John David Burkett
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 175 lb.
Born: November 28, 1964 in New Brighton, PA
High School: Beaver HS (Beaver, PA) by the Drafted San Francisco Giants in the 6th round of the 1983 amateur draft. Signed June 18, 1983.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 15, 1987 (Age 22)
vs. SDP 2.0 IP, 3 H, 2 SO, 0 BB, 3 ER Teams (by GP): Giants/Rangers/Braves/RedSox/Marlins 1987-2003 Agents: Tommy Tanzer [*] Final Game: September 26, 2003 (Age 38)
About biographical information
News -- February 2014
2/25 Tomahawk Take: Why Isn't Leo Mazzone In The Braves Hall of Fame? As Brandon noted earlier, today the Braves announced that ...
2/25 elysianfielders.com: 1964 in a Box: Giants Checking In: Barry Bonds, Riverside, CA John Burkett, New Brighton, PA Ellis Burks, Vicksburg, MS Will Clark, New Orleans, ... News -- December 2013
12/5 The Greatest 21 Days: Mark Grater, Pitching Assessment - 397: Originally published April 24, 2011Sent back down to the minors in May 1993, Mark Grater didn't feel like he had the chance to ... News -- October 2013
10/20 Baseballhotcorner.com: World Series Preview: St.Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red Sox: After 170 baseball games and over 1500 innings the stage has been set for the 2013 World Series between the St.Louis Cardinals ... News -- September 2013
9/17 elysianfielders.com: Memorable September Call-Up: Rich Aurilia: On December 22, 1994, the Giants traded former ace John Burkett to the Texas Rangers for two minor-leaguers, shortstop Rich Aurilia ... News -- July 2013
7/8 The Cardboard Examiner: 1993 TOPPS FINEST: #44 JOHN BURKETT: MADE THE MOST OF A SO-SO ARM.LED THE '01 BRAVES OF MADDUX AND GLAVINE WITH A 3.04 ERA.DEFINING THE PLAYERSoft-tosser John Burkett ... News -- July 2012
7/5 Rising Apple: This Date in Mets History: 1994 – Saberhagen Shuts Down Giants, 4-2, at Candlestick: The 1994 New York Mets are attempting to be better through 81 games than their 1993 counterparts (25-56), and they are doing so ... News -- November 2011
11/8 The Pesky Pole: Defending Theo:
Theo Epstein has left Boston and the bashing has begun. It seems every article and every talk show host list every single ...
11/4 High Heat Stats: Bob Forsch: Holy crap--a second untimely death in two days as Bob Forsch passes away shortly after throwing out the first pitch at Game 7 ... News -- October 2011
10/4 MLBTradeRumors: Theo Epstein And Starting Pitching:
Theo Epstein was hired as GM of the Red Sox on November 25th, 2002, so he's coming up on nine years at the helm. The fatal ... News -- April 2011
4/24 The Greatest 21 Days: Mark Grater, Pitching Assessment - 121: Sent back down to the minors in May 1993, Mark Grater didn't feel like he had the chance to really show what he had. In six outings ...
4/20 B-R Blog: One Time All-Stars, Most Seasons Without 20 Wins Or Saves: Of all the pitchers to once make an All-Star team, who has the most seasons where he did not win or save 20 games? Here's the ... News -- November 2010
11/16 B-R Blog: Most Cheap Wins Since 1920: Bill James says that it's a “Cheap Win” when a starting pitcher wins a game where his Game Score was under 50. So, what pitchers ... News -- October 2010
10/21 B-R Blog: Data Dump: Postseason Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio Leaders: B-R user Simmy Cohen noticed that we don't have a K/BB leaderboard on our all-time playoff pitching leaders page, and asked if ...
10/6 B-R Blog: More Random Division Series Notes: Tacking on to Andy's playoff thoughts from earlier today... Familiarity Breeds Contempt The 2010 Yankees-Twins ALDS represents ... News -- July 2010
7/14 MLBTradeRumors: Remembering the 1996 Trade Deadline: We remember 1996. Keep in mind, as you hear all the names of yesteryear exchanged- this was the last year the National League ... News -- June 2010
6/14 B-R Blog: News & notes: Lilly, Floyd, Posada, Young, Greinke: News and notes from Sunday's games:
Ted Lilly and Gavin Floyd locked up in a great game yesterday. Floyd didn't allow a hit until ...