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Jack Burns

John Joseph Burns

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

Born: May 13, 1878 in Salford, Manchester, United Kingdom (All Transactions)
Debut: September 11, 1903 (Age 25.121, 2,555th in MLB history)
Team: Tigers 1903-1904

Last Game: April 22, 1904 (Age 25.345)
Died: June 24, 1957 in Waterford, CT
Buried: Jordan Cemetery, Waterford, CT
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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
1903 25 DET AL 11 42 37 2 10 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 .270 .325 .270 .595 83 10 2 2 4
1904 26 DET AL 4 17 16 3 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 .125 .176 .125 .301 -3 2 0 0 /4
2 Yrs 15 59 53 5 12 0 0 0 4 1 2 1 .226 .281 .226 .507 58 12 2 2
162 Game Avg. 162 637 572 54 130 0 0 0 43 11 22 11 .226 .281 .226 .507 58 130 22 22

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
1903 25 DET AL 11 42 -0 0 0 1 0 1 0.1 2 2 0.2 .508 .501 0.2 0.1 1 4
1904 26 DET AL 4 17 -2 0 0 0 0 -2 -0.2 1 -1 -0.1 .454 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 /4
2 Seasons 15 59 -2 0 0 1 0 -1 -0.1 2 1 0.1 .494 .500 0.0 0.1 0

Standard Fielding

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Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
1903 DET AL 25 2B 11 53 19 33 1 5 .981 4.73 .943 5.11
1904 DET AL 26 2B 4 21 11 9 1 1 .952 5.00 .954 5.10
2 Seasons 2B 15 74 30 42 2 6 .973 4.80 .946 5.11
2 Seasons TOT 15 74 30 42 2 6 .973 4.80 .946 5.11
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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Name and misspellings: John jach Jack jakie joe Joseph Burns

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