -0.8 -7

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1977 24 LAD NL NLCS PHI W 4 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977 24 LAD NL WS NYY L 3 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 0 0 0
1 Yr (2 Series) 7 12 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .083 .083 .083 .167 1 0 0 0 0 0
1 NLCS 4 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 WS 3 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 0 0 0

Standard Fielding

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Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
1976 LAD NL 23 OF 20 13 12 125.2 34 33 0 1 0 .971 1 8 2.36 1.65 .979 2.34 2.33
1976 LAD NL 23 CF 15 11 10 102.2 32 31 0 1 0 .969 2 20 2.72 2.07 .984 2.85 2.84
1976 LAD NL 23 LF 5 2 2 23.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 -1 -47 0.39 0.20 .980 2.03 2.00
1977 LAD NL 24 OF 74 35 27 432.0 102 98 1 3 0 .971 -7 -21 2.06 1.34 .978 2.26 2.26
1977 LAD NL 24 CF 65 34 27 403.0 94 91 1 2 0 .979 -6 -19 2.05 1.42 .986 2.73 2.74
1977 LAD NL 24 LF 5 0 0 11.0 3 2 0 1 0 .667 -1 -120 1.64 0.40 .973 1.96 1.92
1977 LAD NL 24 RF 5 1 0 18.0 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 2.00 0.80 .975 2.10 2.10
1978 TOT MLB 25 OF 82 55 47 534.0 165 162 1 2 0 .988 -1 -3 2.75 1.99 .979 2.45 2.42
1978 TOT MLB 25 CF 55 37 36 362.0 124 121 1 2 0 .984 -2 -8 3.03 2.22 .984 2.95 2.91
1978 TOT MLB 25 LF 17 5 4 70.0 18 18 0 0 0 1.000 1 14 2.31 1.06 .974 2.19 2.14
1978 LAD NL 25 OF 15 2 2 50.0 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -12 1.80 0.67 .980 2.30 2.29
1978 LAD NL 25 CF 11 2 2 42.0 9 9 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -14 1.93 0.82 .983 2.81 2.77
1978 LAD NL 25 LF 4 0 0 8.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 1.12 0.25 .980 2.02 1.98
1978 OAK AL 25 OF 67 53 45 484.0 155 152 1 2 0 .987 -1 -2 2.85 2.28 .979 2.47 2.45
1978 OAK AL 25 CF 44 35 34 320.0 115 112 1 2 0 .983 -2 -7 3.18 2.57 .984 2.97 2.94
1978 OAK AL 25 RF 15 13 7 102.0 25 25 0 0 0 1.000 0 5 2.21 1.67 .978 2.24 2.22
1978 OAK AL 25 LF 13 5 4 62.0 17 17 0 0 0 1.000 1 15 2.47 1.31 .974 2.21 2.19
1978 OAK AL 25 DH 4 0
1978 OAK AL 25 1B 1 0 0 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -120 9.00 1.00 .990 9.90 10.00
1979 OAK AL 26 OF 23 23 20 202.0 48 46 2 0 0 1.000 -5 -28 2.14 2.09 .981 2.46 2.43
1979 OAK AL 26 LF 21 21 18 184.0 42 40 2 0 0 1.000 -4 -29 2.05 2.00 .980 2.22 2.20
1979 OAK AL 26 RF 2 1 1 9.0 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 0 13 4.00 2.00 .980 2.20 2.20
1979 OAK AL 26 CF 1 1 1 9.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -40 2.00 2.00 .985 2.90 2.90
4 Seasons OF 199 126 106 1293.2 349 339 4 6 0 .983 -12 -12 2.39 1.72 .979 2.38 2.35
4 Seasons CF 136 83 74 876.2 252 245 2 5 0 .980 -7 -10 2.54 1.82 .985 2.84 2.82
4 Seasons LF 48 28 24 288.0 64 61 2 1 0 .984 -6 -24 1.97 1.31 .978 2.19 2.13
3 Seasons RF 22 15 8 129.0 33 33 0 0 0 1.000 1 5 2.30 1.50 .978 2.22 2.19
1 Season 1B 1 0 0 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -120 9.00 1.00 .990 9.90 10.00
4 Seasons TOT 200 126 106 1294.2 350 340 4 6 0 .983 -13 -12 2.39 1.72 .979 2.39 2.39
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

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