Burt Carlton Hooton
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 210 lb.
Born: February 7, 1950 in Greenville, TX
High School: King HS (Corpus Christi, TX) School: University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX) by the Drafted Chicago Cubs in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 1971 amateur draft (June Secondary).
( All Transactions) Debut: June 17, 1971 (Age 21)
vs. STL 3.1 IP, 3 H, 2 SO, 5 BB, 3 ER Teams (by GP): Dodgers/Cubs/Rangers 1971-1985 Final Game: September 6, 1985 (Age 35)
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News -- February 2014
2/16 OutsidePitchMLB: “Mr October” Reggie Jackson: Reggie Jackson was my first favorite Yankee. No one hit a ball over that short right field harder or faster than Him. He brought ...
2/7 The Baseball Continuum: The All “Share-My-Birthday” Team: Today is my birthday. So, in honor of that, here is the all “Share-My-Birthday” team: Starting Pitcher: Earl Whitehill, ... News -- January 2014
1/1 Tyler's Think Tank: Questionable Cy Youngs: 1970-1979: 1970 AL Jim PerryPerry won a major league-best 24 games but didn't lead the league in anything else and wasn't even worth four ... News -- October 2013
10/30 WasWatching: Greatest Post-Seasons Ever By A Starting Pitcher: Mr. Wacha has a chance to put himself in a nice class tonight: Rk Player Year #Matching W L W-L% ERA GS CG IP ER HR SO WHIP 1 ...
10/1 James Smyth Broadcast: Top Yankees Postseason Home Runs by Inning: Second Inning: It's time for the second installment of our series. The first one ran yesterday in case you missed it. Here are the biggest second-inning ... News -- September 2013
9/23 MetsToday.com: Mets Game 155: Win Over Phillies: Mets 4 Phillies 3 Now THAT’S what we call a winning streak! Mets Game Notes The Las Vegas 51s Mets played a fantastic game ... News -- July 2013
7/24 James Smyth Broadcast: No-Hitting and One-Hitting the Same Team: Angels righty Jered Weaver no-hit the Minnesota Twins on May 2, 2012. A little over a year later, the Twins were back in Anaheim ... News -- June 2013
6/30 Rising Apple: Amazin’Look Back, 6/30/1973: Mets Top Cubs, 2-1: The Mets defeated the Cubs today at Wrigley by the score of 2-1. Jon Matlackwent the distance for the win, allowing 1 run on 5 ... News -- May 2013
5/31 Billy-Ball.com: Travis Wood is grand: Cubs pitcher Travis Wood hit a 4th inning grand slam off the White Sox Jake Peavy to lead his team to an 8-3 win at Wrigley Field. ...
5/15 Rising Apple: Amazin’ Look Back: May 15, 1973 – Cubs Outlast Mets 4-3 In Wrigley: After an off day, the Mets were in Chicago today for a one game showdown against the first place Cubs. April’s Pitcher ... News -- April 2013
4/16 Baseball de World: Today in Baseball History – April 16: April 16, 1929 Hall of Famer Earl Averill of Cleveland becomes the first American League player to hit a home run in his first ... News -- January 2013
1/16 Chicken Friars: Burt Hooton Named Pitching Coach For The TinCaps: The San Diego Padres announced on Monday that it had named Burt Hooton as pitching coach for the Fort Wayne TinCaps, a class A ... News -- November 2012
11/16 The Greatest 21 Days: Scott Bryant, Too Superstitious - 740: Originally posted Aug. 20, 2010 Scott Bryant recalled his 1980s college days in 2009, college days that included rituals before ... News -- August 2012
8/15 High Heat Stats: King Felix wears the crown of perfection: Mariners’ ace Felix Hernandez collected his and the team’s first-ever perfecto, fanning 12 Rays in a 1-0 victory, ... News -- June 2012
6/4 WasWatching: 5+ BB Allowed In A No-Hitter: Here’s the list to do this, since 1918 - Rk Player Date Tm Opp Rslt IP H R ER BB SO GSc 1 Jim Maloney 1965-08-19 (1) CIN ...
6/2 High Heat Stats: Consecutive CG shutouts by decade: By request of HHS reader Brett, here are the longest individual shutout streaks since 1918, broken down by decade. Note that streaks ... News -- January 2012
1/11 High Heat Stats: WAAS for Pitchers: (For an explanation of the Wins Above All-Star Level method, as well as position-player values, see previous post.)The following ... News -- September 2011
9/22 B-R Blog: Matt Moore fans 11 Yanks in his first start: Thursday night in the Bronx, 22-year-old Matt Moore, Tampa's latest pitching phenom, struck out 11 over 5 scoreless innings ...
9/2 NY Baseball Digest: Gary Gaetti to Lead Sugar Land Franchise in the Atlantic League: Every Friday we discuss what is happening with independent baseball. Today, we take a look at the new Sugar Land, Texas franchise ... News -- July 2011
7/19 B-R Blog: Longest Streaks With 6+ IP On The Road Since 1919: From Doc Halladay to Sloppy Thurston! Here is the leader board on this one - Rk Strk Start End Games W L GS CG SHO GF SV IP ... News -- June 2011
6/13 B-R Blog: “What are the odds?” … of 3 straight no-hitters?: Johnny Vander Meer's feat of consecutive no-hitters in 1938 is often described as "the most unbreakable record in baseball." Do ...
6/6 The Captain's Blog: Early Returns: MLB Draftees Who Have Jumped Right Into the Big Leagues: Once conducted in relative obscurity, the MLB Rule IV draft has gained increased exposure over the last few years. However, because ... News -- May 2011
5/26 B-R Blog: 1977 Topps #534 Paul Splittorff: Paul Splittorff of the Royals has died at the age of 64. He is the Royals' all-time leader in Wins: Rank Player Wins IP 1. Paul ... News -- April 2011
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 ...
4/14 B-R Blog: Unlikely No-Hit Pitchers: One of the fun new things we can do with the PI is to sort the results of a game-finder search by a season finder. Here are all ... News -- February 2011
2/10 B-R Blog: Card of the Week: 1974 Topps Traded Fernando Gonzalez: Night Owl, our blog contributor to Card of the Week posts, recently posted a 1974 Topps Traded card featuring Fernando Gonzalez. ...
2/7 B-R Blog: 4+ Post-Season Games With GS = 65+: How many pitchers have 4+ post-season games in their career with a Game Score of 65 or better? Here's the list - Rk Player #Matching ... News -- November 2010
11/26 B-R Blog: Pitchers With 4+ Wins In A Single Post-Season: Tim Lincecum this season brought the list to fifteen. Here's the entire gang - Rk Player Year #Matching W L W-L% ERA GS CG ... 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 ...
10/18 B-R Blog: Which Staff Had the Most Wins in Their Future?: Here's an interesting question sent to us by B-R reader Phil: "I've been a Mets fan since 1967, when, as the youngest kid in my ...
10/15 B-R Blog: Lucky Starters In October: How many pitchers have more than one start in the post-season where they had a Game Score of 50 or less and still ended up with ... News -- June 2010
6/25 B-R Blog: Edwin Jackson no-hitter: In what has been an up-and-down season for Edwin Jackson, tonight he hits a peak by no-hitting the Rays.
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6/18 B-R Blog: Games Scores > 63 in first 3 starts of a career: Stephen Strasburg, if I did my math correctly, earned himself another 75 Game Score tonight, giving him two 75's sandwiching a ...
6/7 B-R Blog: Worst wins: A reader named Ellis asked me to post the "worst wins" of all time. Below are the results of what I found.
All of these games ... News -- May 2010
5/20 B-R Blog: WAR Data: Best Starting Pitchers Not In the Hall of Fame: Yesterday, I looked at the best eligible position players not in the Hall of Fame by WAR, and you responded with your votes by ...